Name : Prof. Madya Dr. Zainal Bin Md. Zan
Phone: 04-928
Email: zainal@uum.edu.my
School: Government
Substantive position: Associate Professor
Current Position: Head of Research
Current Department: UUM College of Law, Government and International Studies

Academic Qualification
2012, PhD Local Government Studies, USM, Universiti Sains Malaysia
2001, Masters Environmental Management, UKM, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
1999, Bachelor Degree Geography, UKM, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Awards & Recognitions
Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 2005, Universiti
Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 2014, Universiti
Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang, UNIVERSITI UTARA MALAYSIA, 2015, Universiti

Overview
I am interest in Sustainable Development Studies focusing on Community dan Local Government Engagement. I have received grant from MOE and NCRC for research related to sustainable community development.

Research Area
1. Environmental Management
2. Environmental Geography
3. Development Policies

Area of Expertise
1. Environmental Governance
2. Sustainable Development
3. Local Government and Development