Visiting address
Phone: +852 34424482

Author IDs

Willing to take PhD students: yes


BA (Law; Sun Yat-sen University)
MA (Law; Sun Yat-sen University)
MPhil & PhD (Anthropology, Yale University)


  • Project Planning & Management for Development
  • Comparative Development in Asia
  • Special Topics in Asian Studies
  • Problem-Based Studies of Selected Asian Societies and Region I
  • Political Sociology
  • Environment and Society in Asia

Research Interests/Areas

Discipline: Anthropology; Urban Studies

  • Social Transformation and Urban Development
  • Mobility and Class Politics
  • Infrastructures and Spatial Politics
  • Science, Technology and Society in Asia
  • China Studies


Current/Recent Research Projects

  • The emerging philanthropic landscape in China (with Dr. Gonçalo Santos; funded by GRFs; book manuscript in progress)
  • Urbanization, Infrastructural transformation, and Spatial politics in China (funded by GRF & ECS)
  • The Politics and Ethics of Childbirth Medicalization in Reform era China (with Dr. Gonçalo Santos; funded by GRF)