Prof. FOSSATI Diego

Visiting address
Phone: +852 34426987

Author IDs

Willing to take PhD students: yes
Willing to talk to media: yes


Diego Fossati is Assistant Professor of Public and International Affairs at City University of Hong Kong. He studies representation and political behaviour, especially in the context of East and Southeast Asia. He is the author of "Unity through Division: Political Islam, Representation and Democracy in Indonesia" (2022) and “The Meaning of Democracy in Southeast Asia” (2023), both published by Cambridge University Press. He has been awarded research grants by Hong Kong's University Grants Committee (Early Career Scheme, General Research Fund), Singapore's Ministry of Education (Tier-II Research Grant) and the Australian Research Council (Discovery Project). He received a PhD in Government from Cornell University in 2016.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Representation
  • Political Behavior
  • Public Opinion
  • Accountability
  • East and Southeast Asia
  • Research Methods


  • Social Research Methods
  • East and Southeast Asian Politics
  • European Politics and International Relations
  • Master Capstone Project