• Joseph Yu-Shek Cheng

  • Degree: BSocSc (Hons), BA (Hons), PhD;

About Me

Field of Achievement: Writer & Educationist
Date of Birth: November 11, 1949.
Place of Birth: Hong Kong;
Name of Spouse: Grace.
No. of Children: one son and one daughter
Education: Univ of Hong Kong, Victoria Univ of Wellington (New Zealand), Flinders Univ of South Australia;
Career: specialisation in: Political Sc and Asian Studies; Lecturer History & Politics, Univ of the South Pacific (Fiji) 1976- 77; Asst Lecturer, Dept of Govt & Public Admn, Chinese Univ of Hong Kong 1977-79, Lecturer 1979-85, Sr Lecturer 1985-89; Dean of Students, United College 1980-82; Founding Member & Director, Hong Kong Prospect Inst Ltd 1982-84; Dean, School of Arts & Humanities, Open Learning Inst, Hong Kong 1989-90; Member, Central Policy Unit, Hong Kong Govt Secretariat 1991- 92; Dean, Faculty of Humanities & Social Scs, City Univ of Hong Kong 1992-95, Chair Prof Political Sc 1995-2015, Co-ordinator, Contemporary China Research Project 1995-2015; Justice of the Peace, Hong Kong 1992-; Founding President, Asian Studies Asscn of Hong Kong 2004-07; Founding Editor: Hong Kong Journal of Social Sciences, Journal of Comparative Asian Development; Convenor Alliance for True Democracy 2013-14;
Other Information:
Publication: Political Development in the HKSAR (2001), China’s Challenges in the Twenty-First Century (2003), Challenges and Policy Programmes of China’s New Leadership (2007), The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in Its First Decade (2007), China’s Japan Policy (2015), Whither China and the Communist Party Regime (2015), New Trends and Challenges in China’s Foreign Policy (2015), The Use of Mao and the Chongqing Model (2015), China’s Foreign Policy: Challenges and Prospects (2016); and many articles/chapters published;
Awards: Best Teacher Award, Chinese Univ of Hong Kong 1987, Outstanding Australian Alumnus, Hong Kong 1993, Inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award, Flinders Univ of South Australia 2006;
Address (Office): C/o. Contemporary China Research Project, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Address (Residence):
Country: Hong Kong.
City: Kowloon.