Faculty & Teaching Team

Professor Yong-shun CAI

PhD, Stanford University
Chair Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Social Movements and Collective Action, Institution Building and Regime Transition, Chinese Domestic Politics

Professor Julian GROVES

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

Research interests:
Gender and Society

Professor Li HAN

PhD, Harvard University
Associate Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Development Economics, Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Political Economy

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 Yi-min LIN

PhD, Yale University
Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Political Economy, Organizations and Institutions, China

Professor John MA

PhD, McMaster University
Associate Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Internal Migration and Human Capital Transfer in the Asia-Pacific region, Fertility, Quantitative Methods, Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

Professor Yifan SHEN

PhD, Brown University 
Assistant Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Income Inequality, Gender Inequality, Demography, Marriage and Family, Education, East Asia

Dr Annie SHU

PhD, The University of Hong Kong
Lecturer of Social Science

Research interests:
Personality (Regulatory Focus, Implicit Theories), Cultural Psychology, Mental Health Issues in the Forensic Setting, Motivations in Educational and Health Psychology)

Dr Nicolson SIU

PhD, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Lecturer of Social Science

Research interests:
Human Cognitive Function, Neurodevelopmental and Neurodegenerative Disease, Alternative and Complementary Intervention, Chronic Pain

Professor Kevin Kim-pong TAM

PhD, The University of Hong Kong
Associate Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Pro-environmental Behavior, Human-nature Relationship, Culture and Environment, Cross-cultural Environmental Psychology; Cultural Transmission, Value Socialization, Cultural Norms, Cultural Influence

Dr Kwan To WONG

PhD, The University of Hong Kong
Lecturer of Social Science

Research interests:
Applied economics

Professor Michelle YIK

PhD, University of British Columbia
Professor of Social Science

Research interests:
Architecture of Emotion, Chinese Emotion, Personality and Well-being, Romantic Love

 

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