Hou, Mike Minzheng
Mike was a PhD student in our lab from 2018-2021. Mike's research focused on social and political psychology, specifically in the domains of intergroup relations, immigration, and national identity. Before pursuing his PhD, Mike was a Naval Combat Officer in the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), where he was busy defending the country through strategic policy planning at RSN HQ, as well as leading frontline operations on a state-of-the-art frigate. In his free time, Mike enjoys judo practice and also teaches Japanese to anyone who is interested. His favorite pastime is to get high on some bi-ru at izakayas. Mike is now Associate Director (Strategic Planning) at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Institute of Policy Studies Social Lab.