Institution:University of Hong Kong
Eliza W.Y. LEE (PhD, Syracuse University) is Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration and Director of Centre for Civil Society and Governance, The University of Hong Kong. Her current research interests are civil society, state-society relations, civic engagement, collaborative governance, and the politics of social policy development, with particular focus on Hong Kong and its comparison with selected Asian states. Her articles have appeared in Governance, Policy and Politics, Journal of Social Policy, Voluntas, Public Administration Review, Asian Survey, and International Review of Administrative Sciences. She is a member of the editorial board of Public Administration Review, Voluntas, and International Review of Administrative Sciences, and is an associate editor of the Asian-Pacific Journal of Public Administration. She is the lead author of Public Policymaking in Hong Kong: Civic Engagement and State-Society Relations in a Semi-Democracy (Routledge, 2013) and the editor of Gender and Change in Hong Kong: Globalization, Postcolonialism, and Chinese Patriarchy (University of British Columbia Press, 2003). Her latest research projects include: capacity assessment of civil society sectors in Hong Kong; the Occupy Movement and state-society dynamics in Hong Kong. She served as Head of the Department from July 2013 to June 2016.