Eric YU Kwan-wai

Associate Vice-President
Professor and Head, Department of Literature and Cultural Studies
The Education University of Hong Kong
Eric YU Kwan-wai

Professor Eric Yu Kwan-wai is currently Associate Vice-President (Quality Assurance) and Head of Department of Literature and Cultural Studies of The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). He was previously Associate Dean (Research and Postgraduate Studies) of Faculty of Humanities at EdUHK and Programme Leader of the BA (Language Studies) programme. Before joining EdUHK in 2012, he has served as the Chair of Department of Foreign Languages and Literature as well as Director of Film Studies Centre at National Chiao-Tung University in Taiwan.

Professor Yu obtained his MPhil and PhD in English (Comparative Literature) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests range from Romantic poetry, gothic fiction, Chinese-Western comparative literature to film studies. At EdUHK, he has been appointed to various committees and working groups responsible for curriculum development, programme review, programme revalidation, programme area accreditation, and quality audits.

As Associate Vice-President (Quality Assurance) at EdUHK, Professor Yu's major role is to oversee the use of Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grants and the implementation of the Quality Assurance and Quality Enhancement mechanisms of the University.