Professor Charles Wing-hoi CHAN

PhD, University of Toronto
Associate Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Classical Confucianism, Sung and Ming Neo-Confucianism, Taoism, Tokugawa Japanese Confucianism, comparative Chinese and Japanese thought and culture

Professor Li-fen CHEN

PhD, University of Washington
Associate Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Fiction, literary theory and cultural criticism, modern literature

Professor Siu-woo CHEUNG

PhD, University of Washington
Associate Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Ethnicity and ethno-historical processes in South China and Vietnam, subject-identity constitution and representation, cultural politics among border peoples

Professor Christian A DANIELS

PhD, University of Tokyo
Head & Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
History of China (Ming and Qing) and northern mainland South-east Asia, formation of autonomous polities, role of technology in historical change

Professor Joshua DERMAN

PhD, Princeton University
Associate Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Modern European history, history of political and social thought, global history of ideas

Professor Flora Li-tsui FU

PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Associate Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Twentieth-century Chinese painting, Ming and Qing painting, topographical painting

Professor Virgil Kit-yiu HO

DPhil, Oxford University
Associate Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Social and cultural history of modern China, rural South China in the Republican and the early-Socialist periods, political cultures and political symbolisms in modern China

Professor James Z LEE

PhD, University of Chicago
Dean and Chair Professor of the School of Humanities and Social Science

Research interests:
Chinese history (late imperial and contemporary), comparative demography and sociology of populations in the past, genealogical approaches to social science, higher education and social stratification in China

Professor Jianmei LIU

PhD, Columbia University
Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Modern Chinese fiction, gender studies, the relationship between literature and religion, popular culture, and films studies

Professor Tik-sang LIU

PhD, University of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Family and kinship, popular religion in South China, ethnicity, ecological anthropology, visual anthropology, heritage conservation

Professor Jianxiong MA

PhD, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Associate Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Ethnicity, kinship, tourism anthropology, ethnic minorities in China and in highland Southeast Asia

Professor May-yi SHAW

PhD, Harvard University
Assistant Professor of Humanities Education

Research interests:
Modern Chinese and Japanese literature, culture and film; Sino-Japanese wartime history and literature; intercultural and transnational identity formation; studies of third culture kids

Professor Billy Kee-long SO

PhD, Australian National University
Chair Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Chinese legal history, Chinese business history, institutional economic history of late imperial and Republican China, historical GIS (Beijing and Shanghai), Chinese urban history, Global History of Identity, History of Song China

Professor Jingtao SUN

PhD, University of British Columbia
Associate Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Chinese linguistics, morphology and etymology, phonetics and phonology, Chinese dialectology, oracle-bone and bronze inscriptions

Professor Lisa Lai-ming WONG

PhD, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Associate Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Modern poetry, lyrical theory, comparative literature

Professor Simon Man-ho WONG

PhD, University of Toronto
Associate Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Confucianism, Neo-Confucianism, Taoism, Chinese Buddhism

Professor Kam-ming YIP

PhD, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Associate Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Philosophy of language, methodology of thinking, philosophy of religious Taoism

Professor Yuk-man Carine YIU

PhD, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Associate Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Chinese linguistics, Cantonese dialect, Chinese dialectology, syntax, semantics

Professor Min ZHANG

PhD, Peking University
Associate Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Chinese linguistics, Chinese historical grammar, Chinese dialectology, cognitive semantics and syntax

Professor Xiaonong ZHU

PhD, Australian National University
Associate Professor of Humanities

Research interests:
Historical phonology, dialectology, experimental phonetics, evolutionary phonology

 

For more information about the faculty and teaching team, please visit the website of Division of Humanities.