Sun Sun Lim

Professor Sun Sun Lim is Vice President, Partnerships & Engagement and Professor of Communication and Technology at the Singapore Management University. She has extensively researched the social impact of technology, focusing on technology domestication by families, workplace digital disruptions and public perceptions of smart city technologies. She authored Transcendent Parenting: Raising Children in the Digital Age (Oxford University Press, 2020) and co-edited The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Communication and Society (Oxford University Press, 2020).

She is a Fellow of the International Communication Association and serves on thirteen journal editorial boards and the Social Science Research Council, Media Literacy Council and Singapore Environment Council. From 2018-2020, she was Nominated Member of the 13th Parliament of Singapore, raising issues such as governance of the use of big data, priorities in digital literacy education, improvement in data sharing and digital rights for children. She is an honoree of the inaugural Singapore 100 Women in Tech list in 2020. She frequently offers her expert commentary in international outlets including Wall Street Journal, Guardian, Nature, Scientific American, Channel NewsAsia and writes a monthly TechTalk column in The Straits Times. She has won eight awards for excellent teaching. See


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