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Nor Azlin Binti Tajuddin

Academic Qualification

  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN SOCIOLOGY & ANTHROPOLGY - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Western Australia
  • Master of Science in Social Research Methods - Masters Degree, University of Surrey
  • Bachelor of Human Sciences (Sociology and Anthropology) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Translation - Certificate, Malaysian National Institute of Translation

Nor Azlin Binti Tajuddin (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


azlintaj@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Nor Azlin Tajuddin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). She received her Ph.D. in Environmental Anthropology from the University of Western Australia in 2013 where she conducted comparative studies on urban river pollution in Kuala Lumpur and Adelaide. While she was in Adelaide, she became a member of Conservation Volunteer Australia and Friends of St Peters Billabong, engaging herself with on-the-ground environmental restoration activities.
Prior to joining IIUM, she was with Institute for Strategic Research as a Principal Researcher. A recipient of Vice Chancellor's Discretionary Fund Award at the University of Western Australia in 2010, Azlin's recent interest is applying anthropological/sociological approach to examine the impact of natural disasters such as flash foods. She is also a member of the Australian Anthropological Society, Malaysian Nature Society and Qualitative Research Association Malaysia.


Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Anthropology ~ Ecological Anthropology - water
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Sociology ~ Environmental Sociology - water
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Sociology ~ Other Sociology n.e.c. - Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Anthropology ~ Urban Anthropology - environment


Professional Membership


  • Member of Profesional Body / Association, Malaysian Nature Society
  • Member of Profesional Body / Association, Australian Anthropological Society
  • Member of Profesional Body / Association, Qualitative Research Association of Malaysia (QRAM)
  • 2003: Member of Profesional Body / Association, Statistical Package for Social Sciences) Users? Association of Kuala Lumpur & Selangor, Malaysia


Teaching Responsibilities


ACADEMIC EXERCISE I 2018/2019 2016/2017 2017/2018
ACADEMIC EXERCISE II 2018/2019 2016/2017
ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY 2015/2016 2018/2019 2020/2021 2014/2015 2019/2020 2013/2014 2017/2018
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2020/2021 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2019/2020 2020/2021
INTERNSHIP (DEVELOPMENT STUDIES) 2016/2017
INTERNSHIP (INDUSTRIAL STUDIES) 2017/2018
INTERNSHIP (SOCIAL WORK STUDIES0 2015/2016 2014/2015
INTRO. TO ISLAMIC ETHICS 1992/1993
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY 1994/1995
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK 2012/2013 2014/2015 2016/2017 2017/2018 2015/2016
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 2003/2004 2005/2006 2013/2014 2002/2003 2012/2013 2004/2005 2001/2002
METHODS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH 2016/2017 2014/2015
METHODS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH I 2004/2005 2000/2001 2005/2006 2001/2002 2003/2004 2002/2003
METHODS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH II 2005/2006 2001/2002 2000/2001 2003/2004 2004/2005 2002/2003
PHILOSOPHY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES 1992/1993
PRACTICUM (DEVELOPMENT STUDIES) 2013/2014 2016/2017
PRACTICUM (INDUSTRIAL STUDIES) 2012/2013
PRACTICUM (SOCIAL WORK STUDIES) 2015/2016 2014/2015
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2019/2020
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY I 2013/2014 2014/2015 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2019/2020 2015/2016 2012/2013
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY II 2016/2017 2014/2015 2015/2016 2017/2018 2013/2014 2019/2020 2018/2019 2020/2021
RESEARCH PAPER 1 2017/2018
RESEARCH PAPER I 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020
RESEARCH PAPER II 2019/2020
TECHNOLOGY, SOCIETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE 2018/2019 2020/2021
YOUTH AND SOCIETY 2013/2014 2012/2013 2015/2016 2019/2020


Research Projects


Completed
2017 - 2020 The Bottom-40 Households in Kuala Lumpur: A Special Reference on Social Entrepreneurship among Women of Different Ethnic Groups
2015 - 2016 Socio-Economic Vulnerabilities of the Flood Affected People in Malaysia: Some Suggestive Strategies to Reduce Sufferings
2015 - 2016 ?Flood Trauma: The Role of Islamic Religious Education in Shaping Personality Well-being?
On-Going
2019 - Present Indigenous and Traditional Medical Knowledge of Orang Asli for Community Sustainable Development
2016 - Present Developing the New Typology of Parenting Approaches in Understanding the Factors of Delinquent Behaviour Among Teenagers in Malaysia


Award & Recognition


27 Aug, 2010 UWA Vice Chancellor's Discretionary Award - University of Western Australia Vice Chancellor Office University


Publications


Article

2020 Ecological modernization: In Malaysia: A review of Pakatan Harapan's manifesto manifesto during the 14th general election within the context of ecological modernization framework. Intellectual Discourse, 28 (1) pp. 241-259
2020 Reflections about researching interethnic studies in multiethnic Kuala Lumpur. International Academic Research Journal of Social Sciences, () pp. 9-16
2018 Muslim migration to the west: the case of the Muslim minority in India. Al-Shajarah: Journal of the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), (Special Issue) pp. 173-193
2016 Problems and sufferings of the flood-affected people in Malaysia:A study of three villages in Kelantan. South Asian Anthropologist, 16 (2) pp. 129-135
2016 Torrential floods in Malaysia: Assessing the loss and vulnerabilities in three Kelantan villages. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 7 (5) pp. 192-201
2010 Reflections on the flow of emotion in environmental research . World Anthropologies Network, 5 () pp. 85-96
Conference or Workshop Item

2016 Torrential floods in Malaysia: assessing the loss and vulnerabilities in three Kelantan villages. In: Persidangan Kajian Bencana Banjir 2014,
2014 Qualitative data analysis. In: Bengkel Penyelidikan Kualitatif dan Aplikasi Nvivo (Qualitative Research and Nvivo Application workshop),
2014 The meaning of urban river pollution and sense of place: an ethnographic study of Klang River, Malaysia . In: XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology,
2013 Qualitative research design. In: Qualitative Research Design Workshop,
2010 Women as defenders of the earth: Voluntary restoration activities with ‘Our Patch’ group in the Torrens River Catchment. In: 4th International Council of Women’s Asia-Pacific Regional Council Seminar and Training Workshop,
2009 A big drain or a river? : attachment and people's engagement. In: 12th lnternationaI Riversymposium,
Book Section

2014 Women as defenders of the earth: voluntary restoration activities with "our patch" groups in the Torrens River catchment. In: Trafford Publishing, ISBN: 9781490704708 / 98-781490704715 / 9781490704722, pp. 57-76