Institution:City University of Hong Kong


Ray Kin-man YEP (PhD, Oxford University) is Professor of Politics and Associate Head of Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong. He specializes in the political economy of China’s reforms, late colonial governance of Hong Kong and contentious politics. He has published in leading journals including China Quarterly, China Information, Development and Change, Journal of Rural Studies, and Public Administration Review. In recent years, he has been working on two projects on Hong Kong: MacLehose Governorship and the 1967 Riots. His latest works on Hong Kong studies include three books: May Days in Hong Kong: Riots and Emergency in 1967 (Hong Kong University Press 2009), Negotiating Autonomy in Greater China: Hong Kong and its Sovereigns before and After 1997 (Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Press 2013), and Routledge Handbook on Contemporary Hong Kong (Routledge, 2018). He has held visiting positions in Bristol University, Peking University, University of Macao, Brookings Institution and Academia Sinica. He is also active in public service and had served in Central Policy Unit, Advisory Council for Environment, and Strategy Subcommittee of Sustainable Development Council in Hong Kong. He is now Research Director of SynergyNet and a member of the editorial board of China Information.

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