Prof Dennis S.W. WONG, PhD (黃成榮教授) is currently Professor of Criminology & Social Work at Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences, City University of Hong Kong. His areas of teaching and research are criminology, youth studies, parents-child relationships, conflict management, and restorative justice. Dennis is honorary consultant on youth drugs abuse, school bullying, and offenders’ rehabilitation for governmental organizations in Hong Kong, Macau, and Singapore. He is one of the founding members of Asian Criminological Society, an active member of Asia Pacific Forum of Restorative Justice, and chairman / board member for a number of non-governmental organizations. Apart from publishing articles in local and international journals, he has published six books related to youth delinquency, school bullying, alternative to prosecution, mediation, and restorative justice.
Award and Achievement
- 1996 “Teaching Excellence Awards” City University of Hong Kong.
- Juvenile delinquency
- Youth values
- Bullying and school violence
- Restorative justice
- Parent-child relationship
Services outside CityU
- 2018 - 2021, Chairman, Education Committee, Hong Kong Council of Church of Christ in China.Hong Kong.
- 2017 - 2020, Convenor, Asia Pacific Forum of Restorative Justice.
- 2017 - Now, Convenor, Research Advisory Group, Narcotics Division, Security Bureau, Hong Kong Government of SAR.
- 2016 - Now, Chairman , Board of Directors, Centre for Restoration on Human Relationships.
- 2016 - 2018, Member of Executive Committee, Asian Criminological Society.
- 2015 - 2020, Honorary Advisor, Staff Training Institute of Correctional Services Department.Hong Kong.
- 2013 - 2017, Chairman, Executive Committee, Hong Kong Council, Church of Christ in China.
- 2011 - Now, Member , Board of Directors, Excel Life and Development Services.
- 2008 - Now, President, The Hong Kong Juvenile Delinquency Research Society.
- 2006 - 2007, Honorary Advisor, Hong Kong Police College.
- 2005 - 2008, Member, AIDS Advisory Council - Community Forum.
- 2003 - Now, Honorary Advisor, The Association of Principals of Secondary Schools, the Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China.
- 2003 - 2006, Member, Community Health Services Governing Committee, Haven of Hope Christian Service.
- 2002 - 2008, Member, Action Committee against Narcotics.
- 2001 - Now, Associate Fellow, Research Society of Juvenile Delinquency, Macau.
- 2001 - 2006, Member, Management Committee of Red Ribbon Centre for AIDS Prevention.
- 2000 - Now, Approved Manager, Central School Board, the Church of Christ in China.
- 2000 - 2005, Chairman, Social Services Committee, the Church of Christ in China.
- 1999 - Now, Approved Manager, Hop Yat Church Primary School.
- 1999 - Now, Member, Board of Directors, Wu Oi Christian Drug Rehabilitation Services.
Services in CityU
- 1 Oct 2019 - mid Nov 2020, Acting University Librarian, Run Run Shaw Library.
- 1 Sep 2019 - 31 Dec 2019, Associate Dean (Faculty and Research), College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
- 15 Apr 2019 - 31 Jul 2019, Acting Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
- 1 Nov 2018 - 14 Apr 2019, Associate Dean, Research and Post-graduate Studies.
- 1 Sep 2016 - 31 Aug 2020, Leader, Discipline in Sociology and Criminology.
- 1 Mar 2011 - 30 Oct 2018, Associate Dean, Student Life and Learning.
Research / Thesis Supervision
- 1 Sep 2009 - 31 Aug 2020, PhD in Social Work and Criminology.
- 1 Sep 2015 - 31 Aug 2020, 4, Key Issues of Criminology in Contemporary Societies.
- 1 Sep 2005 - 31 Aug 2020, 4, Conflict Management and Mediation.
- 1 Sep 2005 - 31 Aug 2020, 4, Working with Young People and Offenders.