Dr CHAN Kit Wa Anita

Associate Professor


Anita Chan is Associate Professor at the Department of Social Sciences, EdUHK. She is an expert in gender and education and has examined various gender issues in Hong Kong's education system, including gendered identities of schoolgirls, university males, primary school teachers and principals, and gender differences in choosing STEM subjects among secondary school students. She is also passionate about family and migration studies and has conducted research on parenting, motherhood, fatherhood, changing families and intimacies, cross-border students and transnational families. She is a qualitative researcher and specializes in in-depth individual and focus group interviews, and narrative analysis.

Her publications can be found in journals such as Mobilities; Sociological Research Online; Children and Youth Services Review; Asian Studies Review; Urban Studies; Journal of Consumer Culture; Gender and Education; Compare, and so forth.

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