Selina Ho is a non-resident senior fellow with the Asia & Latin America Program at the Inter-American Dialogue. Ho is an Assistant Professor in International Affairs at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. She researches Chinese politics and foreign policy, with a focus on infrastructure politics and water disputes. Her work stands at the intersection of comparative politics and international relations. She is the author of Thirsty Cities: Social Contracts and Public Goods Provision in China and India (Cambridge University Press, 2019), co-author of Rivers of Iron: Railroads and Chinese Power in Southeast Asia (University of California Press 2020), and co-editor of The Routledge Handbook of China-India Relations (2020). Ho has published widely in peer-reviewed journals, including International Affairs, Chinese Journal of International Politics, Journal of Contemporary China, among others. She was appointed a Global Futures Council Fellow with the World Economic Forum in September 2017-September 2018. Ho is also a non-resident Senior Fellow of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs.
Ho received her Ph.D. from The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. She graduated from the National University of Singapore with a B.A. in History (Honours). She was previously a Singapore civil servant.