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RGC-Fulbright Hong Kong Scholar Programme -
List of Fulbright Scholars (Hong Kong) for 2013 / 2014

RGC-Fulbright Hong Kong Senior Scholar Programme (Senior Programme)

No. Name/ Institution Approved Length of Fellowship Affiliated Institution Research Title Total Award
1 Dr Edward K L CHAN
Associate Professor
Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong
10 months starting from September 1, 2013 School of Social Work, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Cross-Cultural Comparative Study of Personal, Family, and Community Factors on Family Polyvictimization in the United States and Hong Kong HK$500,000
2 Dr Yuk Ping CHOI
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
4 months starting from September 1, 2013 Sociology Department, Harvard University Masculinities in Transition: Comparing gender identity construction among male migrant workers in the manufacturing, service and construction sectors in China HK$198,500


RGC-Fulbright Hong Kong Dissertation Research Programme (Junior Programme)

No. Name/ Institution Approved Length of Fellowship Affiliated Institution Research Title Total Award
1 Ms. Danhui CHENG
PhD candidate in Engineering
The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
6 months starting from September 2013 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Engineering of photosynthetic bacteria through synthetic biology for different purposes HK$74,880
2 Ms. Tao CUI
PhD candidate in Area Studies
The University of Hong Kong
10 months starting from September 2013 Parsons The New School for Design in New York City How China can enhance its cultural power in the world through the emerging fashion system in contemporary China in socio-cultural context HK$124,800
3 Ms. Wensi XIE
PhD candidate in Economics
The University of Hong Kong
8 months starting from August 2013 Wharton at the University of Pennsylvania Banking survivorship in the recent financial crisis HK$99,840
4 Ms. Shimin ZHU
PhD candidate in Social Work
The University of Hong Kong
7 months starting from July 2013 University of Michigan "Possible Selves and Adolescents" focusing on developing program to channel adolescents HK$87,360