Professor Yong-shun CAI

PhD, Stanford University
Chair Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Collective action and social movements, political participation, institution building and regime transition, Chinese politics

Professor Cameron CAMPBELL

PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Population, Chinese society, family, stratification and inequality

Professor Hye Jee CHO

PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Assistant Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Political economy of international finance and investment, globalization and development, comparative political economy, international organizations, statistical methods

Professor Xueliang DING

PhD, Harvard University
Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Comparative capitalisms, state-Society Relations, modernization and globalization, social history

Professor Julian GROVES

PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Associate Professor of Social Science Education

Research interests:
Southeast Asia, ethnography, social theory, youth studies, gender, migrant workers, science, technology and society, social policy

Professor Li HAN

PhD, Harvard University
Associate Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Development economics, labor economics, economics of education, political economy

Professor Jean HONG

PhD, New York University
Assistant Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Comparative political economy, Authoritarian regimes and leadership, Political economy of development, Resource politics,
East Asia

Professor Wenkai HE

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Associate Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
The political economy of state formation in Western Europe and East Asia, comparative historical analysis in social science, political economy of development, economic history of early modern and modern China

Professor Carsten A HOLZ

PhD, Cornell University
Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
China’s economy, development economics

Professor Agnes S M KU

PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Associate Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Cultural sociology, civil society, Hong Kong culture and politics, gender issues, urban space in chinese cities

Professor James K S KUNG

PhD, University of Cambridge
Yan Ai Foundation Professor of Social Science / Chair Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Economic history, institutions and institutional change, political economy, applied economics

Dr Beatrice LAI

PhD, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Lecturer of Social Science

Research interests:
Women’s health, Perinatal mental health, Parenting and adolescent development

Professor James Z LEE

PhD, University of Chicago
Dean and Chair Professor 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 Yi-min LIN

PhD, Yale University
Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Political economy, organizations and institutions, China

Professor John Z MA

PhD, McMaster University
Associate Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Internal migration, regional development, China, immigration and human capital transfer in the Asia-Pacific region, quantitative methods, geographical information systems (GIS)

Professor Gerald R PATCHELL

PhD, Simon Frazer University
Associate Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Territorial and inter-firm cooperation, sustainable development, environmental economic, geography, the organization of variety, business and environment, Japan

Professor Barry V SAUTMAN

PhD, Columbia University
Visiting Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Communist and post communist systems, Chinese politics (especially ethnic politics), China-Africa relations, China-US Relations, international law (especially human rights)

Professor Naubahar SHARIF

PhD, Cornell University
Associate Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Development of Hong Kong’s innovation system, business and economic history of technology

Professor Ming SING

DPhil, University of Oxford
Associate Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Politics and government in Hong Kong, institutional engineering and democratic governance

Professor Alvin SO

PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Chair Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Globalization and Asia, social classes in China, Hong Kong’s development

Professor Kevin Kim-pong TAM

PhD, Hong Kong University
Associate Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Cultural processes, forensic attitudes and judgments, happiness, human-nature relationship

Dr Hongbo WANG

PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Lecturer of Social Science

Research interests:
Social demography, education, child development, and immigration

Professor Jin WANG

PhD, London School of Economics
Associate Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Development economics, public economics, applied econometrics, Chinese economy

Professor Raymond WONG

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Social inequality and stratification, sociology of education, comparative sociology, quantitative methodology, survey methodology, economic sociology

Professor Xiaogang WU

PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Social inequality, stratification and mobility, education, labor markets, and economic sociology, social demography, statistics and quantitative methods

Professor Michelle YIK

PhD, University of British Columbia
Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Chinese emotion, relativity in happiness judgments, ideal affect, correlates of personality

Professor David ZWEIG

PhD, University of Michigan
Chair Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Chinese politics and political economy, rural development in China, Sino-American relations, international political economy, returnee scholars in China, East Asian international relations

 

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