Dr Chou is Nanyang Assistant Professor in Public Policy and Global Affairs at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and an Associate Fellow at EU Centre Singapore.
She has a PhD in international studies (Cambridge), MPhil in European politics and society (Oxford), MA in European public administration (Leiden), and a BA in political science (University of California, Berkeley).
Specialising in public policy (talent migration, research and higher education policies), regionalism (EU, Asia) and international relations, Dr Chou is the PI and co-PI for the following projects:
Singapore in the global talent race (2015-17, National Research Foundation);
Doing higher education regionalism (2015-16, Merlion Grant);
Regionalism and the global higher education market (2014-17, Ministry of Education);
Competing for talent in a globalised world (2013-16, NTU)
She is also the Academic Coordinator of the UACES Collaborative Research Network on the European Research Area, which consists of more than 90 social scientists and legal scholars researching higher education governance from around the world.