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Prof. Jack L.C. QIU
Director of C-Centre, Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Jack Linchuan Qiu is Professor at the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is the Director of the Centre for Chinese Media and Comparative Communication Research. His publications include World’s Factory in the Information Era 信息时代的世界工厂 (Guangxi Normal University Press, 2013), Working-Class Network Society (MIT Press, 2009), Mobile Communication and Society (co-authored, MIT Press, 2006). Apart from being the Associate Editor for Journal of Communication, he is on the editorial boards of ten international academic journals, including six indexed in the SSCI. He enjoys working with grassroots labor NGOs and provides consultancy services for international organizations.

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Prof. Francis L.F. LEE
Director / Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Francis Lap Fung Lee is Director and Professor of School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He works mainly in the areas of journalism studies, political communication, and media and social movements. His publications include Media, Social Mobilization, and Mass Protests in Post-colonial Hong Kong (with Joseph M. Chan, Routledge, 2011), Communication, Public Opinion and Globalization in Urban China (with Chin-chuan Lee et al., Routledge, 2013) and Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press and Public Opinion in Hong Kong (Hong Kong University Press, 2014). He is also currently associate editor at the Chinese Journal of Communication and Mass Communication & Society.

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Prof. Joseph M. CHAN
Emeritus Professor of Journalism and Communication

 

Joseph Man Chan is Emeritus Professor of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.  His research interest lies in the intersection of international communication, political communication and journalism studies. His current projects relate to communication and social movements as well as collective memory.  He has published numerous articles in books and international journals such as JOC, CR, JMCQ, MC&S, IJPOR, NM&S, China Quarterly, etc. He was elected as ICA Fellow in 2014. He served as a Changjiang Chair Professor at Fudan University and the founding chief editor of Communication & Society.
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Prof. Ven-hwei LO
Research Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Ven-hwei Lo is Research Professor at the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Before joining the Chinese University of Hong Kong, he taught at the National Chengchi University in Taipei, Taiwan for 24 years. He is currently the editor of Communication and Society, a leading Chinese communication journal. His research interests include news media performance and the effects of mass media. He is the author of seven books and his recent publications appeared in Asian Journal of Communication, Communication Research, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Media Psychology, The Chinese Journal of Communication, The Harvard International Journal of Press/Public, and Mass Communication Research.

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Prof. Anthony Y.H. FUNG
Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Anthony Ying Him Fung is Professor of the School of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He obtained his Ph.D. at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at University of Minnesota. He is also a Pearl River Chair Professor at Jinan University at Guangzhou, China. His research interests and teaching focus on popular culture and cultural studies, popular music, gender and youth identity, cultural industries and policy, and new media studies. He published widely in international journals, and authored and edited more than ten Chinese and English books.

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Prof. Christine Y.H. HUANG
Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Christine Yi Hui Huang is Professor of the School of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She received her Ph.D. in mass communication from the University of Maryland, USA. Dr. Huang’s research interests include public relations management, crisis communication, conflict and negotiation, and cross-cultural communications and relationship. Her research awards include the Best Article Award in Public Relations Scholarship awarded by the National Communication Association, USA, the Distinguished Research Award given by the National Science Council, R.O.C, Top paper award given by the International Communication Association, and the Exemplary Teaching Award awarded by Faculty of Social Science, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has served in the editorial board for Journal of Communication, Communication Theory, Public Relations Review, Journal of Public Relations Research, Asian Journal of Communication, Communication Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, and International Journal of Strategic Communication.

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Prof. Louis LEUNG
Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Louis Leung is Professor at the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He serves as Director of Centre for Communication and Public Opinion Survey and is the Editor of Chinese Journal of Communication. His research interests focus on the uses and effects of new media. Some of his recent publications appear in New Media & Society, CyberPsychology, Behavior & Social Networking, Computers in Human Behavior, Social Science Computer Review, Telematics and Informatics, Social Indicators Research, Telecommunications Policy, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Asian Journal of Communication, and Gazette.

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Prof. Clement Y.K. SO
Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Clement York Kee So teaches at the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He graduated with a bachelor degree in sociology and a master degree in communication from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a Ph.D. degree from the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, USA. His previous full-time media experience includes: Deputy editor-in-chief of Vancouver’s Ming Pao Daily News, reporter of World Journal, and marketing researcher of HK-TVB. His major teaching and research expertise is in the areas of Hong Kong press, news sociology, citation analysis, and development of the field of communication.

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Prof. Donna S.C. CHU
Associate Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Donna Shun Chi Chu interested in research about gender, youth and media literacy. In the past few years, She has conducted research that probed into both the changing gender representation and debates in Hong Kong, and the many emerging issues revolving around new media and youth. These in turn will benefit the implementation of media education projects. In the summer of 2012, she has designed and launched a brand new media education initiative. Called MarsMedia, the project has managed to call for awareness for media literacy in Hong Kong.

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Prof. Sora KIM
Associate Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Sora Kim is an Associate Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She earned her Ph.D. degree from the University of Tennessee. Her research interests include corporate social responsibility communication, corporate communication and crisis communication management. Her work has been published at Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journal of Public Relations Research, Journal of Advertising, Journal of Business Ethics, Public Relations Review, and other international communication related journals. She has won six top faculty research paper awards from ICA and AEJMC and was awarded a Page Legacy Scholar Grant in 2013.

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Prof. Annisa C.H. LEE LAI
Associate Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Annisa Lee Lai Chun Hing’s research interests are in communication and promotion of products, services, places and good causes and these would include advertising, health communication, place branding and social marketing. She has conducted research on a brand Hong Kong project with the C-Centre and a few projects on Health Communication and Social Marketing with the School of Public Health:

1. A randomized controlled trial internet-based interventions for condom use promotion targeting men who have sex with men in Hong Kong
2. Develop drinking advice to strengthen the risk communication on alcohol-related harm
3. “Let’s Eat Well” Project – a social marketing program to address issues of food avoidance problems among cancer patients
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Prof. Kaman K.M. LEE
Associate Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Kaman Lee is an Associate Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her expertise lies in corporate communication, corporate social responsibility and sustainability, corporate branding and reputation management and green marketing. Her publications appear in various international top journals. In 2011 and 2012, she received the Faculty of Social Science Exemplary Teaching Award (CUHK) and the Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award (CUHK) 2012 respectively.

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Prof. Saskia WITTEBORN
Associate Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Saskia Witteborn is Associate Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication and Head of Division of Communication where she also directs the M.A. in Global Communication. She specializes in transnational migration/mobility and communication. Specifically, she is interested in the intersections between embodied and virtual practice and how migrants engage in cultural and political grouping and advocacy. New technologies and forced migration is another important research area. Saskia has worked with and on forced migrants over the past 10 years in North America, Europe, and Hong Kong and is interested in how virtual practice enables the people to connect and mobilize across borders and boundaries.Methodologically, Saskia is a qualitative researcher who is passionate about fieldwork and the ways in which people understand local communicative practice in the context of migration and mobility. As Research Associate with the University of Washington Center for Local Strategy Research, Saskia is very interested in comparative research.

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Prof. Michael C.M. CHAN
Assistant Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Michael Che Ming Chan is an Assistant Professor at the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research examines the cross-cultural and intergroup aspects of communication at the individual and national level, with particular focus in new media, social media, mobile media, political communication, and international communication. His comparative works include examining the discursive production of national identities by the Chinese and Japanese press and cross-cultural comparisons of American and Hong Kong Facebook users and influence on political attitudes. His works has appeared in journals such as Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, New Media and Society, Discourse & Communication, and Cyberpsychology, Behavior & Social Networking, among others.

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Prof. Hsuan-ting CHEN
Assistant Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Hsuan-Ting Chen (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin) is an Assistant Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include new media technologies, media effects, and media psychology. Her recent projects focus on the effects of digital/social media on citizen competence and the development of democratic society. Her research has appeared or is forthcoming in Computers in Human Behavior, Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, International Journal of Advertising, Asian Journal of Communication, and International Journal of Strategic Communication.

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Prof. Sojung KIM
Assistant Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Sojung Kim (Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin) is Assistant Professor of the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include corporate communication, corporate credibility, corporate social responsibility, consumer behavior in the computer-mediated environment, and global branding. Dr. Kim’s work has appeared in the Journal of Marketing Communications, International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising, Journal of Promotion Management, and Journal of Internet Commerce, among others, as well as numerous conference proceedings.

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Prof. LIANG Hai
Assistant Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Liang Hai is an Assistant Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests include Computational Social Science, Social Media Analytics, Political Communication and Public Health. Dr. Liang’s work has appeared in the Communication Research, Human Communication Research, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, New Media & Society, among others, as well as numerous conference proceedings.

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Prof. Sara X. LIAO
Assistant Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Sara X. Liao is an Assistant Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include Digital Labor, Feminist Media Studies, Globalization, Precarity, East Asian Popular Culture and Creative industry. Dr. Liao’s work has appeared in the Communication, Culture, and Critique, Chinese Journal of Communication, Games and Culture, and Asian Journal of Communication.

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Prof. Lokman TSUI
Assistant Professor of School of Journalism and Communication

 

Lokman Tsui is an Assistant Professor at the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Before he joined CUHK, he was Google’s Head of Free Expression in Asia and the Pacific. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. His dissertation “A Journalism of Hospitality,” a critical interrogation of how new technologies challenge us to rethink journalism, received the Gene Burd Journalism Research Prize for Best Dissertation in Journalism Studies. Lokman was also a Fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society (2008-2009). He was born and raised in the Netherlands and previously managed the unofficial website for filmmaker Wong Kar Wai for many years.

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