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Prof Albert Francis PARK 朴之水
Division of Social Science, Department of Economics, Division of Public Policy

Chair Professor
Professor
Senior Fellow
Director of HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies
Associate Director for Survey Research Center
Associate Director of Center for Applied Social and Economic Research

Tel:
(852) 2358 5981
Language:
English
Area of Expertise:
Applied economics
Development economics
Labor economics
Chinese economy
Prof Barry Victor SAUTMAN 沙伯力
Division of Social Science

Professor Emeritus
Visiting Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7821
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Communist and post-Communist Systems
Chinese politics (especially ethnic politics)
China-Africa relations
China-US relations
International Law (especially Human Rights)
Prof Cameron Dougall CAMPBELL 康文林
Division of Social Science

Acting Head and Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7782
Language:
English
Area of Expertise:
Demography
Inequality
Chinese history
Social history
Prof Carsten Andreas HOLZ 穆嘉
Division of Social Science

Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7835
Language:
English
Area of Expertise:
China's economy
Development economics
Prof Christian DANIELS 唐立
Division of Humanities

Head and Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 8908
Language:
English, Mandarin, Japanese
Area of Expertise:
History of Yunnan and Northern Mainland Southeast Asia
History of ethnic groups in Southwest China
Ming and Qing history
History of pre-modern technology
Cultural politics among border peoples
Prof David Stephen ZWEIG 崔大偉
Division of Social Science

Chair Professor
Director of Center on China's Transnational Relations

Tel:
(852) 2358 7832
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Political economy
Chinese politics
Rural development
International political economy
East Asia
Prof Eva E CHEN 陳伊慈
Division of Social Science

Assistant Professor

Tel:
(852) 3469 2079
Language:
Mandarin, English
Area of Expertise:
Child development
Early childhood development and education
Cultural psychology
Prof Guojun HE 何國俊
Division of Social Science, Department of Economics, Division of Environment and Sustainability

Assistant Professor

Tel:
(852) 3469 2423
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Environmental economics
Health economics
Development economics
Public health
Political economy of China
Prof James Ka Lei WONG 王家禮
Division of Social Science, Division of Public Policy

Research Assistant Professor
Junior Fellow

Tel:
(852) 2358 7817
Language:
English, Cantonese
Area of Expertise:
Environmental politics
Deliberative democracy and governance
Political theory
Environmental policy and governance
Philosophy and public policy
Prof Jean Ji Yeon HONG 洪知延
Division of Social Science

Assistant Professor

Tel:
(852) 3469 2422
Language:
English
Area of Expertise:
Comparative political economy
Authoritarian regimes
Political violence
Chinese politics
East Asia
Prof Jenny Leigh SMITH
Division of Humanities

Associate Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7798
Language:
English
Area of Expertise:
History of agriculture
History of humanitarian aid
History of technology
Environmental history
Food policy
Prof Jianmei LIU 劉劍梅
Division of Humanities

Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7767
Language:
Mandarin, English
Area of Expertise:
Chinese cultural history
Chinese literary and visual modernity
Chinese literary history
Chinese political and intellectual history
Philosophy and religion
Prof Jin WANG 王瑾
Division of Social Science

Associate Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7834
Language:
Mandarin, English
Area of Expertise:
Development economics
Public economics
Applied economics
Prof John Zhongdong MA 馬忠東
Division of Social Science

Associate Professor
Associate Director of Center for Applied Social and Economic Research

Tel:
(852) 2358 7829
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Demography
Prof Joshua DERMAN 杜哲士
Division of Humanities

Associate Dean of Humanities and Social Science
Associate Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 5869
Language:
English
Area of Expertise:
Global intellectual history
History of social and political thought
Modern European history
Prof Kellee Sing TSAI 蔡欣怡
Division of Social Science

Dean of Humanities and Social Science
Chair Professor
Associate Director of Center for Artificial Intelligence Research
Associate Director of Center on China's Transnational Relations

Tel:
(852) 2358 7777
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Comparative politics
Chinese politics
Comparative political economy
Development
Endogenous institutional change
Prof Kevin Kim-Pong TAM 談儉邦
Division of Social Science

Associate Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7828
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Environmental psychology
Cultural psychology
Prof Kira MATUS 穆綺蘭
Division of Social Science, Division of Public Policy, Division of Environment and Sustainability

Associate Head and Associate Professor
Associate Professor

Tel:
(852) 3469 2730
Language:
English
Area of Expertise:
Sustainable production and manufacturing
Emergence of the innovation systems approach
Green chemistry and engineering
National innovation systems in Asia and Europe
Prof Lok Cheung Lawrence ZHANG 張樂翔
Division of Humanities

Assistant Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7825
Language:
Cantonese, Mandarin, English
Area of Expertise:
Chinese business history
Chinese history
Chinese political and intellectual history
Chinese social and economic history
China-Burma-India theatre in WWII
Prof Matthew TOMMASINI 湯文泰
Division of Humanities

Associate Professor of Humanities Practice in Music Education
Senior Lecturer
Associate Artistic Director of The Intimacy of Creativity and HKUST Music Alive!

Tel:
(852) 2358 7768
Language:
English
Area of Expertise:
Art education
Creativity
Music
Music business
Virtual learning
Prof May-yi SHAW 邵梅儀
Division of Humanities

Assistant Professor of Humanities Education
Senior Lecturer

Tel:
(852) 2358 5943
Language:
English, Mandarin, Japanese
Area of Expertise:
Literary theory and cultural criticism
Global history of identity
Modern Chinese literature
Sino-Japanese wartime history and literature
Modern Japanese literature
Prof Ming SING 成名
Division of Social Science

Associate Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7839
Language:
English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Comparative political culture in Asia and the world
Institutional engineering and democratic governance
Politics and government in Hong Kong
Democratic development in Asia and the world
Prof Naubahar SHARIF 白立邦
Division of Social Science, Division of Public Policy

Associate Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7826
Language:
Cantonese, English
Area of Expertise:
Innovation and technology policy in Hong Kong and China
Belt and Road initiative
Prof Stuart GIETEL-BASTEN 貝斯圖
Division of Social Science, Division of Public Policy

Associate Dean of Humanities and Social Science
Associate Professor
Associate Director of the Leadership and Public Policy Executive Education

Tel:
(852) 3469 2688
Email:
Language:
English
Area of Expertise:
Population and policy in Asia
Prof Tik Sang LIU 廖迪生
Division of Humanities

Associate Professor
Director of South China Research Center

Tel:
(852) 2358 7799
Language:
Cantonese, English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Chinese popular religion
Fishermen culture and society
Food in culture and society
Heritage studies
Lineage organization in South China
Prof Xiaogang WU 吳曉剛
Division of Social Science, Division of Public Policy

Chair Professor
Director of Center for Applied Social and Economic Research

Tel:
(852) 2358 7827
Language:
Mandarin, English
Area of Expertise:
Social inequality
Social stratification
Demography
Gender
Family
Prof Xun WU 吳遜
Division of Social Science, Division of Environment and Sustainability, Division of Public Policy

Founding Head and Professor
Professor
Associate Director of GREAT Smart Cities Center

Tel:
(852) 3469 2579
Language:
English, Mandarin
Area of Expertise:
Water resource management
Health policy
Anti-corruption
Policy design and innovations
Prof Yi Qin Jane ZHANG 張憶芹
Division of Social Science

Assistant Professor

Tel:
(852) 2358 7819
Language:
English
Area of Expertise:
Experimental economics
Preference formation
Political economy