Dr CHENG, Edmund Wai
BSocSc CUHK, MSc & PhD, LSE
Edmund W. Cheng received his PhD in Government from the London School of Economics in 2015 and taught previously at Hong Kong Baptist University. His research interests include contentious politics, political sociology, public opinion survey, Hong Kong politics and Global China. He has recently co-edited An Epoch of Social Movements (Chinese University Press, 2018) and The Umbrella Movement: Civil Resistance and Contentious Space in Hong Kong (Amsterdam University Press, 2019). His research has been supported by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council, Central Policy Unit, and French National Research Agency. He has served on the boards of a number of academic journals, professional associations, and non-profit organizations. He won the Gordon White Prize from The China Quarterly in 2016 and is the principal investigator of Hong Kong for the World Values Survey since 2017.