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Applied Sociology

Department Research Interests Contact
Prof ZANG Xiaowei
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Ethnicity in China; Elite Behaviour and Governance in China; Recidivism in Hong Kong; Age and predictions of crime in Hong Kong 3442-8993
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Dr Jacky CHEUNG Chau-kiu
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Quality of life; Moral development; Work and management; Citizenship; Eminence 3442-8144
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Dr FUNG Sai-fu
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Comparative Democratization; Politics of East and Southeast Asia; Political Sociology; Sports; Artificial Intelligence; Psychometrics; Computational social science 3442-4311
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Dr HO Wing-chung
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Social Problems and Social; Development in Chinese Societies; Social and Sociological Theories 3442-8134
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Mr Stephen MA Kun
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Sociology of Internet; Survey Research; Sociology of Work and Organization 3442-8838
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Dr Eileen TSANG Yuk-ha
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Cultural and political sociology of China’s emerging middle class; Sociology of sex and gender; Sociology of consumption and popular culture 3442-8965
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Asian and International Studies

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Prof Mark R THOMPSON
Asian and International Studies
Democracy in Southeast Asia; East Asian authoritarianism; Political Dynasties in Asia 3442-4483
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Dr Federico FERRARA
Asian and International Studies
Political Development; Comparative Political Institutions; Thailand 3442-6306
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Dr Toby CARROLL
Asian and International Studies
The political economy of development; Multilateral development organisations; Critical political economy; Development in Southeast Asia 3442-6977
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Dr CHAN Yuk-wah
Asian and International Studies
Migration studies; Asian borderlands; Vietnamese-Chinese relationships; Vietnamese and Chinese diaspora; Outbound Chinese tourism; Food, heritage and culture; Death studies 3442-6108
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Dr Renaud EGRETEAU
Asian and International Studies
Democracy Studies; Civil-Military Relations; Parliament and Legislative Politics; Myanmar/Burma, India 3442-6433
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Dr Diego FOSSATI
Asian and International Studies
Voting behaviour; Accountability; Representation; Identity politics; Indonesia; Southeast Asia 3442-6987
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Dr Douglas B FULLER
Asian and International Studies
Comparative political economy of development; Comparative capitalism; Technology Policy; International Business 3442-5619
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Dr Claudia KIM
Asian and International Studies
Military bases; Social movements; Alliance politics; Korea and Japan 3442-7040
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Prof Daniel C LYNCH
Asian and International Studies
China’s developmental trajectory; Chinese foreign policy; East Asian security relations; State-society relations 3442-6302
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Dr Thomas PATTON
Asian and International Studies
Buddhist Studies; Religion in Southeast Asia; Devotional and Contemplative practices; Material and Visual Culture; Myanmar (Burma) 3442-4044
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Dr Justin ROBERTSON
Asian and International Studies
International Political Economy; Firms as Actors; US International Economic Relations; The Foreign-Domestic Divide in Emerging Markets 3442-6301
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Dr Nicholas THOMAS
Asian and International Studies
Chinese Foreign Policy; Health Security in Asia; Asian security 3442-5301
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Dr Linda TJIA Yin-nor
Asian and International Studies
Transport and Infrastructure Development; Socialist and post-socialist Development; Social Capital and Social Development 3442-7694
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Dr WANG Xiaolin
Asian and International Studies
Sino-Japanese Comparative Philosophy; East Asian Comparative Political Thought; Kyoto School and Asian Philosophy; Luxun and Japan 3442-4639
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Dr Brad WILLIAMS
Asian and International Studies
International Relations of the Asia-Pacific; Comparative Asian Politics; Japanese Politics 3442-7374
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Dr ZHANG Jun
Asian and International Studies
Social Transformation and Urban Development; Mobility and Class Politics; Infrastructure and Spatial Politics; Science, Technology and Society in Asia; China Studies 3442-4482
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Chinese and History

Department Research Interests Contact
Prof CHING May-bo
Chinese and History
Social and Cultural History of Modern China; History of South China; Historical Anthropology 3442-2431
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Dr CHAN Hok-yin
Chinese and History
Intellectual history of late imperial China, with particular emphasis on Zhang Tai Yan, Gu Jie Gang and Neo-Confucianism as well as May Fourth Movement in recent years 3442-9618
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Prof KWOK Pang-fei
Chinese and History
Chinese Philology 3442-8221
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Prof LIN Shaoyang
Chinese and History
The intellectual, literary and political histories in the East Asian Sinitic sphere (China and Japan) from the early modern period onward; In particular, the late Qing Chinese intellectual history from both a global and, more specifically, an East Asian perspective; The history of historiography in modern China and Japan; Sino-Japanese exchanges; Comparative literature, and Critical Theory 3442-2991
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Dr FAN Ka-wai
Chinese and History
History of Chinese Medicine; History of Diseases in Contemporary China; Internet resource for Chinese studies 3442-2472
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Dr WUT Tai-shing
Chinese and History
Chinese Buddhist translations; Buddhist philosophy; Buddhist Monastic Discipline 3442-2802
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Dr ZHANG Wanmin
Chinese and History
Classical Chinese Poetry; Classical Chinese Literary Criticism; The Book of Odes and Classic Studies; Literary Culture of Tang and Song China; Chinese Literature in America and Sinology 3442-6530
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Dr CUI Wendong
Chinese and History
Modern Chinese Literature and Culture; Hong Kong Literature and Culture; Sinophone literature; Comparative and World Literature 3442-8796
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Dr HUANG Kuanyun
Chinese and History
Textual traditions of the Warring States, Qin, and Han; Paleography and newly excavated texts; Comparative study of the ancient world 3442-8714
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Dr LI Yiwen
Chinese and History
East Asia Maritime History; Long-distance Trade in Pre-modern World; Material Culture; History of Cultural Exchanges 3442-5599
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Dr LU Chiahui
Chinese and History
Classical Chinese Literature; Classical Chinese Thought 3442-7297
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Dr MA Ka-fai
Chinese and History
Sociology of Culture; Class Analysis; Political Sociology 3442-2475
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Dr TSUI Lik-hang
Chinese and History
Middle Period China; Digital Humanities; Literati Culture of China; Epistolary Culture; Urban History 3442-2101
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Dr Sharon CHEUNG Wai-kwan
Chinese and History
Classical Chinese Literature; The reception of Classical Chinese Literature in Korea; The Art of Chinese guqin Music 3442-2713
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Dr Lisa CHUI Lai-sha
Chinese and History
Chinese Painting and Calligraphy; Chinese and Japanese Painting in the context of cultural exchange 3442-2811
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Dr LAM Hok-chung
Chinese and History
Sino-foreign relations; Cultural Interaction in East Asia; Legal and political history; Intellectual history; Social culture; Traditional gender studies in Chinese history; Traditional Xiqu; Classical Chinese novels 3442-2473
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Dr LO Kar-kee
Chinese and History
Socio-cultural history; Chinese Women and gender’s history; Chinese Family and kinship’s history; Children’s history; Hong Kong culture and history; Modern and contemporary Chinese literature; Chinese women literature 3442-2476
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Dr Crystal QIAN Hua
Chinese and History
Economic History in Hong Kong; Industrial History in Hong Kong (Jewellery History in Hong Kong); Cultural Creativity and Traditional Industry 3442-2379
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Mr Calvin WONG Hoi-to
Chinese and History
Social and cultural history of modern China; Publishing history and print culture; History of Anglo-Chinese relations; History of early medieval China 3442-2983
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Mr WONG King-chung
Chinese and History
Chinese Music History; Cantonese Music; Music Culture and Society; Recording Industry 3442-2990
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Dr Carlos LIN Yukai
Linguistics and Translation
Late Qing and early Republican literary discourses; History of Chinese fiction; Modern Chinese literature and culture; World literary theories; Sinophone and translation studies 3442-8773
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Counselling

Department Research Interests Contact
Mr CHAN Wai-man
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Family Studies; Youth and Marital Counselling; Mental Health 3442-4744
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Dr Anna CHOI Wai-man
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Intimate Partner Violence; Family Social Work; Domestic Violence; Conflict Resolution 3442-8839
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Dr Annis FUNG Lai-chu
Social and Behavioural Sciences
School Bullying and Cyberbullying; Reactive and Proactive Aggression; Psychopathy in Schoolchildren; Aggressive and Pure Victimization; Evidence-based Intervention; Counselling Strategies in Family and School 3442-2923
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Dr Dennis IP Chi-shun
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Gerontological Counselling; Developmental Issues 3442-2697
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Dr Andrew LOW Yiu-tsang
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Parenting Programmes; Parent-adolescent conflicts; School Social Work Service 3442-8994
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Criminology

Department Research Interests Contact
Prof LO Tit-wing
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Chinese Organised Crime, Triad Societies & Anti-Corruption; Youth Justice & Offenders' Rehabilitation; Group Counselling & Action Therapy; Outreach Social Work & Working with Youth-at-risk 3442-8986
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Prof Dennis WONG Sing-wing
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Juvenile delinquency; Youth values; Bullying and school violence; Restorative justice; Parent-child relationship 3442-8831
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Dr Oliver CHAN Heng-choon
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Sexual Homicide (sexually-motivated murder); Offender Profiling; Sexual Offending; Homicide Studies; Stalking Behavior; Asian Criminology 3442-9223
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Dr Rebecca WONG Wing-yee
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Green Criminology; Crime against wildlife; Criminal networks; Trust; Informal Banking 3442-7069
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Dr Lena ZHONG Yueying
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Chinese policing; Crime prevention; Drug abuse and crime; Recidivism; Quantitative analysis of crime data 3442-8767
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Cultural Heritage

Department Research Interests Contact
Dr Marianne WONG Pui-yin
Chinese and History
Chinese Art and Archaeology; Cultural Heritage Studies 3442-2817
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Mr LI Lin
Chinese and History
Chinese traditional architecture, landscape garden, contemporary urban development and heritage preservation 3442-2814
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Cultural Studies

Department Research Interests Contact
Dr Eileen TSANG Yuk-ha
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Cultural and political sociology of China’s emerging middle class; Sociology of sex and gender; Sociology of consumption and popular culture 3442-8965
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Dr CHAN Yuk-wah
Asian and International Studies
Migration studies; Asian borderlands; Vietnamese-Chinese relationships; Vietnamese and Chinese diaspora; Outbound Chinese tourism; Food, heritage and culture; Death studies 3442-6108
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Dr Thomas PATTON
Asian and International Studies
Buddhist Studies; Religion in Southeast Asia; Devotional and Contemplative practices; Material and Visual Culture; Myanmar (Burma) 3442-4044
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Dr ZHANG Wanmin
Chinese and History
Classical Chinese Poetry; Classical Chinese Literary Criticism; The Book of Odes and Classic Studies; Literary Culture of Tang and Song China; Chinese Literature in America and Sinology 3442-6530
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Dr CUI Wendong
Chinese and History
Modern Chinese Literature and Culture; Hong Kong Literature and Culture; Sinophone literature; Comparative and World Literature 3442-8796
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Dr LI Yiwen
Chinese and History
East Asia Maritime History; Long-distance Trade in Pre-modern World; Material Culture; History of Cultural Exchanges 3442-5599
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Dr MA Ka-fai
Chinese and History
Sociology of Culture; Class Analysis; Political Sociology 3442-2475
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Dr TSUI Lik-hang
Chinese and History
Middle Period China; Digital Humanities; Literati Culture of China; Epistolary Culture; Urban History 3442-2101
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Dr LAM Hok-chung
Chinese and History
Sino-foreign relations; Cultural Interaction in East Asia; Legal and political history; Intellectual history; Social culture; Traditional gender studies in Chinese history; Traditional Xiqu; Classical Chinese novels 3442-2473
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Dr LO Kar-kee
Chinese and History
Socio-cultural history; Chinese Women and gender’s history; Chinese Family and kinship’s history; Children’s history; Hong Kong culture and history; Modern and contemporary Chinese literature; Chinese women literature 3442-2476
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Mr Calvin WONG Hoi-to
Chinese and History
Social and cultural history of modern China; Publishing history and print culture; History of Anglo-Chinese relations; History of early medieval China 3442-2983
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Mr WONG King-chung
Chinese and History
Chinese Music History; Cantonese Music; Music Culture and Society; Recording Industry 3442-2990
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Dr Klaudia LEE Hiu-yen
English
Nineteenth-century literature and culture; Spatiality; City narratives, adaptation, appropriation and translation; Comparative and world literature; Music and literature 3442-5377
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Dr Joanna Gwen MANSBRIDGE
English
Modern and Contemporary Drama; Performance Studies; Film and Visual Culture; Gender Studies; Environmental Humanities 3442-8536
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Dr LIN Fen
Media and Communication
Sociology of Media; Journalism; Political Sociology; Social and Culture Change; Political Communication; Social Movement and Collective Action; China 3442-8691
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Dr LIANG Limin
Media and Communication
Sociology of News; Cultural Studies of News and Entertainment; International Broadcasting and Public Diplomacy; Media and Social Change; Digital Culture 3442-9331
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English

Department Research Interests Contact
Dr Alice CHAN
English
Second language acquisition; Grammar; Phonetics and Phonology; Lexicography 3442-9752
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Ms Champa DETARAMANI
English
Anxiety in Language Learning; Attitudes and Motivation towards Learning English; English for Specific Purposes; Independent Language Learning; Language and Identity; Learning Strategies; Learning Styles 3442-8889
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Dr Christoph HAFNER
English
English for specific purposes; Language and law; Digital literacies; Multimodality; Language learning and technology 3442-8734
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Dr Simon Mark HARRISON
English
Form and function of specific gestures (especially associated with negation); Relation between language, gesture and cognition in social interaction 3442-9608
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Dr Jenifer HO
English
Informal and mobile language learning; Multimodality and Translanguaging in multilingual contexts 3442-9350
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Dr Becky KWAN
English
Writing for Scholarly Publication; Thesis Writing; Genre Analysis; Academic Discourse Analysis; English for Academic Purpose; English for Specific Purposes 3442-9781
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Dr Ge LAN
English
Corpus linguistics; Grammar/syntax; English for academic purposes; Second language writing; and Natural language processing 3442-8554
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Dr Klaudia LEE Hiu-yen
English
Nineteenth-century literature and culture; Spatiality; City narratives, adaptation, appropriation and translation; Comparative and world literature; Music and literature 3442-5377
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Dr Joanna Gwen MANSBRIDGE
English
Modern and Contemporary Drama; Performance Studies; Film and Visual Culture; Gender Studies; Environmental Humanities 3442-8536
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Dr Jeffrey Lang MATHER
English
Literary studies; Travel writing; Literary journalism; Modernism; China/West studies 3442-9884
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Dr Lindsay MILLER
English
Learner Autonomy; Listening, Pedagogy, English for Specific Purposes; Qualitative Research Methods 3442-8854
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Prof Diane PECORARI
English
Educational linguistics; English for Academic Purposes; Aspects of second language writing, including source use and intertextuality 3442-8850
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Dr PUN Jack
English
Language Education; Health communication 3442-9415
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Dr Eric Peter SANDBERG
English
English Literature; World Literatures; Genre fiction; Crime fiction; Novel 3442-8862
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Dr Matthew SUNG Chit-cheung
English
Language and identity; Language ideology; World Englishes; Multilingualism; Second language education 3442-9873
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Dr XU Xiaoyu
English
English for Academic Purposes; Corpus Linguistics; Systemic Functional Linguistics; Discourse Analysis and Intercultural Communication 3442-9877
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Linguisitcs and Translation

Department Research Interests Contact
Prof LIU Meichun
Linguistics and Translation
Functional Syntax; Lexical Semantics; Corpus Linguistics; Cognitive Linguistics 3442-8722
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Dr Cecilia CHAN Yuet-hung
Linguistics and Translation
Acquisition of English by Chinese speakers; Acquisition of Chinese by non-Chinese speakers; Phonological variation and change of Cantonese, English and Putonghua; Chinese sentence comprehension and production by dyslexic children 3442-8792
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Prof KIT Chun-yu
Linguistics and Translation
Computational linguistics; Machine translation; Text mining, Web mining; Terminology, computational terminology; Linguistics, psycholinguistics, language acquisition; Poetry, computational poetry/poetics; Taichi and Chinese philosophy 3442-9310
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Dr Alex FANG Chengyu
Linguistics and Translation
Computational Linguistics; Corpus Linguistics; Natural Language Processing; Computer-Assisted Language Learning 3442-8793
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Dr John LEE Sie-yuen
Linguistics and Translation
Computational linguistics; Corpus linguistics; Digital humanities; Treebanks; Learner corpora 3442-5597
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Dr Peppina LEE Po-lun
Linguistics and Translation
Theoretical linguistics; Semantics; Syntax-semantics Interface; Chinese and Cantonese Linguistics 3442-6271
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Dr Vanti LEE Wai-sum
Linguistics and Translation
Phonetics; Phonology; Chinese dialects 3442-6605
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Dr LI Bin
Linguistics and Translation
Speech perception and production; Second language acquisition; Teaching Chinese as a second language; TESL; Discourse analysis 3442-6267
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Dr Jackie YAN Xiu
Linguistics and Translation
Second Language Acquisition; Interpreting and Translation Studies; Sociolinguistics 3442-8489
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Dr Caesar LUN Suen
Linguistics and Translation
Sociolinguistics; Computer-assisted language learning (CALL); Terminology & Terminography; Contrastive Studies of English and Chinese 3442-8791
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Mr Kenneth AU Kim-lung
Linguistics and Translation
Financial Translation; Subtitling 3442-8772
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Dr Lydia CATEDRAL
Linguistics and Translation
Sociolinguistics and discourse analysis 3442-8795
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Dr HUANG Hsuwen
Linguistics and Translation
Language comprehension across the adult lifespan; Visual word recognition; Hemispheric asymmetry; Event-related potentials (ERPs) 3442-2579
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Dr Carlos LIN Yukai
Linguistics and Translation
Late Qing and early Republican literary discourses; History of Chinese fiction; Modern Chinese literature and culture; World literary theories; Sinophone and translation studies 3442-8773
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Dr MAI Ziyin
Linguistics and Translation
Childhood bilingualism; Heritage language acquisition; Second language acquisition; Language processing 3442-6426
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Dr Florin-Stefan MORAR
Linguistics and Translation
Global history, history of science and translation studies; The translation of cartographic knowledge in the age of first contacts between China and the West 3442-7586
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Dr Richard SHEUNG Shing-yue
Linguistics and Translation
Political discourse; Colonialism and Postcolonialism; Politics of translation 3442-8786
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Dr Edwin TSAI Chengyu
Linguistics and Translation
Formal syntax & semantics (wh-phrases, quantificational expressions, indefinites, polarity items, focus); Experimental semantics (scope interpretation) 3442-9771
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Mr Ivan YEUNG Wang-tung
Linguistics and Translation
Language and Society; Language and Media; Medical Terminology 3442-8779
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Media and Communication

Department Research Interests Contact
Prof LIU Yuli
Media and Communication
Communications law and policy; New Media business model and marketing strategy; Big data and consumer privacy; AI ethics and governance; User behavior 3442-8622
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Prof Jonathan ZHU Jian-hua
Media and Communication
Mobile User Analytics, Social Network Analysis, Scientific Paradigm Shift 3442-7186
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Prof Christine HUANG Yi-hui
Media and Communication
Cross-cultural communication and relationship; Chinese communication and relationship management; Public relations management, effectiveness, and value; Crisis management and crisis communication; Conflict resolution and negotiation 3442-8736
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Prof Fiona NAH Fui-hoon
Media and Communication
Human-computer interaction 3442-8868
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Dr Chris SHEN Fei
Media and Communication
Political Communication; Public Opinion; Computational Social Science Methods; Data Mining and Text Analysis; Internet Censorship and Freedom; Consumer Behavior; Social Movements 3442-5965
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Dr Crystal JIANG Li
Media and Communication
Psychological and Interpersonal Processes in Social Media; Health Communication; Mobile Health 3442-9332
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Dr Tetsuro KOBAYASHI
Media and Communication
Political communication; Political psychology; Public opinion 3442-8655
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Dr Stella CHIA Chihyun
Media and Communication
Media Effects; Journalism and Public Opinion; Adolescents' Risky and Health Behavior; Uses and Impacts of New Media Technology 3442-8627
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Dr LIN Fen
Media and Communication
Sociology of Media; Journalism; Political Sociology; Social and Culture Change; Political Communication; Social Movement and Collective Action; China 3442-8691
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Dr LIN Wanying
Media and Communication
New Media and Youth; Internet Campaigns; Media Effects; Social and Economic Implications of Technologies; Transnationalism and Migration; Health Communication 3442-8868
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Dr Marko SKORIC
Media and Communication
New Media and Social Change; Political Participation and Civic Engagement; New Technologies and Public Policy 3442-8990
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Dr SUN Ye
Media and Communication
Media and Society 3442-7655
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Dr Nancy DAI Yue
Media and Communication
Person perception; Impression formation; Computer-mediated communication; Interpersonal communication; Social influence and persuasion; Parasocial interaction with public figures 3442-5966
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Dr HUANG Guanxiong
Media and Communication
Digital Advertising; Integrated Marketing Communications; Health Communication; Psychophysiological Measures 3442-5967
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Dr KIM Ji Won
Media and Communication
Psychology of New Media; Computer-Mediated Communication; Interactive Media Effects; Media Effects on Health/Risk Behaviors; Rumor and Misinformation 3442-8602
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Dr KIM Ki Joon
Media and Communication
Human-Technology Interaction; Psychology of New Media; Computer-Mediated Communication; ICT Adoption and Use; Social Robotics 3442-8611
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Dr LIANG Limin
Media and Communication
Sociology of News; Cultural Studies of News and Entertainment; International Broadcasting and Public Diplomacy; Media and Social Change; Digital Culture 3442-9331
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Dr LIU Xiaofan
Media and Communication
Network science, cryptocurrency, and the Darknet 3442-8730
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Dr WANG Yuan
Media and Communication
Digital Public Relations; Relationship Management; Public Engagement; Dialogic Communication; Effects of Social Media; Mobile Communication 3442-8873
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Dr Vincent WANG Xiaohui
Media and Communication
Computational Social Science; Social Media; Consumer Health Informatics; Human-Computer Interaction 3442-4725
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Mr Sunny CHAN Sing-lai
Media and Communication
Advertising; e-Marketing; Crisis Communication; Integrated Marketing Communication; Internet Communication 3442-5771
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Psychology

Department Research Interests Contact
Prof Samuel HO Mun-yin
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Traumatology, Resilience, Mental Health Issues in particular depression and anxiety; Psycho-oncology, Grief and Bereavement 3442-8972
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Dr LI Kin-kit
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Physical activity promotion; Sport and exercise psychology; Social gerontology; Health communication; Time perspective; Life course perspectives 3442-8261
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Dr Vivien CHAN Kit-ying
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Speech Perception and Production; Psycholinguistics; Foreign-accented Speech Processing; Second Language Acquisition 3442-7073
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Dr CHEN Huifang
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Psychometrics, item response theory, latent growth modeling, multilevel analysis, applied measurement, and psychological functioning and adjustment 3442-2972
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Dr HO Man-yee
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Interest lies in the area of forgiveness and forbearance, emotion and self-regulation, well-being, cross-cultural psychology, and virtues and characters 3442-8962
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Dr Anna HUI Na-na
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Creativity and Innovation; Motivation and Self Regulation; Gifted Education; Lifespan Development 3442-8260
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Dr Julian LAI Chuk-ling
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Optimism, Resilience, and Health; Psychosocial Determinants of Neuroendocrine Function; Psychology of Biculturalism 3442-4306
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Dr Tina Louisa ROCHELLE
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Health Behaviour & Access to Healthcare; Health & Social Behaviour; Healthcare Utilisation; Influence of Culture & Values on Health & Behaviour; Masculinity & Health Behaviour; Psychological Impact of Chronic Illness 3442-8746
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Dr TSE Chun-yu
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Cognitive neuroscience: brain dynamics in change detection and prediction violation; Brain imaging and stimulation methods: multimodal imaging methods, optical brain imaging, magnetic and electric brain stimulation, and functional connectivity 3442-4533
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Dr Andus WONG Wing-kuen
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Disability Studies; Disabled Women's Issues; Gender Studies; User Participation; Self-help Organization; Barrier-free Society 3442-9551
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Dr Joseph WU Keung-fai
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Self-concept clarity and self-esteem; Psychometrics, psychological testing and measurement; Risk perceptions and risk-taking attitudes; Attitudes towards sexual minorities; Motives behind volunteerism; Job satisfaction, stress and coping of school teachers; Psychology of mathematics learning 3442-4296
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Dr YE Shengquan
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Values and beliefs; Positive psychology; Psychometrics 3442-8114
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Dr Dannii YEUNG
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Psychological adjustment to retirement; Age difference in work motives, emotion regulation, and conflict management; Attention and emotion 3442-8119
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Dr Nancy YU Xiaonan
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Public health psychology, especially resilience in adversities: 1) To investigate positive effects of resilience in vulnerable populations 2) To develop effective interventions to promote resilience 3442-9436
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Public policy and politics

Department Research Interests Contact
Prof Richard M WALKER
Public Policy
Public management and performance; Management reform in Asia; Environmental methods; Sustainable development 3442-8760
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Prof Alfred HO Tat-kei
Public Policy
Public budgeting; Performance management and governance; Local government; Comparative budget reform, citizen participation, e-government 3442-8902
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Dr CHAN Ho-mun
Public Policy
Applied and Comparative Ethics; Healthcare Policy and Ethics; The Problem of Rationality 3442-8906
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Prof CHAN Hon-suen
Public Policy
Civil service reform in China; Administrative reorganization in China; Nomenklatura in China 3442-8924
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Dr Edmund CHENG Wai
Public Policy
Contentious politics and political sociology; Hong Kong politics and global China; Public opinion survey and mixed methods 3442-9401
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Dr Arthur CHEUNG Kam-chuen
Public Policy
Public administration and administrative law in the PRC; Public administration and administrative law in Hong Kong; Political and social development in the PRC 3442-8755
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Dr CHEUNG Chor-yung
Public Policy
Political Theory; Hong Kong Politics and Public Administration; Politics and Media 3442-9702
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Prof FAN Ruiping
Public Policy
Bioethics and health care policy; Confucian ethics and politics; Comparative philosophy 3442-7488
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Dr HSIEH Chih-wei
Public Policy
Public Service Values and Performance; Workplace Wellness; Workforce Diversity 3442-7236
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Prof KIM Sungmoon
Public Policy
Comparative Political Theory; Democratic Theory; Confucianism 3442-8274
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Prof Linda LI Che-lan
Public Policy
Central-Local relations and politics: China, Hong Kong; Public finance, education and government reforms in China; Institutional and agency change processes; Responsible governance in Asia; Cross-border collaboration, tension, and politics 3442-9556
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Dr LIU Dongshu
Public Policy
Political Institution and Political Economy of Authoritarian Regime; Public Opinion and Political Behavior in Autocracies; Chinese Politics and Public Policies 3442-9557
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Dr LIU Ning
Public Policy
Government-Business Relations; Regulatory Compliance; Public Policy Implementation 3442-6597
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Dr Nick OR Hin-kin
Public Policy
Policy agendas and processes; Authoritarian regimes; Globalisation; Information processing; Hong Kong Politics 3442-6949
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Dr Nicolai PETROVSKY
Public Policy
Public service performance; Turnover of senior managers and civil servants; Citizen interactions with public services; Research transparency 3442-6590
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Dr Bill TAYLOR
Public Policy
Labour studies and Industrial relations, particularly in East Asia; Business and Human Rights; Multinational management, especially Japanese operations and Japanisation; Organisation of work, HRM and gender 3442-9612
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Dr WEN Bo
Public Policy
Organization Theory and Behavior (in the context of public management); Chinese Politics (from the perspective of institutional analysis and design); Public Personnel Management (with an emphasis on public service motivation); Civic Engagement arrowPolicy Implementation 3442-8911
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Prof Ray YEP Kin-man
Public Policy
Land disputes and spatial politics in China; Fiscal Reforms in China; Hong Kong history; Contentious politics 3442-4746
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Dr Lawrence YUNG Yeuk-yu
Public Policy
Applied Ethics; Ancient Philosophy (Chinese and Greek); Social and Political Philosophy 3442-4890
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Social Work

Department Research Interests Contact
Dr Elaine AU LIU Suk-ching
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Youth development, empowerment and services; Volunteerism; Runaway young adolescents; Parent-child Relationship; Family 3442-8768
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Dr CHAN Siu-ming
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Poverty and Inequality; Housing; Social work; Social welfare and social policy; Social determinants of health 3442-7994
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Dr Estella CHAN Yue-kuen
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Mental Health; Medical Social Work 3442-8967
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Dr Marcus CHIU Yu-lung
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Program Evaluation, Caregiving, Mental Health, Child & Family 3442-5218
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Dr Esther CHOW Oi-wah
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Health and aging; Disability and rehabilitation; Narrative practice; Outcome studies 3442-9609
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Dr KAM Ping-kwong
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Community work and community development; Community participation and community care; Powerlessness and empowerment; Racial discrimination issues; Social gerontology; Political economy of ageing; Social work education; Social work values and faith 3442-8963
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Dr KWAN Chi-kin
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Community work; Counselling 3442-4532
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Dr Sylvia KWOK LAI Yuk-ching
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Positive psychology; Mental health (suicide, anxiety, depression); Children and adolescents; Families (parent-child, marital relationship) 3442-8976
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Dr LEE Tak-yan
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Positive Youth Development; Resilience: Childhood, Adolescence, and Family; Evaluation of Social Work Intervention; Group work Practice 3442-8978
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Mrs Frances LUI LEUNG Wai-hing
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Substance abuse; Family violence; Child protection 3442-9722
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Dr Cherry TAM Hau-lin
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Youth related concerns and issues; Social work development in China; Life of young migrant workers in China; Significance of fieldwork practice; Qualitative research methods 3442-7748
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Dr Jerf YEUNG Wai-keung
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Family and Children; Religion and Health; Adolescent Healt 3442-9989
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Dr HO Man-yee
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Interest lies in the area of forgiveness and forbearance, emotion and self-regulation, well-being, cross-cultural psychology, and virtues and characters 3442-8962
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Urban Planning

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Dr HU Wanyang
Public Policy
Urban and regional development; Housing policy; Migration; Quantitative method 3442-7472
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Dr LI Wanxin
Public Policy
Environmental and social governance; Information transparency; Sustainable water management; Land use; Subjective well-being 3442-9651
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Dr WANG June
Public Policy
Cultural cities/creative cities, culture-led urban development; Social relations in urban redevelopment, gentrification, neoliberalization; Public housing, citizenship and flow of population 3442-8707
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Prof WANG Xiaohu
Public Policy
Environmental Financing, Sustainability; Chinese Public Budgeting and Financial Management; Performance Management and Program Evaluation 3442-9616
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Dr Bart WISSINK
Public Policy
Asian Urbanism; Contemporary Art and the City; Enclave Urbanism; Cities and the Super-Rich; Urban controversies; Social Networks and the Neighbourhood 3442-9555
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Dr ZHANG Lin
Public Policy
Energy and Environmental Economics 3442-4012
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Prof ZHANG Xiaoling
Public Policy
Housing and Urban studies; Environmental studies; Governance of Multi-owned Housing; Micro-level management in real estate enterprises; Competitiveness for real estate developers/home builders; Macro-level dynamics in urbanization, housing policy, urban land use planning, gentrification and urban redevelopment and the interactions between them; Facility Management 3442-2402
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Dr ZHU Jin
Public Policy
Housing policy; Urban and rural governance; The politics of spatial planning; Sustainable cities; Homelessness 3442-8434
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