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Social Policy Research @ Lingnan University

Social Policy Research @ Lingnan University

At Lingnan University, we strive to innovate for society, especially for those who are in need. We conduct Research and Knowledge Transfer for promoting social innovations with high social impact. Our School of Graduate Studies, Department of Sociology and Social Policy and research centres house social policy and policy studies experts. Our research teams conduct comparative and international research in social development and policy studies from interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches. We welcome regional and international research collaborations.


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Major Policy Studies Units @ Lingnan University

Our Social Policy / Policy Studies Research Team

Under this session, we will present our staff / faculty members related to social policy / policy studies research.

School of Graduate Studies

Prof Joshua Mok

Prof. MOK Ka Ho, Joshua

Dean, School of Graduate Studies
Lam Man Tsan Chair Professor
of Comparative Policy


Prof Maggie Lau

Prof. LAU Ka Wai, Maggie

Research Associate Professor

Dr Padmore Amoah

Dr. Padmore Adusei AMOAH

Research Assistant Professor

Dr Xiong Weiyan

Dr. XIONG Weiyan

Research Assistant Professor

Dr Huang Genghua

Dr. HUANG Genghua

Research Assistant Professor

Prof Alex Zhu

Dr. ZHU Yuefeng, Alex

Research Assistant Professor


Other Faculty researching on Social Policy / Policy Studies

Prof Lui Hon Kwong

Prof. LUI Hon Kwong


Prof David Philips

Prof. David PHILIPS

Research Professor

Prof Dickson Chan

Prof. CHAN Chak Kwan, Dickson

Research Professor

Prof Stefan Kunher

Prof. Stefan KÜHNER

Associate Professor

Dr Gizem Arat

Dr. Gizem ARAT

Research Assistant Professor

Prof Vincent Wen

Prof. WEN Zhouyi, Vincent

Research Assistant Professor

Dr Vera Tang

Dr. TANG Mun Yu, Vera

Research Assistant Professor

Prof Lynn Tang

Prof. TANG Lynn

Assistant Professor

Dr Auyeung Tat chor

Prof. AU YEUNG Tat Chor

Assistant Professor

Prof Paulina Wong

Prof. WONG Pui Yan, Paulina

Assistant Professor


Visiting / Adjunct Professors

Professor Deane NEUBAUERE

Professor Deane NEUBAUERE

Visiting Professor, East-West Centre, USA

Professor Simon MARGINSON

Professor Simon MARGINSON

Visiting Professor, University of Oxford, UK

Professor Shafiqul HUQUE

Professor Shafiqul HUQUE

Visiting Professor, McMaster University, Canada

Professor Jack CHAN

Professor Jack CHAN

Adjunct Associate Professor, Sun Yat-Sen University, China

Professor Eugenia Ng

Professor NG Mee Wah, Eugenia

Adjunct Professor, Lingnan University

Dr Kent Lai

Dr. LAI Wan Lung, Kent

Adjunct Associate Professor, Lingnan University

Dr. Glenn HUI

Dr. Glenn HUI

Visiting Scholar, City University of Hong Kong

International Book Series and Journal edited by colleagues of Lingnan University

Journal of Asian Public Policy




Higher Education in Asia: Quality, Excellence and Governance


Comparative Development and Policy in Asia


Social Policy and Development Studies in East Asia


Research in Comparative and Global Social Policy Series  


Recent Research Grants / Research Projects