FONG Chi Hang Brian

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20082019
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Chinese name: 方志恒

Variants: Fong, B., Fong, B. C. H.

Dr. Fong Chi-hang, Brian is Associate Professor/Associate Director of The Academy of Hong Kong Studies at The Education University of Hong Kong.

Prior to joining the University (the then Hong Kong Institute of Education), Dr. Fong was previously Lecturer in the Division of Social Sciences of the City University of Hong Kong. Before joining the academia, Dr. Fong was an Executive Officer of the HKSAR Government from 2001 to 2007.

Dr. Fong’s research interests include China’s influence, territorial autonomies, democratization, governance and budgetary politics. He has published extensively in international peer-reviewed journals such as DemocratizationNations and NationalismInternational Review of Administrative Sciences, China QuarterlyModern China and Asian Survey. Dr. Fong was awarded the 2014 Gordon White Prize by China Quarterly for his article entitled “The Partnership between the Chinese Government and Hong Kong's Capitalist Class: Implications for HKSAR Governance, 1997–2012”; and he was awarded in 2019 Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship by the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong with funding of HK$982,928 for his project entitled “Comparative Territorial Autonomies: Exploring A New Comparative Politics Dataset”.

Dr. Fong is a public intellectual. He is an active commentator for various media and regularly publishes commentaries. He is also very active in community services, founding and leading several civil society organizations.

方志恒博士現為香港教育大學(教大)香港研究學院副教授/副總監。

加入教大(前身香港教育學院)前,方博士曾任香港城市大學專上學院社會科學部講師。而方博士在投身學術界之前,曾於2001年至2007年間在香港政府任行政主任。

方博士研究範疇包括中國影響、地域自治、民主化、管治和預算政治。他曾於多份國際學術期刊發表論文,例如《民主化》、《民族和民族主義》、《國際行政科學評論》、《中國季刊》、《近代中國》和《亞洲調查》等等。2014年,方博士的論文〈The Partnership between the Chinese Government and Hong Kong's Capitalist Class: Implications for HKSAR Governance, 1997–2012〉,獲《中國季刊》頒發Gordon White Prize 獎項; 2019年,方博士的研究項目〈比較自治政體:探索新的比較政治數據集〉,獲香港研究資助局「人文學及社會科學傑出學者計劃」撥款982,928港元。

方博士是公共知識份子。他經常於媒體發表卓見和撰寫評論;同時熱心參與社會服務,創辦和領導多個民間團體。

 

Research interests

  • China’s Influence
  • Territorial Autonomies
  • Democratization
  • Governance
  • Public Budgeting

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Research Outputs 2008 2019

Advisory politics before and after 1997: In search of a new relationship between state, political society and civil society

FONG, C. H. B., 2019, Routledge handbook of contemporary Hong Kong. LUI, T., CHIU, S. W. K. & YEP, R. (eds.). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, p. 109-122

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Macao
democratization
Hong Kong
Taiwan
budget

Rewiew of the book Corruption prevention and governance in Hong Kong, by I. Scott & T. Gong

FONG, C. H. B., Jun 2019, In : The China Quarterly. 238, p. 555-556

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

national identity
trajectory
present
social scientist
Hong Kong

自治

方志恒, 2019, 《香港關鍵詞:想像新未來》. 朱耀偉 (ed.). 香港: 中文大學出版社, p. 197-204

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter