As an undergraduate Stephen Druce studied the history, politics, anthropology and languages of Southeast Asia at Hull University’s Centre for Southeast Asian Studies. For his PhD (Hull), which he obtained in 2005, he focused on history, taking a multidisciplinary approach to his research by employing a range of sources and methods, including oral, textual, archaeological, linguistic, anthropological and geomorphological and geographic analysis.

Stephen is currently based at Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) where he is head of graduate Studies and Research in the Academy of Brunei Studies and an Associate Researcher in the Institute of Asian Studies. At UBD, he teaches Brunei and Southeast Asian history and supervises a number of graduate students on a diverse range of topics in the Academy of Brunei Studies, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Institute of Policy Studies.

Dr Stephen C. Druce

Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), Brunei

James Cullin is passionate about working in an international context. He has over 15 years of experience working in regions such as Bangladesh, Bhutan, Guyana, and Zimbabwe, in addition to experience teaching in Humber’s International Development graduate certificate program. Prior to joining the Business School, James was a faculty member in Humber’s School of Media Studies & Information Technology where he received Humber’s Distinguished Faculty Award in 2010. James holds a Master’s degree from Central Michigan University where his research examined web interface design standards. He also holds an Honours Bachelor’s degree in Management-Economics from the University of Guelph. Outside of the classroom, James works as a consultant in the area of social media strategy.

Dr. James Cullin

Bussiness School, Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Toronto, Canada

He has been working as a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Monash University since 20 July 2015. Prior to this role, Nadir was an Associate Professor at the School of Law, University of Wollongong. He has a Bachelors degree (UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta), a Graduate Diploma in Islamic Studies, and Master of Arts with Honours (University of New England), as well as a Master of Laws in Comparative Law (Charles Darwin University). He completed his first PhD (Law) at the University of Wollongong and a second PhD (Islamic Law) at the National University of Singapore. Nadir is internationally known for his expertise on Shari’a and Indonesian law.

Dr. H. Nadirsyah Hosen, LL.M., M.A., Ph.D.

Monash University, Australia

Mustain Mashud was initially interested in Sociology of Development while studying in his undergraduate years in the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Airlangga. During his year of college, he often involved in faculty research projects on related topics. In order to evolve Sociology of Development, he initiated the subjects of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for both undergraduate and master programs at his faculty. He believes that CSR knowledge is beneficial to support the development of social aspect. This made the Professor of Sociology often comes in contact with CSR programs. Undoubtedly, he was heavily involved in the formation and training of CSR in some well-known companies. He once served as the Chair of the Sociology Program. He believes in the building of a self-reliant community through such programs offered by private companies in Indonesia. CSR programs must be based on the community development approach in which it is expected to develop societies based on their needs and potential. Born in Tulungagung, he is also actively writing books as one way to express his ideas and thoughts. He wrote about 14 books from 2000 to 2012. This year, he is working on a book entitled “Pemberdayaan Masyarakat melalui Program CSR”

Prof. Dr. Mustain Mas’ud, M.Si

Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia