Tan Chee-Beng

Tan Chee-Beng is a cultural anthropologist from Malaysia. He receives PhD from Cornell University in 1979. His ethnographic research has brought him on adventures across the various states of Malaysia and also in mainland China. Dr Tan has had teaching experiences in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Guangzhou. His research interests include cultural change and identity, ethnicity and ethnic relations, religion, food and culture, indigenous people and ethnic Chinese communities. He is currently Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Tunku Abdul Rahman University and the Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.