Prof. LEE Chin Chuan (李金銓)

BA (National Chengchi University, Taiwan), MA (University of Hawaii, US), PhD (University of Michigan, US)

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Biography

  • Having lectured in more than 50 universities in the US, UK, PRC, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Canada, Japan, Korea, and Malaysia.
  • Free-lance columnist and media commentator.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Global Communication
  • Political Economy of the Media
  • Media Sociology
  • Media and Social Change
  • Social Theories and Media Studies

Current projects

Qualifications/Experiences

  • University of Minnesota: Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication, Director of the China Times Center for Media and Social Studies, Professor Emeritus (2004-present).
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong: Chair Professor of Journalism and Communication (1994-1998).
  • National Chengchi University: Visiting Chair Professor (Spring Semester, 2008), under the auspices of National Science Council. 
  • Academia Sinica: Visiting Professor (1986-1987, 1991).
  • City University of Hong Kong: Head, Department of English and Communication (2002-2005), Director, Center for Communication Research (2005 - present)
  • Chinese Communication Association: Founding President (1990-1994).
  • Having lectured in more than 50 universities in the US, UK, PRC, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Canada, Japan, Korea, and Malaysia.
  • Free-lance columnist and media commentator.

Services in CityU

  • 2005 - present
    Director
    Center for Communication Research
    City University of Hong Kong
  • 2008-2012
    Head and Acting Head
    Department of Media and Communication
    City University of Hong Kong
  • 2002-2005
    Head
    Department of English and Communication
    City University of Hong Kong