Prof. CHUI Wing Hong (崔永康)

BSW (HKU), MPhil (Cambridge), PhD (Cambridge)

RSW

Visiting address
YEUNG-Y7309
Phone: +852 34428262

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Biography

Eric Chui has been appointed as Professor in the Department of Applied Social Sciences since August 2014. Prior to this appointment, he was the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Education) of the Faculty of Social Sciences (2011-2014) and Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (2008-2014) at the University of Hong Kong. Now he has also been appointed by the Department of Social Work and Social Administration as an Honorary Professor and by the Centre for Criminology as Honorary Fellow for a period of three years (2014-2017) at the University of Hong Kong.

Previously, he taught social work, criminology and law at the University of Exeter (UK), University of Queensland (Australia), and The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Eric was educated at the University of Hong Kong (BSW) and the University of Cambridge (MPhil, PhD). His current research interests focus on the effectiveness of probation supervision for young offenders, and young defendants’ views of the legal personnel in Hong Kong. Eric was the managing editor and book review editor of the Asian Journal of Criminology, and serves on the editorial board of a number of academic journals including the Australian Social Work (SSCI), Child & Family Social Work (SSCI), International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology (SSCI), and Social Work Education: An International Journal.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Youth and Crime
  • Criminology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Youth Social Work

Qualifications/Experiences

Previous Experience

  • 2008 - 2014, Associate Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, HKU. Concurrent appointment as Associate Dean (Undergraduate Education) of the Faculty of Social Sciences (2011-2014).
  • 2007 - 2008, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, CUHK.
  • 2005 - 2007, Senior Lecturer, School of Social Science, The University of Queensland.
  • 2002 - 2005, Assistant Professor, School of Law, CityU.
  • 2000 - 2002, Lecturer, School of Social Work and Social Policy, The University of Queensland.
  • 1999 - 2000, Lecturer, Department of Social Work and Probation Studies, The University of Exeter.
  • 1998 - 1999, Fieldwork Instructor, Division of Social Studies, CityU.
  • 1993 - 1998, Team Leader (Outreaching Team), HKYWCA.

Achievement

  • 1993 “HongKong and Shanghai Bank Scholarships” HSBC.
  • 1993 “Swire Exhibitions (for Swire Hall at the University of Hong Kong)” John Swire & Sons. [URL]
  • 1994 “Cambridge Commonwealth Trust” UK Commonwealth Trust.
  • 1995 “S.L. Pao Education Foundation Scholarship” S.L. Pao Education Foundation.
  • 1997 “Li Po Chun Charitable Trust Fund Overseas Postgraduate Scholarships ” Li Po Chun Charitable Trust Fund.
  • Oct 2015 “International Ambassador” British Society of Criminology. [URL]
  • 2016 “COFUND Senior Research Fellowship” Durham University. [URL]

Services outside CityU

Public Service

  • 2014 - Now, Member, Long-term Prison Sentences Review Board, Security Bureau, HKSAR.Hong Kong.

Professional Activity

  • 2016 - Now, Member, Asia Advisory Board (Book Reviews), Social Work Education: The International Journal (Taylor & Francis).UK.
  • 2015 - Now, Member, Editorial Board, Child & Family Social Work (Wiley).UK.
  • 2014 - 2015, Member, Editorial Board, The COLLOQUIA: An Interdisciplinary Research Journal, Wisemans Books Trading, Inc..Philippines.
  • 2014 - Now, Member, Editorial Board, Australian Social Work (Taylor & Francis).Australia.
  • 2013 - 2016, Advisory Editor, The Encyclopedia of Corrections, John Wiley & Sons, Inc..US.
  • 2013 - Now, Specialist, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic & Vocational Qualifications.Hong Kong.
  • 2012 - Now, Assessment Panel Member, Hong Kong Social Workers Registration Board.Hong Kong.
  • 2012 - Now, Member, Editorial Board, Sociology and Criminology – Open Access (OMICS Publishing Group) (On-line: http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/sociology-and-criminology.php).US.
  • 2011 - Now, Editor-in-chief, Advances in Applied Sociology (Scientific Research Publishing) (On-line: http://www.scirp.org/journal/aasoci/).US.
  • 2009 - 2016, Corresponding Editor (Southeast Asia), Journal of Practice Teaching in Health and Social Work (Whiting and Birch).UK.
  • 2009 - Now, Member, International Editorial Advisory Board, International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences (On-line: http://www.sascv.org/ijcjs/).India.
  • 2008 - 2015, Member, Editorial Advisory Board, The Open Social Science Journal (Bentham Science Publishers).US.
  • 2008 - Now, Member, Editorial Board, Asia Pacific Journal of Police and Criminal Justice (Asian Association of Police Studies).Korea.
  • 2007 - 2015, Member, Editorial Board, Social and Public Policy Review.UK.
  • 2005 - Now, Consulting / Associate Editor, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology (Sage).US.

Training Service

  • 2013 - 2015, Trainer, Globalization and Leadership, The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education .Hong Kong.

Community Service

  • 2015 - 2017, Honorary Consultant, Caritas.Hong Kong.
  • 2013 - Now, Member, Research Committee, The Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers.Hong Kong.
  • 2012 - Now, Consultant, Youth Crime Prevention Centre, Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups.Hong Kong.
  • 2012 - Now, Member, Executive Committee, The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention.Hong Kong.
  • 2010 - Now, Professional Consultant, Youth Services, HKYWCA.Hong Kong.
  • 2009 - Now, Member, Advocacy and Research Committee, Ending Child Sexual Abuse Foundation.Hong Kong.

Other Service

  • Jun 2016, External Reviewer, Accreditation Documents – Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) Programme, Centennial College, HKU.Hong Kong.
  • Nov 2015 - Aug 2019, External Examiner, Bachelor of Social Work (Hons), Hong Kong Shue Yan University.Hong Kong.
  • 2014, Member (Overseas), External Course Appraisal Committee, Bachelor of Social Sciences, University of Wollongong.Australia.
  • 2013 - Now, External Academic Advisor, Division of Social Sciences, Community College of City University.Hong Kong.

Teaching

  • 2015 - 2016, SS5114, Legal Issues for the Social Worker.
  • 2015 - 2016, SS4296, Research Project in Criminology.
  • 2015 - Now, SS3282, Social Work and the Law.
  • 2014 - Now, SS4300, Advanced Criminological Theory.
  • 2014 - 2015, CLA1602, Individuals and Society.
  • 2014 - Now, SS4207, Working with Young People and Offenders.
  • 2014 - 2015, SS1012, Youth in a Changing Society.

Services in CityU

Administrative Assignment

  • 1 Sep 2016 - 31 Aug 2018, College Board, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, CityU, Elected Member.
  • 1 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2018, College Graduate Studies Committee (Research Degrees), Member.
  • 1 Sep 2015 - Now, Departmental Staffing Committee, Member.
  • 1 Jul 2015 - 30 Jun 2016, Research Excellence Group, Departmental Co-ordinator.
  • 1 Aug 2014 - Now, Departmental Executive Committee, Department of Applied Social Sciences, Member.
  • 1 Aug 2014 - Now, Research and Knowledge Transfer, Department Co-ordinator.

Research / Thesis Supervision

  • 1 Sep 2015 - Now, ZHANG, Haoyue (Youth Crime and Social Exclusion), PhD.
  • 1 Sep 2015 - Now, BAKHTADZE, Revaz (Policing and Procedural Justice), PhD .
  • 1 Sep 2015 - Now, KHIATANI, Paul (Youth and Political and Social Activism), PhD.
  • 1 Sep 2015 - Now, CHOW, Mei Ling (Gifted Children and Parenting), PhD (Part-time).

Conferences Attended

  • 2016, "Outreach youth social work in Hong Kong: Social care or control", Seminar for Policy, Professionals and Communities Research Group, 30 June 2016, Organized by School of Applied Social Sciences, Durham University. England (Invited Speaker).
  • 2016, "Resettlement of elderly male ex-prisoners in Hong Kong", Guest Seminar, 23 June 2016, Organized by MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Scotland (Invited Speaker).
  • 2016, "The process of going straight: Narratives of male ex-prisoners in Hong Kong", Guest Seminar, School of Social Sciences, University of Hull, 11 May 2016. Organized by the University of Hull, England (Invited Speaker).
  • 2016, "Voices of the incarcerated father: Struggling to live up to fatherhood", Research Afternoon: In the Field - International and Department Reports from Live Research Projects, 1 June 2016, Organized by Univeristy of Surrey, England (Invited Speaker).
  • 2016, “Need satisfaction mechanism linking volunteer motivation and life satisfaction”, Volunteering and Well-being Symposium, 17 September 2016, Organized by the Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service [Keynote] .
  • 2015, “A study on youth violence among youth-at-risk in Hong Kong”, 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences and Innovations, 10-11 August 2015, Organized by the IEDRC, Singapore [Keynote Speaker].
  • 2015, “Identities of youth in Hong Kong: Values, Well-being and Views”, Subject Talk on Cosmopolitan Hong Kong, 5 December 2015, Organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and Research Grant , Council, Hong Kong. [Invited Speaker].
  • 2015, “Predictors of violence among youth-at-risk in Hong Kong”, International Symposium of Crime Problems and Crime Fighting Strategies, 20 November, 2015, Organized by the Department of Criminology, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan [Invited Speaker].
  • 2015, “Zero tolerance for youth dating violence”, Forum on “Empowering Youth to End Dating Violence, 27 November 2015, Organized by the Harmony House, Hong Kong. [Keynote Speaker].
  • 2014, “Psychological well-being and mental health of young people in Macau”, Symposium on Well-being of Young People in Macau in 2014, 6 December, 2014, Organized by the Centro de Formação Juvenil Dom Bosco, Macau [Invited Speaker].
  • 2013, "Life planning among young people in Hong Kong”, Subject Talk on Cosmopolitan Hong Kong, 19 October, 2013, Organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Development, Hong Kong [Invited speaker].
  • 2013, “NGOs and community engagement”, Link-age International Youth Conference, 22-27 July, 2013, Organized by the Chinese YMCA, Hong Kong [Invited speaker].
  • 2012, “A study on well-being of children of the incarcerated and their caregivers”, International Conference on the Families of the Incarcerated, 13-14 September, 2012, Organized by the Chinese Red Heart As, Taiwan [Keynote speaker].
  • 2012, “Global youth work”, Social Work Day: Pre-Conference, 3 March, 2012, Organized by Hong Kong Social Workers Association, Hong Kong [Invited speaker].
  • 2012, What works with young offenders”, Youth Counselling: Dialogue, Practice and Passion, 6-8 December, 2012, Organized by the Department of Social Work and Social Administration, HKU, Hong Kong [Invited speaker].
  • 2011, “Evidence-based practice in youth work”, Seminar on Best Practice on Evidence Based Practice in Dealing with Addictive Behaviours, March 30, 2011, Organized by The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, Hong Kong [Invited speaker].
  • 2011, “Study on well-being of the children of the incarcerated and their caregivers”, International Conference on Crime Prevention and Offender Rehabilitation, 17-20 May, 2011, Organized by SRACP, Hong Kong [Invited speaker].
  • 2011, Social bonds and use of probation”, 2011 Academic Conference of Criminal Problems and Preventive Strategies, 25 November, 2011, Organized by National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan [Keynote speaker].
  • 2010, “Effective models of outreach youth work intervention”, Conference for the Transformation of At-risk Youths, November 9-11, 2010, Organized by the Children-At-Risk Empowerment Association (CARE), Singapore [Invited speaker].
  • 2010, “Engaging youths to succeed in schools: The Hong Kong experience”, ASEAN 3 + Seminar on Urban Youth Work IV, March 2-5, 2010, Organized by Students Care Service and National Youth Council Singapore., Singapore [Keynote address].
  • 2006 - Now, “Need satisfaction mechanism linking volunteer motivation and life satisfaction”, Volunteering and Well-being Symposium, 17 September 2016, Hong Kong.
  • 2006, “Perception of law and order and police in Chinese migrant community in Queensland”, Symposium on Chinese Transmigrants: Internal and International Contexts, April 11, 2006, Organized by Uni. of Qld, Australia [Invited speaker].

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