Professor Tai-lok LUI (WYHK ’75)

Professor Tai-lok Lui is Vice President (Research and Development) and Chair Professor of Hong Kong Studies at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). He is also the Director of the Academy of Hong Kong Studies and the Centre for Greater China Studies. Prior to joining EdUHK, he was Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at The University of Hong Kong.

His research interests cover class analysis, economic sociology, urban sociology, and Hong Kong studies. He co-authored Hong Kong, China: Learning to Belong to a Nation and Hong Kong: Becoming a Chinese Global City. He also co-edited Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Hong Kong. For publications in Chinese, he is the author of the award-winning. The Story of Hong Kong in the 1970s Re-told and The Hong Kong Model.

He is a columnist and also actively contributes to the Hong Kong community by serving on various committees in NGOs, governmental, and professional bodies.