CURRICULUM VITA

A.     Education

Year

Degree

Major

Institution

1977-1982  

BA

English language

& Literature

Beijing Second Foreign Languages Institute

Beijing   China

1985-1987

MA

Education

Tufts University                                         Medford   MA USA   

9/1987-8/1988     

MA

Human Development & Psychology

Harvard University

Cambridge   MA  USA

2/1987-8/1993     

Ed.D

Human Development & Psychology

Harvard University

Cambridge   MA  USA

 

B.     Employment History

 

Year                         Title                                  Institution

12/2005 – Present   Associate Professor                      Department of Applied Social Studies

                                                                        City University of Hong Kong                  

2/1997 – 12/2005    Assistant Professor                      Department of Applied Social Studies

                                                                        City University of Hong Kong                  

8/1993 - 8/1996     Assistant Professor                        Department of Educational Psychology

                                                                        Chinese University of Hong Kong

2/1990 - 8/1992     Teaching Fellow                Graduate School of Education

                                                                        Harvard University

1983 - 1985           Lecturer                             Department of English

                                                Beijing Second Foreign Languages

                                                Institute                         

 

 

C.  Awards / Honours

 

a.  Awards

Year                  Award                                                             Institution

06/1998           K. C. Wong Foundation Fellowship     City University of Hong Kong

01/2001           Distinguished Services Award             Chinese Association of Mental

Health

12/2001           Distinguished Contribution Award       Hong Kong New Generation

Association 

01/2007           Outstanding Contribution Award         Chinese Association of Mental

Health

06/2010           Outstanding Service Award                             International Society of Humour

Studies

     

 

b.  Honorary Professional Appointments

Year Conferred

Honorary Title

Institution

Country

10/1998

Adjunct Professor

Nanjing University

南京大学

China

12/1999

Guest Professor

Nantong Teachers’ College

南通师范学院

China

12/1999

Guest Professor

Nantong Medical College

南通医学院

China

12/1999

Guest Professor

Nantong Polytechnic Institute

南通理工学院

China

11/1999

Adjunct Professor

Changzhou Polytechnic College

常州理工学院

China

5/2001

Adjunct Research Fellow

South China Normal University

华南师范大学

China

10/2002

Adjunct Professor

Suzhou University

苏州大学

China

5/2004

Gao Jue-Fu Chair Professor of Psychology

Nanjing Normal University

南京师范大学

China

6/2004

Adjunct Professor

Nanjing Agricultural University

南京农业大学

China

9/2004

Adjunct Professor

Inner Mongolian Normal University 内蒙古师范大学

China

1/2005

Adjunct Professor

Harerbin Engineering University

哈尔滨工程大学

China

5/2005         

Adjunct Professor

Southwest Normal University

西南师范大学             

China

4/2006         

Adjunct Professor

Guangdong Normal College

广东教育学院

China

7/2007

Adjunct Professor

Nanchang Technological University 南昌理工大学

China

11/2008

Adjunct Professor

Shanghai Chinese Medicine University 上海中医大学

China

05/2009

Adjunct Professor

Chinese Jiliang College

中国计量学院

China

06/2009

Adjunct Professor

Southwest University of Sciences and Technology

西南理工大学

China

06/2009

Adjunct Professor

Chongqing College of Liberal Arts

重庆文理学院

China

11/2011

Adjunct Professor

Changzhou Teachers’ University of Technology

常州技术师范学院

China

04/2012

Adjunct Professor

Guangdong University of Business Studies

广东商学院

China

 

D. Professional Membership

 

1997-present    Hong Kong Psychological Society

1997-present    Hong Kong Teachers’ Association

2005-present    Asia Association of Social Psychology

2006-present    International Society of Humor Studies

2009-present    International Positive Psychology Association

2003-present    International Society of Chinese Applied Psychology  

 

E. Professional Services

 

a.  Advisory Position

1999 - present       Consultant     Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association

2004 - 2006          Member         Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Council

 

b.  Editorial Activities

(Invited as an ad hoc reviewer for the following journals, professional

conferences and publishers)

- Asian Journal of Counseling

- Asian Journal of Social Psychology

            - Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education & Development

            - British Journal of Psychology

            - Education Research Journal

            - International Journal of Behavioral Development

- International Chinese Psychosomatic Medicine Journal

            - New Horizon in Education

- Social Science and Medicine

 

c.  Administrative Position

1997-1999       Scientific Officer         Hong Kong Psychological Society

2006-2007       Scientific Officer         Hong Kong Psychological Society

2007-2010       Chair                            Division of Counseling Psychology, HKPS

2009-2010      Board Member             International Society of Humor Studies

 

F. Academic Service

 

a.  University Level Committee

10/99-5/2000           Task Force for Staff Development and Retention (ad hoc)

 

b.  Departmental Committees

1997 - present          Program Committee for the PGD Psychology Program

1997 – present         China Liaison and Exchange Committee

2003 – present         Year Co-ordinator for 2002-2005 chohort BSoc. Sci. (Hons.) in   Psychology

2001 – present         Program Committee for the BSoc. Sci. (Hons.) in Psychology

2001 – present         Program Committee for the BSoc. Sci. (Hons.) in Social Work

2005 – present         Program Committee for the MSSC (Hons.) in Counseling

 

c.  Others

2002– 2003             Admission Tutor for the PGD Psychology program

2002- present           Having actively involved in Cross Cultural Learning Program

of the Department and leading student tours in China

1998- present           Having invited 10 scholars from China and abroad to visit

our Department

1997-2001                    Production & updating the Departmental Brochure

1997- present           Having actively conducted academic exchange activities with

 Tertiary institutions in China

 

G. Research Grants

 

No.

Title

Budget

Commence date

Completion date

9231063

Universal and Culture-Specific Antecedents of Civic Engagement — Who Grows Up to be a Volunteer?

35,871.50

08-Jan-2012

31-Oct-2012

9610206

Excessive Internet Use among Youth and Adolescents in Hong Kong and China: Causes and Consequences

59,905.00

01-Apr-2011

31-Mar-2012

7002507

A Study of Resilience among Mainland Chinese Students in Hong Kong

123,045.30

01-Oct-2009

11-Jan-2012

7002399             

Exploring Chinese Humor and Its Implications for Enhancing Subjective Well-Being and Coping in Chinese Society

160,947.24

01-Nov-2008

11-Mar-2011

7002270

Exploration of Chinese Humor: A Study among University Students in Chinese Society

154,408.46

01-Apr-2008

14-Apr-2010

9610109

Mental Health State among Chinese University Students in the SAR and the Role of Humour

59,654.55

30-Jun-2008

29-Jun-2009

7001886

Enhancing Critical Thinking in Adolescent Idol Worship: An Integrated Study in Hong Kong and Mainland China

183,558.74

01-Sep-2005

27-Feb-2008

9610050

Autobiographical Memory and Social Skills in Bicultural Hong Kong Chinese

49,539.85

13-Jul-2006

12-Jul-2007

9360106

Empirical Verification of the Style of Creative Behaviour Model on the Hong Kong Chinese Sample

58,749.65

15-Sep-2004

27-Mar-2006

7100259

Perceiving Star Idols as Role Models: Experimental Studies and Potential for Training Programmes

90,551.96

01-Feb-2003

23-Aug-2005

9030963

Attribution of Creative People in Chinese Societies: A Comparative Study Among University and High School Students in Hong Kong and China

46,604.62

01-Feb-2003

25-Feb-2005

7001156

Understanding Adolescent Idol Worship in Chinese Societies: Comparison of Hong Kong and Mainland Young People

199,919.92

01-Apr-2001

05-Feb-2004

9030883

Identification of Attributes of Ideological and Recreational Idol Worship among Young People in Hong Kong and Mainland China

59,925.80

01-Sep-2001

05-Sep-2003

9030826

Examination of a Utilitarian View of Creativity in Chinese Societies: A Comparative Study among University and High School Students in Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Taipei

60,678.62

01-Sep-2000

31-Dec-2001

7000881

Understanding "hao-xue-xin" — A Study of a Distinctive Chinese Motivational Model for Learning and Its Implications for Educational Aspirations and Achievements for Elementary and Secondary School Students in Mainland China and Hong Kong

328,765.50

01-Dec-1998

31-Dec-2001

9030785

Effects of Social and Demographic Factors on Idol Worship in Chinese Society: A Comparative Study Among Young People in Hong Kong, Beijing, Guangzhou and Changsha

60,000.00

01-Feb-2000

23-Mar-2001

9030685

Idol Worshipping and Role Modelling in Chinese Society: A Comparative Study Among University and High School Students in Hong Kong and Mainland China

60,000.00

01-Aug-1998

15-Sep-1999

9030623

A Comparative Study of Concept of Creativity Among Chinese University Students, School Teachers and Businessmen in Beijing and Hong Kong

45,000.00

01-Jan-1998

15-Mar-1999

9030576

Intergenerational Communication Barriers Between the Young and the Elderly: A Comparative Study in Beijing and Hong Kong

49,000.00

01-Aug-1997

18-Sep-1998

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