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The Department Welcomes Professor Darryl S.L. Jarvis as the Head of Department

The Department Welcomes Professor Darryl S.L. Jarvis as the Head of Department

2017 January

The Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) welcomes Professor Darryl S.L. Jarvis as the Head of Department. He will be overseeing the strategic development and the day-to-day operation of the Department.

Truly international, Professor Jarvis was born in the United Kingdom, and educated in Australia and Canada where he received his doctorate in 1996 from the University of British Columbia. He holds Australian, Canadian and British citizenships and has taught widely in Asia and down under. Before joining EdUHK, he was the Vice Dean (Academic Affairs) and Associate Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (NUS), and from 1997 to 2006 Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Government and International Relations, Faculty of Economics and Business, at the University of Sydney, Australia.

He has published widely in the areas of comparative political economy, international relations, comparative public policy, regulatory politics and development in Asia. His publications appear on Cambridge University Press; Routledge Palgrave Macmillan; State University of New York Press (with R.M. Crawford); Greenwood / Praeger; and top-rated journals such as Development & Change, Journal of Contemporary Asia (UK), Asian Studies Review, International Relations (UK), Technology in Society (USA), Journal of International Relations & Development, Energy (USA), Asian Survey (USA), Policy and Society (UK), Global Society: Journal of Interdisciplinary International Relations (UK), Contemporary Politics (UK), The Australian Journal of International Affairs, as well as authored a series of invited papers. He is also the co-editor of Policy & Society: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Policy Research, co-editor of the series Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy (Palgrave) and is the recipient of various grants from the Australian Research Council, Ministry of Education in Singapore and the Rockefeller Foundation, New York.