Professor CHAN, Hon S
BSocSc MPhil CUHK, MA PhD Syracuse
Professor Hon Chan has worked with the City University since 1989 and was Head of the Department of Public and Social Administration from 2005 to 2011. He is now the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Education and Quality Assurance) of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. He has served as a member of a number of key committees and boards at the departmental, faculty and university levels. Professor Chan, who received a MA and PhD at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University, specializes in public policy and administration. His major teaching and research interests cover Chinese cadre personnel management, performance measurement, civil service reforms, comparative institutional and policy capacity studies and environmental policies. He has published articles in SSCI-listed journals, most of which are top ranked in the fields of public administration and area studies. He is a member of the editorial boards of more than ten journals including American Review of Public Administration, Australian Journal of Public Administration, Chinese Public Administration Review, International Journal of Public Administration and Public Performance and Management Review, etc. He has received grants from the Research Grant Council and CityU (HK), the National Science Foundation of the Executive Yuan (Taiwan), the National Research Foundation of Korea Grant, and Ministry of Education, Singapore Government. He was a senior visiting research fellow at the East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore in September-December 2017.