Institution:University of Hong Kong
Eliza W.Y. Lee obtained her PhD from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. Her current research focuses on civil society, state-society relations, and the political régime characteristics of Hong Kong. She has published on various topics of Hong Kong politics and public administration, including political regimes, civil society, social movement, state-society relations, civic engagement, collaborative governance, public management, social policy development, and gender. She currently serves on the editorial board of Voluntas, International Review of Administrative Sciences, and Nonprofit Policy Forum, and was previously on the editorial board of Public Administration Review. At present, she is the co-director of the Government and Laws Double Degree Programme. She was head of the department from 2013-2016 and the director of Centre for Civil Society and Governance from 2010 – 2018. Prior to joining The University of Hong Kong, she taught at the Department of Government and Public Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is a recipient of the China-U.S. Scholars Program Fellowship for Spring 2022. Her latest project is a book on the comparative-historical analysis of democratization in Hong Kong.