Dr. Vivian Chu

Assistant Lecturer, Centre for Civil Society and Governance at the University of Hong Kong

Staff Profile

Dr. Vivian Chu is an assistant lecturer at the Centre for Civil Society and Governance in the Faculty of Social Sciences. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Geography) and a Master of Science (Environment, Science and Society) from the University College London. She received a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Hong Kong. Her research interests lie in environmental policy, collaborative governance and sustainability. Her doctoral research focuses on the role of policy entrepreneurs in cross-boundary environmental management in Southern China. Vivian’s recent research on cross-sector collaboration is centered on the building of sustainable communities. Dr. Chu teaches a number of courses on environmental policy and sustainability, some of which with a specific focus on topics such as energy sustainability and corporate governance.