Prof CHOU Kee Lee
Professor Chou Kee-lee is the Chair Professor of Social Policy with the Department of Social Sciences and Policy Studies (SSPS) of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (FLASS) at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). He previously served as the Head of Department for APS from 2014 to 2016. Before joining the Department, he was the Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at The University of Hong Kong. Professor Chou has wide research interests in areas concerning geriatric psychiatry, elderly policies, population policy especially immigrant policy, poverty, welfare reform, income inequality and health policy. In the past decade, he has published over one hundred papers in international peer reviewed journals. His research work with older adults in Hong Kong and elsewhere has gained him an international profile, with his work being cited widely. Since 2009, his works has ranked in the top one percent of scholars on the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI). Professor Chou has conducted numerous policy research projects funded by the Research Grant Council (RGC) and the Central Policy Unit of The HKSAR government.
His current research project is a five-year study on retirement income protection in Hong Kong funded by the RGC Strategic Public Policy Research Fund. He is also working on research projects concerning child poverty of children living in immigrant families funded by the RGC Public Policy Research Fund. Professor Chou is the Associate Editor of Aging and Mental Health, the section editor of BioMed Central Geriatrics and also a Member of the Editorial Boards of the Asian Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development and Journal of Aging Research.