Research Areas

Research Areas

·             Chinese History, Laws, Literature and Philosophy

·             Communication and Mass Communication

·             Comparative Literature

·             Cultural Studies

·             Drama/Theatre Studies

·             Economics

·             English Studies

·             Film Studies

·             Gender Studies

·             Globalization Studies

·             Language Studies

·             Linguistics

·             Philosophy

·             Political Science

·             Psychology

·             Public Administration

·             Sociology

·             Translation (Chinese and English)


Contact Person

·             Prof. TAM Kwok Kan

      Tel: 2768 5700




Staff Member

Research Interests

CHAN Kar Yue, Kelly

BA (Hons), MA (CityU of HK);

PhD (Edinburgh)


·             Literary translation

·             Classical Chinese literature and translation

·             Women’s studies (Tang and Song Dynasties)

·             Chinese culture and translation studies


CHAN Kit Yee

BA; MPhil; PhD (CUHK)

·             Modern Chinese literature

·             Hong Kong fiction

·             Literary theory


CHEUK Wai Hing

BSc (Texas A&M);

MSc (Texas A&I);

PhD (Georgia)

·             Stress and coping

·             Causes, correlates and consequences of rejection stress

·             Close friendships

·             Social comparison processes



BA, MPhil (CUHK);

DLitt (The Kyoto University)


·             Chinese medieval history

·             Japanese cultures

·             Chinese pre-modern history

·             Sino-Japanese relations

·             Hong Kong history


CHOR Oi Wan, Winnie

BA, MPhil (HKU);

PhD (Univ. of Sydney)

·             Semantics and pragmatics

·             Cognitive linguistics

·             Historical linguistics

·             Functional approaches to comparative grammar

·             The theory of grammaticalization


KWONG Che Leung, Charles


PhD (Monash)


·             China’s political economy

·             Chinese rural economy

·             China’s banking sector

·             Institutional Economics


LAU Wing Kam, Raymond

BSocSc (Hons), MBA, PhD (HKU)


·             Tourism sociology

·             Social theory

·             Media sociology

·             Chinese society

·             Police studies


LI Hanhong, John




PhD (CityU of HK)

·             Corpus linguistics & Computational linguistics

·             Lexicology & Lexicography

·             Language teaching and learning & Computer-assisted language learning & Teaching (CALL)

·             Second language acquisition & Child language development

·             Psycholinguistics & Cognitive linguistics

·             Sociolinguistics

·             Discourse analysis & Stylistics

·             Translation


LI Sum Hung, Eden

BSocSc (Hons) (CUHK);


MA, PG (TESOL) (University of Canberra);

MA, PhD (Macquarie University)

·             Functional grammar (and translation)

·             Discourse analysis

·             Pedagogical grammar

·             Language comparison (and translation)

·             Languages across the curriculum

·             Sociolinguistics

LIE Kin Pou, Leo

BCogSc (1st Hons) (HKU);

MHCI (Carnegie Mellon);



·             Visual attention

·             Visual memory

·             Human-computer interaction

LIU Ching Mui, Garland

MA, PhD (University of Aberdeen, Scotland)

·             Deviance

·             Gender issues

·             Sex Work and ICTs


LIU Fung Ming, Christy

BA (Hons) (LU);


MA, PhD (Universitat Rovira i Virgili) 

·             Translation studies

·             Translation sociology

·             Translator training


LUI Luen Tim, Percy

BSocSc (Hons) (CUHK);

MPA, PhD (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)


·             Comparative civil service systems

·             Public policy analysis

·             Ethics in public administration

·             Public administration theory

·             Bureaucratic behaviour and responsibility

·             Hong Kong government and politics


NG Chi Man, Michael

BBA (Hons) (HKUST);

MEcon, MStat (HKU);

PhD (Leicester)


·             Labour economics

·             Labour migration

·             Labor assimilation

·             Applied econometrics


PAK Sim, Tess

BA (Hons) (CUHK);

PG Cert. in Psychology with Distinction (HKU);

MPhil (in Psychology), PhD (in Psychology), (HKU)

·             Interpersonal relationships

·             Organizational behavior

·             Personnel selection


POON Wai Yee, Emily

MA (CityU of HK);

PhD (HKU);  

LLB (Northumbria University)  

·             Translation studies

·             Interpretation

·             Legal translation


SO Wai Chor

BA (Hons), MPhil (HKU);

PhD (Australian National University)

·             Modern and contemporary Chinese history and politics

·             Chinese foreign relations


TAM Kwok Kan

BA (Hons) (CUHK);

AM, PhD (Illinois)

·             Ibsen studies

·             Gao Xingjian studies

·             East-West comparative literature

·             World Englishes

·             English studies

·             Globalization studies

·             Modern Chinese literature

·             Drama/Theatre studies

·             Film studies

·             Gender studies

·             Literary/Cultural theory


TSO Wing Bo, Anna

BA (Hons), MA, MA, PGDE (HKU);

MEd (OUHK); PhD (Birmingham University)

·             Children’s literature

·             Gender studies

·             Translation studies

·             Language arts


WONG Chi Hung

BA (Hons), PhD (HKU)



·             Modern and contemporary Chinese literature

·             Literary criticism

·             Du Fu studies


YEUNG Ching Kong

BA (Hons), MPhil (CUHK);

PhD (Australian National University)


·             Chinese history, with special emphasis on Pre-Qin periods

·             Chinese bronze studies

·             Chinese etymology and paleography

·             Chinese classics

·             Chinese language


YU Lai Hang, James

BA (Rutgers);

MA, PhD (Duquesne)

·             Clinical psychology

·             Psychodynamic theories

·             Personality psychology 


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