Name : Dr. Ruslan bin Zainuddin
Phone : +604-928 7936
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School : Government
Substantive Position : Senior Lecturer
Current Position : -
Current Department : UUM College of Law, Government and International Studies

Academic Qualification

2012, PhD Political Science, Universiti Sains Malaysia,
1995, Masters Social Science (Political Science), Universiti Sains Malaysia,
1984, Bachelor Degree Social Science (Political Sc. & Economics), Universiti Sains Malaysia,


DR. RUSLAN ZAINUDDIN is a Senior Lecturer in the field of Political Science with the Public Management Programme, School of Government at the College of Law, Government and International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia. A graduate from Universiti Sains Malaysia, he has held various positions in the financial sector before joining Universiti Utara Malaysia as a full time academician. His last position was as an Assistant Manager in one of the prominent banks in Malaysia. Prior to his service in the financial sector, he was a Graduate Assistance in the Political Science Division of the School of Social Science, Universiti Sains Malaysia and a Part-Time Lecturer for the Diploma of Public Administration programme, Institut Teknologi MARA. He is a life member of Malaysian Social Science Association (PSSM); a member of Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (MBRAS) and Aliran Kesedaran Negara (ALIRAN).

Research Area


Area of Expertise

1.Malay Politics & Middle Class Studies
2.Malaysian Political Parties
3.Constitutional Issues in Malaysia