David Deterding

Associate Professors

Ampuan Hj Brahim bin Ampuan Hj Tengah

Hj Asbol bin Hj Mail

Gary Jones

James McLellan

Khondker Iftekhar Iqbal

Noor Azam OKMB Haji-Othman

Ahsan Ullah

Senior Assistant Professors

Aini binti Hj Karim

Rommel Curaming

Debbie Ho

Hj Ramlee bin Hj Tinkong

Hjh Dyg Fatimah binti Hj Awang Chuchu

Johannes L. Kurz

Md Shafi Noor Islam

Paul Deyuan He

Salbrina Hj Sharbawi

Sharifah Nurul Huda Alkaff

Yabit Alas

Assistant Professors

Meredian Alam

Hjh Asiyah Az-Zahra bte Hj Ahmad Kumpoh

Kathrina bte DP Haji Mohd Daud

Magne Knudsen

Muhammad Arafat Bin Mohamad

Rui Oliveira Lopes

Shirley Chin

Yong Liu


Ak Hj Ashrol Rahimy bin Pg Hj Damit

Asmali Hj Sulaiman

Chester Keasberry

Daniel Wee

Dk Noor Hasharina bte Pg Haji Hassan

Ena Herni binti Wasli

Gabriel Yong

Hannah Ho Ming Yit

Hjh Aznah binti Hj Suhaimi

Izni Azrein bin Noor Azalie

Khairunnisa Haji Ibrahim

Mardina binti Hj Mahadi

Maslin bin Haji Jukin/Jukim

Mohd. Zefri Ariff bin Mohd. Zain Ariff

Nani Suryani binti Hj Abu Bakar

Norzurianie Hj Kamarulzaman

Rinni Marliyana binti Hj Amran

Siti Mazidah binti Hj Mohamad

Assistant Lecturers

Mayyer Ling


Exzayrani binti Awang Sulaiman

Pg Mohd Rahiman Pg Aliudin

Shariza Wahyuna Hj Shahrin

Siti Badriyah Hj Mohd Yusof

Siti Ifwah Fauzani binti Hj Chuchu

Administrative Staff

FASS Administrative Staff

Research Students

FASS PhD Students

Research Assistants

Diotima Chattoraj


Dk. Dr. Noor Hasharina bte Pg. Haji Hassan

Room(s) 1.49
Phone Ext 1423
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Academic Qualifications


Dk Dr Noor Hasharina began her career as a tutor at Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UBD, 2004 after graduating with a first class BA (hons) degree from UBD. In October 2004, she was sent to do her M.A in Urban Economy and Culture at the University of Southampton. It was here, where she found interest in Geographies of Consumption. She continued on to do her PhD in Geography at the Southampton University and completed in 2011. She is now a lecturer at the Geography, Environment and Development Programme and is a Research Associate with the Institute of Asian Studies.

She is currently supervising Masters and PhD students in her programme in which topics of research include: Poverty, Consumption and Retailing, Landscape and Meanings, Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Development, Urban Sustainability and Livability. She has been involved in a few stakeholders meetings conducted by BEDB, Brunei Darussalam and consultancies such as the Brunei-US ASEAN English Enrichment Programme funded by the Brunei Government. She was Visiting Research Fellow at the King’s College London as well as a Visiting Scholar at the East West Centre, Hawaii.

She is Deputy Director for the Office of Assistant Vice Chancellor (Research) and Head of Borneo Studies Network Secretariat, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.


Research Interests

Dk Dr. Noor Hasharina's area of research is within the umbrella of Urban Consumption and Sustainable Development as well as Landscape Studies. She has been working on housing development and sustainability in Brunei such as Vertical Living, House Values and Meanings as well as Space Use and Change. Her current research includes consumption and identity, commodification of culture through tourism and place making through historical geography.

Research Experience and Grants


Journal Articles

Gweshengwe, B., & Noor Hasharina Hassan. (2020). Defining the characteristics of poverty and their implications for poverty analysis. Cogent Social Sciences, 6(1) , 1 - 10. Link:

Gweshengwe B., Noor Hasharina Hassan & Hairuni Mohamed Ali Maricar. (2020). Perceptions of the language and meaning of poverty in Brunei Darussalam. Journal of Asian and African Studies, pp.1 – 18. Link:

Gweshengwe, B., & Noor Hasharina Hassan (2019). Knowledge to policy: Understanding poverty to create policies that facilitate zero poverty in Brunei Darussalam. Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 19, pp. 95–104. (PDF Version).

Noor Hasharina Hassan, & Yong, G. Y. V. (2019). The cultural value of bakuts in Kampong Ayer, Brunei Darussalam. South East Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 19, 47–63. (PDF Version).

Ullah, A. K. M. Ahsan, Siti Mazidah Mohamad, Noor Hasharina Hassan, & Diotima Chattoraj (2019). Global skills deficiency: perspectives of skill mobility in Southeast Asian countries. Asian Education and Development Studies. DOI: 10.1108/AEDS-12-2018-0185. (PDF Version).

Yong, G. Y. V., & Noor Hasharina H. H. (2008). Strategies for ecotourism: Working with globalization. Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 8, 35–52. (PDF version)

Books (edited)

King, V. T., Zawawi Ibrahim, & Noor Hasharina Hassan (Eds) (2017). Borneo Studies in History, Society and Culture. Springer.

Chapters in Books

Noor Hasharina Hassan & Yong. G.Y V. A Vision Where Every Family has Basic Shelter. National and Regional Approaches to the Sustainable Development Goals in Southeast Asia and ASEAN. Singapore: Brill (forthcoming).

King, V.T, Zawawi Ibrahim, & Noor Hasharina Hassan (2017). Introductory Remarks. In V. T. King, Zawawi Ibrahim & Noor Hasharina Hassan (Eds.), Borneo Studies in History, Society and Culture. Springer.

Noor Hasharina Hassan (2017). Everyday Finance and Consumption in Brunei Darussalam. In V. T. King, Zawawi Ibrahim & Noor Hasharina Hassan (Eds.), Borneo Studies in History, Society and Culture. Springer.

Working Papers

Noor Hasharina Hassan (2017). Housing Matters: The Value of Home Ownerhip in Brunei Darussalam. Institute of Asian Studies Working Paper No. 36. (PDF Version).

Conference Papers