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Dr. CHAN Elaine

BA (San Diego), MA (UCLA), PhD (UCLA)
dr. elaine chan
Deputy Director

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Dr. Elaine Chan received her BA in Sociology and Psychology from the University of San Diego, and M.A. and Ph. D in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles. Before joining the Department, she taught research methods, Hong Kong society and politics at the Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include political culture, national identity, civil society, citizenship, and social cohesion. Currently, she is engaging in research projects on citizenship, social cohesion, social inclusion, as well as giving and volunteering in Hong Kong.

 

 

Education

University of San Diego
BA in Sociology and Psychology

 

University of California, Los Angeles
MA in Sociology

 

University of California, Los Angeles
PhD in Sociology

 

 

Academic Career

2019-present The University of Hong Kong
Centre for Civil Society and Governance
Deputy Director

 

The University of Hong Kong
Department of Politics and Public Administration

 

City University of Hong Kong
Department of Public and Social Administration

 

 

Selected Publications

Joseph Chan and Elaine Chan. “Social Cohesion with Asian Characteristics? Conceptual and Methodological Reflections.” In The Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed), What holds Asia Societies together? Insights from the Social Cohesion Radar. Forthcoming.

Elaine Chan and Joseph Chan. “Hong Kong 2007-2017: a backlash in civil society,” The Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, vol. 39, no. 2 (2017): 135-152.

Elaine Chan and Danny Wai-fung Lam. “Giving Hong Kong: A Growing Sector Evading Regulation,” in Pamala Wiepking and Femida Handy (eds), Generous People, Generous Nations: A Comparative Study of Global Giving (Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).

Elaine Chan. “Are Informal Connections a Functional Alternative to Associational Life in Enhancing Social Cohesion: Findings from Hong Kong,” Social Indicators Research vol. 119, no. 2 (November 2014): 803-821.

Elaine Chan and Joseph Chan. “Liberal Patriotism in Hong Kong,” Journal of Contemporary China vol. 23, no. 89 (September 2014): 952-970