The Liberal Art University in Hong Kong
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Teaching Staff

Professor Ka Ho MOK
Vice-President, Lam Man Tsan Chair Professor of Comparative Policy and Director of the Division of Graduate Studies; BA (CityU); MPhil (CUHK); PhD (LSE, London)
Comparative Higher Education Policy and Governance; Comparative Social Policy and Governance; Development Studies in East Asia


Dr Padmore Adusei AMOAH
Research Assistant Professor of Division of Graduate Studies and Asia Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies; PhD (Lingnan University)
Population Health and Health Services Research; Social Epidemiology and Sexuality and Sexual Health Studies


Professor Ray FORREST
Research Professor of the Department of Sociology and Social Policy; M.Soc.Sci. (Birmingham); PhD (Bristol)
Urban Political Economy; Socio-Spatial Change in the Contemporary City; Housing Markets and the Macro Economy; Housing Policy and Social Inequality; The Family and Social Change


Dr Xiao HAN
Research Assistant Professor, Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies; BA (Jilin), PhD (EdUHK).
Transnational/ International Higher Education; Education Policy


Dr Jin JIANG
Research Assistant Professor of the Division of Graduate Studies and Asia Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies; BA, MPhil (Fudan); PhD (CUHK)
Sociology of Education; Higher Education Policy; Social Stratification; Quantitative Research


Professor Stefan KÜHNER
Assistant Professor of the Department of Sociology and Social Policy; MA (York), PhD (York)
Comparative and Global Social Policy; Pooled Time Series Cross Section Analysis; Qualitative Comparative Analysis


Dr Kent LAI
Associate Director of the Division of Graduate Studies, Managing Director of MSc. In International Banking and Finance Programme, Department of Economics; BSc, PhD (Arizona State)
Equity Issuance, Corporate Finance, International Finance, Education Development


Professor Maggie LAU
Research Associate Professor of the Division of Graduate Studies and Asia Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies; BA, MPhil (CityU), PhD (York).
Education and Equality; Poverty and Social Exclusion, Child Poverty and Child Well-Being, Adolescent Health Behaviours, and Migration


Professor Eugenia Mee Wah NG
Director of the Teaching and Learning Centre and Adjunct Professor of the Division of Graduate Studies; Ph.D (Warwick)Teaching and Research Funding; Innovative Use of IT in Assessment, Learning and Teaching


Professor David PHILLIPS
Lam Woo and Co Ltd Chair Professor of Social Policy; BScEcon, PhD (Wales)
Social Gerontology; Social Epidemiology; Asia-Pacific Population and Development; Housing, Services and Health Care


Professor Patrick POON
Associate Professor of the Department of Marketing and International Business; METM, PhD (Queensland)
Cross-cultural Marketing; Services Marketing; Consumer Behaviour; New Product Development; Brand Management; Tourism Marketing


Dr Zhuoyi WEN
Research Assistant Professor of the Asia Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies, BA (SYSU); MPHil (SYSU); PhD (CityU)
Higher Education, Social Policy, Public Policy and Management


Adjunct or Visiting Professors Supporting the Programme

Professor Andy Green
Professor of Comparative Social Science, University College London; BA (Oxford), PhD (Birmingham), PGCE (IOE, London).
Education Systems and Social and Economic Outcomes in Western Europe and East Asia; Comparative Education Policy


Professor John Hawkins
Co-Director, Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership (APHERP); BA (Hawaii); MA (British Columbia), PhD (Vanderbilt)
Higher Education Reform and its Politics; Educational Policy in Comparative Perspective


Professor John LOWE
Associate Professor, School of Education, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Department of Education, University of Nottingham, Ningbo; BSc (Imperial College), Dip Ed, PGCE, MA, PhD (IOE, London)
International Higher Education, Chinese Higher Education, Transitions from Education to Work


Professor Simon Marginson
Professor of International Higher Education, University College London; Director of the Centre for Global Higher Education; BA, PhD (Melbourne)
Higher Education, Comparative and International Education, Political Economy, Political Philosophy and History of Education


Professor Deane Neubauer
Co-Director, Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership (APHERP); BA (California), MA, PhD (Yale)
Higher Education; Quality and Equity; Knowledge Society; University Governance; International Education