Francis LEE

Designation:Co-Chair

Institution:Chinese University of Hong Kong

Email:francis_lee@cuhk.edu.hk


Francis L.F. LEE (PhD, Stanford University) is Director and Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong. He works mainly in the areas of journalism studies, political communication, public opinion research, and media and social movements. He is the lead or sole author of Media and Protest Logics in the Digital Era: The Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong (Oxford University Press, 2018), Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press and Public Opinion in Hong Kong (Hong Kong University Press, 2014), and Media, Social Mobilization, and Mass Protests in Post-colonial Hong Kong (Routledge, 2011). He has published in various top journals in media and communication studies (Communication Research, International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Media, Culture & Society, International Journal of Press/Politics, etc.), area studies (Asian Survey, China Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary China, Pacific Affairs, etc.), and interdisciplinary journals in the social sciences (Social Science Computer Review, Memory Studies, Social Movement Studies, etc.). He is Chief Editor of the SSCI-listed Chinese Journal of Communication and associate editor of the SSCI-listed Mass Communication & Society and an editorial board member of seven international journals in the field of media and communication studies.

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