Humanities and Social Sciences Panel (Joint Research Schemes)
(as at 28 April 2020)
Member Sphere of Interest
Professor Cindy Fan* Population; labor migration, marriage migration; household strategies; regional development and policy; inequality; gender; ethnicity in North America; post-Mao China
Deputy Chairman
Professor Elisabetta Corsi* Sino-western intellectual and scientific contacts between China and Europe; early modern history; early modern visual arts; world history
Professor Sylvia Xiaohua Chen Psychology; social & (cross-) cultural psychology
Professor Dennis Kat Hung Cheng East Asian History; East Asian Humanities; Confucianism, Taoism & Buddhism
Professor Cornelis de Bot* Linguistics; social sciences; psycholinguistics; neurolinguistics; cognition; bilingual processing; multilingual minds; multilingual processing; word recognition; intonation; dynamic aspects of language development; bilingual education; immersion teaching
Professor Eric Fong Migration; urban; race and ethnicity; demography
Professor Michelle Ying-ling Huang History of Art
Professor Icy Kit-bing Lee Second language teaching and learning; teacher education and professional development; second language writing; feedback in writing; language assessment literacy
Professor Puiwa Lei* Psychometrics, psychological assessments, educational psychology; English as a secondary language; measurement and intervention, statistical modeling; accountability, testing, modeling; reading, writing, math; educational measurement, intervention
Professor Xigen Li* Communication and media studies; Internet and mobile communication; social media; media effects, digital news; media performance; media influence
Professor George C.S. Lin Urbanization; land management; city planning; economic geography; urban geography; regional development; China studies; Chinese urbanization; Chinese regional development
Professor Meichun Liu Functional syntax; lexical semantics; corpus linguistics; cognitive linguistics; Chinese linguistics; Chinese verbal semantics; syntax; discourse function; pragmatics
Professor Winnie So Teacher education; science and environmental education; curriculum; teaching; learning and assessment
Professor Donggen Wang Travel behavior and the built environment; transport geography; time geography; activity-based socio-spatial segregation; geography of wellbeing and health; housing choice and residential satisfaction; residential and housing studies; urban geography
Professor Christopher J Webster Urban theory; China's informal settlements (urban villages); evolution of land-use mixes under alternative regulation regimes; the evolution of property rights in urban China; the impact of built environment morphology on the individual health; the behavioral impact of green infrastructure in London and Hong Kong
Ms Connie Wong Assistant Secretary-General (Research)1, UGC

*Non-local Members