Prof. GONG Ting (公婷)

MA PhD Syracuse

Visiting address
Phone: +852 34424667

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Gong Ting is Professor of Political Science. She earned her MA and PhD from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University, USA. Before joining City University of Hong Kong, she taught in the United States for more than a dozen years. Her research interests cover corruption and anti-corruption reform, post-communist transformation, and integrity management. She is the author of the first English book-length study of China’s corruption, The Politics of Corruption in Contemporary China: An Analysis of Policy Outcomes. Her most recent book, Preventing Corruption in Asia: Institutional Design and Policy Capacity (co-edited with Stephen K. Ma) was published by Routledge (UK) in 2009. She has also published extensively in political science and public administration journals. She was the recipient of grants and awards from the University Grants Committee of Hong Kong (RGC), J. William Fulbright Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, American Political Science Association, and American Association of University Women.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Corruption and public governance
  • Post-communist transformation in China
  • Bureaucratic behavior and ethics


  • Corruption and governance
  • Contemporary Chinese politics
  • Research methods