Researcher Directory

Gender and Diversity Research in the Faculty of Arts

Bowes, Julia

Assistant Professor, Department of History, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: Gender, the History of the Family, and US Conservatism

Cunich, Peter

Associate Professor, Department of History, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: women in the history of University of Hong Kong; European missionaries in China and Australia

Hammers, Roslyn

Associate Professor, Department of Art History, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: Chinese painting, South Asian art, and Asian architectural history

Jhaveri, Aditi

Lecturer, Centre for Applied English Studies

Gender and diversity related research interests: gender representation in the news

Kuehn, Julia

Professor, School of English

Gender and diversity related research interests: Victorian literature and culture; travel writing; popular writing

Lin, Pei-yin

Associate Professor, School of Chinese

Gender and diversity related research interests: modern and contemporary female writers' works in Chinese


Meek, Laura

Assistant Professor, Centre for the Humanities and Medicine

Gender and diversity related research interests: gender, aging, and the body in Tanzania; misogynoir (anti-black misogyny) & racial capitalism; feminist science and technology studies

Sheng, Vivian

Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: global feminist art history, transnational feminist philosophy and theory

Valdez, Jessica R

Assistant Professor, School of English

Gender and diversity related research interests: nineteenth-century British literature and culture




Wu, Cuncun

Professor, School of Chinese

Gender and diversity related research interests: gender and sexuality in Chinese history




Carroll, John

Professor, Department of History, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: women in Hong Kong history and imperial and colonial history

Ford, Stacilee

Honorary Associate Professor, Department of History, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: women's history; comparative feminist studies; gender and transnational feminism(s), Hong Kong women directors

Huang, Nicole

Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: literary and visual manifestations of human agencies through extraordinary times

Kim, Su Yun

Assistant Professor, Korean Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Gender and diversity related research interests: gender and sexuality in Korea; colonialism and race

LaCouture, Elizabeth

Assistant Professor, Department of History / Director, Gender Studies Programme, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: women and gender in Chinese and East Asian history, visual and material culture, architecture, beauty and bodies

Magnan-Park, Aaron Han Joon

Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: independent women filmmakers in Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China; women writers in the Chinese-language literary scene

Nakano, Yoshiko

Associate Professor, Japanese Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Gender and diversity related research interests: globalization of Japanese products and services; international tourism advertising and gender

Shih, Shu Mei

Hon-yin and Suet-fong Chan Professor, School of Chinese

Gender and diversity related research interests: Sinophone studies, modern Chinese literature, comparative literature, critical theory, postcolonial studies, feminism, transnationalism, critical race theory, world literature, and minority discourse

Vázquez Vázquez, Mercedes

Lecturer and Honorary Assistant Professor, Spanish Programme, School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Gender and diversity related research interests: gender and sexuality on the screen; gender and class

Yang, Binbin

Associate Professor, School of Chinese

Gender and diversity related research interests: women's literature and writing culture in late imperial China


Chiu, Patricia PK

Honorary Assistant Professor, Department of History, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: gender and women’s history

Guo, Ting

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Gender Studies, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: (post)secularism and political religion, including issues of gender and technology

Jaworski, Adam

Chair Professor, School of English

Gender and diversity related research interests: sociolinguistics; language and art



King, Brian

Assistant Professor, School of English

Gender and diversity related research interests: the discursive performance of identities and embodiments at the intersection of ethnicity, gender and sexuality


Li, Ji

Assistant Professor, China Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Gender and diversity related research interests: history of women in late imperial and modern China

Marchetti, Gina

Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: feminist film and cultural studies; Hong Kong women filmmakers


Pomfret, David

Professor, Department of History, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: history of youth, masculinity and girlhood

Song, Geng

Associate Professor, School of Chinese

Gender and diversity related research interests: Chinese masculinity; male representation in modern media and popular culture


Wong, Alvin K

Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: gender and sexuality in Chinese and Sinophone cultures, queer theory, feminism, transgender studies, queer Asian studies

Yee, Winnie

Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: independent women filmmakers in Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China; women writers in the Chinese-language literary scene