Serina Abdul Rahman is Associate Fellow at the Malaysia Programme at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. A conservation scientist and environmental anthropologist, she is fascinated with all facets of Malaysia’s rural outskirts.
Her publications are all tributaries of this interest, ranging from rural politics to poverty and livelihoods to socio-economic values of coastal habitats and the Islamic radicalisation of rural women.
She was awarded the Iskandar Malaysia Social Hero Award 2014 (for Environmental Protection – Individual), and is the Malaysian Ambassador for Citizen Science Asia. She is also Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Southeast Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore.