Major Awards
Major Awards | HKPhD Fellowship Awardees | Research Grants

Prof. Lianke YAN

Divisions of Humanities
2021 Newman Prize for Chinese Literature

Prof. James Z. LEE

Division of Social Science
2019 Yan Ai Foundation Professor of Social Science 言愛基金社會科學教授

Prof. Xiaogang WU

Division of Social Science
2018-19 President of the International Chinese Sociological Association

Prof. James Z. LEE

Divisions of Humanities and Social Science
2018 The Jiangsu Academy of Social Science, the third prize for Outstanding Achievement in Philosophy and Social Science
co-authored with Chen LIANG (History, Nanjing University), Bamboo REN (Social Science PhD candidate, HKUST) and Hao DONG (2016 Social Science PhD, HKUST)

Prof. Billy Kee-long SO

Division of Humanities
2018-2019 Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

Prof. Carine Yuk-man YIU

Division of Humanities
2018-2019 Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

Prof. Bright SHENG

Division of Humanities
2017 IAS Helmut and Anna Pao Sohmen Professor-at-Large

Prof. Daisy Yan DU

Division of Humanities
2017-2018 Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

Prof. Cameron CAMPBELL

Division of Social Science
2017-2019 Changjiang Scholar, The PRC Ministry of Education | (List of awardees)

Prof. Jenny L. SMITH

Division of Humanities
2017-2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Prof. Shengqing WU

Division of Humanities
2016-2017 Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

Prof. Wenkai HE

Division of Social Science
2016-2017 Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

Prof. Jianxiong MA

Division of Humanities
2016-2017 Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

Prof. Bright SHENG

Division of Humanities
2016 Y K Pao Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Cultural Studies

Prof. James KUNG

Division of Social Science
2016 Yan Ai Foundation Professorship in Social Science

Prof. Lianke YAN

Division of Humanities
2016 Dream of the Red Chamber Award

Prof. Lianke YAN

Division of Humanities
2016 Sin Wai Kin Visiting Professorship in Chinese Culture

Prof. Guojun HE

Division of Social Science
2016 CHPAMS Rising Scholar Best Paper Award, China Health Policy and Management Society

Prof. Lianke YAN

Division of Humanities
2015 Twitter Literary Prize

Prof. Lianke YAN

Division of Humanities
2014 Franz Kafka Prize

Prof. Jenny L. SMITH

Division of Humanities
2014 Henry A. Wallace prize for best book in International Agricultural History

Prof. James Z. LEE

Divisions of Humanities and Social Science
2014 Tsinghua Journal Parkson Best Article Award

Prof. James Z. LEE

Divisions of Humanities and Social Science
2014 Third Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Philosophy and Social Science from Jiangsu Provincial academe

Prof. Cameron CAMPBELL

Division of Social Science
2014 Third Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Philosophy and Social Science from Jiangsu Provincial academe

Prof. Wenkai HE

Division of Social Science
2014 Barrington Moore Award, The Historical and Comparative Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association

Prof. Bozhong LI

Division of Humanities
2013 The Sixth Scientific Research Institutions of Higher Learning Outstanding Achievement Award (Humanities and Social Sciences) by the Chinese Education Ministry

Prof. Bozhong LI

Division of Humanities
2012 Guo Moruo Chinese History Prize (Third Class)

Prof. James Z. LEE

Divisions of Humanities and Social Science
2012 Best book published in 2009 & 2010 Award by the Population Association of Japan

Prof. Matthew TOMMASINI

Division of Humanities
2011-2012 Top Prize in Professional Division, 6th Annual Robert Avalon International Composers’ Competition of the Foundation for Modern Music.

Prof. Ming Hsiu YEN

Division of Humanities (Former Composer-in-Residence/Adjunct Associate Professor)
2011 Yoshiro Irino Memorial Prize, 29th Asian Composers League (ACL) Conference and Festival in Taipei.

Prof. Pang-Hsin TING

Former Dean of School of Humanities and Social Science
2011 Conferment of the degree of Doctor of Humanities, honoris causa by the Hong Kong Institute of Education

Prof. X L DING

Division of Social Science
2009 The Society of Publishers in Asia Awards for Editorial Excellence (SOPA) in Feature Writing in Chinese

Prof. Xiaogang WU

Division of Social Science
2007 Early Career Award, American Sociological Association Asia and Asian American Section

Prof. X L DING

Division of Social Science
2006-07 Academic Representative to China, Washington DC-based Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP)

Prof. James Z. LEE

Divisions of Humanities and Social Science
2006-2010 Changjiang Scholar, The PRC Ministry of Education

Prof. Yongshun CAI

Division of Social Science
2006 Gordon White Prize by the China Quarterly

Prof. James Z. LEE

Divisions of Humanities and Social Science
2005 Outstanding Book on Asia (2003-2004)

Prof. Cameron CAMPBELL

Division of Social Science
2005 Outstanding Book on Asia (2003-2004)
American Sociological Association Asia and Asian American Section

Prof. Ngai PUN

Division of Social Science
2005 C Wright Mills Award

Prof. James Z. LEE

Divisions of Humanities and Social Science
2004 Fellow in Sociology, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Prof. Cameron CAMPBELL

Division of Social Science
2004 Fellow in Sociology, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Prof. Lianke YAN

Division of Humanities
2004 Lao She Literature Award

Prof. Bright SHENG

Division of Humanities
2001 MacArthur Fellow

Prof. Carsten HOLZ

Division of Social Science
2001 Gordon White Prize by the China Quarterly

Prof. Ying Yi HONG

Division of Social Science
2001 Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award

Prof. Lianke YAN

Division of Humanities
2000 Lu Xun Literary Prize

Prof. James Z. LEE

Divisions of Humanities and Social Science
2000 Allan Sharlin Memorial Award: Outstanding Book in Social Science History, Social Science History Association

Prof. James Z. LEE

Divisions of Humanities and Social Science
2000 Otis Dudley Duncan Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Social Demography, American Sociological Association Population Section

Prof. Alvin SO

Division of Social Science
2000 Asia’s Environmental Movement, Harold and Margaret Sprout Award

Prof. Pang-Hsin TING

Division of Humanities
1999-2000 Honorary Member of the Linguistic Society of America

Prof. Billy Kee-long SO

Division of Humanities
1996-1997 Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

Prof. Bright SHENG

Division of Humanities
1990 Fellow in Music, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation