Professor Suk-Ying WONG
Professor Wong Suk Ying received her undergraduate training at the University of Liverpool (UK) and obtained her MA and PhD from Stanford University (USA). She had been on the teaching faculty at several other higher education institutions in the United States and Japan before joining the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 1997. Professor Wong is presently the Associate Vice-President and a Professor with the Department of Sociology at CUHK. Formerly, she was also the Associate Dean of Student Affairs in the Faculty of Social Science, and the Founding Dean of Students of CW Chu College at CUHK. A recipient of the US National Academy of Education Spencer Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award and a Distinguished Junior Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Professor Wong’s primary interests involve the sociology of education and youth, organisations and higher education. She has also received major research grants from the Research Grant Council, Hong Kong and the Bilateral Hong Kong RGC-UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). She received the Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award in 2005, CUHK. Besides her notable achievements in research and teaching, Professor Wong also demonstrates an active record of community services both at home and abroad. To name a few, she serves as the Director on the Board of Management, Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS), Hong Kong, a member of the Joint Committee on Student Finance, Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency, Hong Kong, an External Examiner for the Nursing Council of Hong Kong, a Subject Specialist for the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, the former co-president of the Comparative Education Society of Asia, Honorary Guest Professor with the School of Ethnology and Sociology, Minzu University of China, and a consultation member of the Academy of Korean Studies, Korean Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, South Korea.