Dr. Evelyn is a Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Her previous positions include Head, Centre for Latin American Studies (CLAS, 15/7/2013 – 31/12/2014) and Deputy Dean (Research and Development, 9/9/2012 – 14/7/2013), Faculty of Economics and Administration. She received her Ph.D. (Economics) from the University of Malaya in 2006 and M.Soc.Sci. (Economics) from the National University of Singapore in 1992. Her research focuses on international trade and regional integration. Her research work has seen print in international journals (indexed in SSCI and AHCI) such as the World Development, The China Review, India Review, The Pacific Review, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Journal of Contemporary China, Journal of International Development, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Asian Economic Journal, Global Economic Review, Singapore Economic Review, Asia Pacific Education Review,. She currently serves as an Associate Editor to the International Journal of Social Economics (Emerald) and a member to the Editorial Boards of two international journals, the Journal of Contemporary Asia (Taylor & Francis) and the NUST Journal of Business & Economics (National University of Sciences & Business School, Islamabad). She is also a member to the Editorial Boards of two local journals, the Institutions and Economies (previously a Deputy Editor, 17/3/2017 – 16/3/2019) and the International Journal of China Studies. She has been engaged in a number of international and local collaborative research projects.