Logan Masilamani

B.A.(1st Class Honours) (SFU), M.A. (SFU), PhD (International Relations) Monash University
Surrey Office: Fir 245

Originally from Singapore, he has made Canada home since the 1980s. He obtained his bachelor's and master's degrees at SFU, going on to complete his doctorate in international relations at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. Logan has been teaching at Simon Fraser University for the past two decades as a sessional instructor. he specializes in international relations, concentrating on conflict resolution in Southeast Asia. His past and current research focuses on constructive engagement in ASEAN and Burma, human security, the military industrial complex in the Southeast Asian region, South Asian politics, and the political development of Southeast Asian countries. 

Areas of Interest

  • Security Studies: Southeast Asia, South Asia, and the Pacific regions
  • International Political Economy: South and Southeast Asian regions
  • Regionalism: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Scholarly Work

  • Confucianism: A Living Ideology - Political Ideologies and Worldviews: An Introduction
  • Academic Conference Papers
  • Logan Masilamani (2021) The “ASEAN Way”: The Normative-Pragmatic Underpinnings with Burma, Center for International Law, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Logan Masilamani (2018) The ASEAN Way, Hawaii University International Conferences on Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences & Education (AHSE). Honolulu, USA
  • Logan Masilamani. (2005) Constructive Engagement: Myanmar and ASEAN, British Columbia Political Science Association, Nanaimo, Canada
  • Logan Masilamani. (1998) ASEAN's Position in the Spratly Islands Dispute, BC International Relations Conference, Simon Fraser University, Canada.
  • Invited Presentations
  • Logan Masilamani and Ross Pink (2017) Is Winter Coming: The Threat of North Korea, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada
  • Logan Masilamani. (2007) ASEAN in Southeast Asia, Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, Honolulu, USA
  • Publications
  • The Principles of the US Rebalance: Southeast Asia's Measured Response: The Indonesian Quarterly, September 2020
  • The "ASEAN Way": The Normative-Pragmatic Underpinnings of Constructive Engagement with Burma, The Indonesian Quarterly, March 2014
  • The "ASEAN Way": The Structural Underpinnings of Constructive Engagement, Foreign Policy Journal, October 2014