Dymples Leong is a Senior Analyst with Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS) at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Her research focuses on behavioural insights and policymaking, strategic communications, social media and online radicalisation. Her commentaries have been published in newspapers and journals such as The Straits Times, East Asia Forum, The Diplomat and Asian Journal of Pacific Affairs. Dymples holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Marketing and Management from the University of Newcastle Australia.
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