Bussarawan (Puk) Teerawichitchainan is Lee Kong Chian Fellow and Associate Professor of Sociology, the School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University. She received a PhD in Sociology from the University of Washington. Her research interests include social demography, the life course and aging, population health, inequality, and sociology of family. She conducts research on these topics in the context of Southeast Asia. Her work has appeared in leading journals including Social Science & Medicine, The Gerontologist, Journal of Gerontology Series B: Social Sciences, American Journal of Public Health, International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, and Population and Development Review. She is presently a co-Principal Investigator of the Vietnam Health and Aging Study funded by the National Institute on Aging at the US National Institutes of Health.