Dr Wong, Pui Fung 黃培烽
Gary Wong obtained his PhD from the University of Birmingham (UK), and both his Bachelor of Social Sciences (majors in psychology and sociology) and MPhil from HKU. He previously served as lecturer at Kingston University London, Chinese University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong and HKU Space Suzhou College.
Gary has also spent some years in the public affairs consultancy and worked at Commercial Radio Hong Kong. His major research interests include urbanisation of China (with Shanghai as a focus), Lefebvrian analysis, social mobility and radio history of Hong Kong.
Alongside academic writing, he is an author of several books and a regular newspaper column contributor on cityscape and cultural issues in general. He has also been involved in the editorial and production of more than 50 books with Hong Kong culture and current affairs as key focuses. He is the chief-editor of linepaper, a freely distributed bi-monthly magazine promoting reading culture.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2015-07-01||The 9th Hong Kong Book Prize: Radio Television Hong Kong & Hong Kong Publishing Federation, 第九屆香港書獎, 香港電台 香港出版總會||Others|
|2016-10-01||Travel Grant for Starting Scholars from Overseas: Japan Sociological Society||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|03/2019 - 06/2019||Judge||The 12th Hong Kong Book Prize|
|05/2014 - 04/2020||Member||Programme Advisory Panel, Radio Television Hong Kong|
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