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Distinguished Scholars

Chair Professors

Staff picture Professor CHENG Kat Hung Dennis

Chair Professor of Cultural History, Department of Literature and Cultural Studies


Areas of Expertise

  • Chinese intellectual history

  • Studies of Yijing and Its philosophy

  • East Asian hermeneutic traditions and theories

  • Intellectual history in late imperial China

Staff picture Professor John ERNI

Dean, Faculty of Humanities

 

Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Literature and Cultural Studies


Areas of Expertise

  • International and Asia-based media and cultural studies

  • Critical legal theory centering on human rights philosophy, ethics and politics

  • Gender and sexuality studies related to media and visual culture

  • Youth studies in transnational contexts

  • Digital humanities for cultural diversity

  • Cultural politics of race/ethnicity/migration

  • Critical public health studies

Staff picture Professor ZHU Qingzhi

Chair Professor of Chinese Language, Department of Chinese Language Studies


Areas of Expertise

  • Buddhist Chinese (language of Chinese Buddhist text)

  • Chinese historical philology

  • Historical Chinese linguistics

Professors

Staff picture Professor CHEUNG Hin Tat

Professor, Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies


Areas of Expertise

  • Developmental language disorders

  • Language assessment

  • Language development

  • Language learning

Staff picture Professor YU Kwan Wai Eric

Professor (Practice), Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies

 

Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies), Faculty of Humanities 


Areas of Expertise

  • Language and gender

  • English language education

  • Textbook studies 

Staff picture Professor LEUNG Pui Wan Pamela

Professor (Practice), Department of Chinese Language Studies

 

Associate Dean (Quality Assurance and Enhancement), Faculty of Humanities


Areas of Expertise

  • Language teacher education

  • Chinese education 

  • Teaching Chinese as a second language

Staff picture Professor SI Chung Mou

Professor (Practice), Department of Chinese Language Studies


Areas of Expertise

  • Chinese linguistics

  • Teaching Chinese as a foreign language

  • Chinese culture

Staff picture Professor YU Kwan Wai Eric

Associate Vice President (Quality Assurance), The Education University of Hong Kong

 

Professor, Department of Literature and Cultural Studies


Areas of Expertise

  • Romantic poetry

  • Gothic fiction

  • Travel literature

  • Comparative literature

  • Film studies