Dr King, Ronnel Bornasal 龔仁崇
Dr. Ronnel B. King is an Associate Professor in the Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning and the Human Communication, Development, and Information Sciences Unit of the Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong. He also holds honorary appointments as Adjunct Associate Professor at The Education University of Hong Kong and University of Macau. He obtained his Ph.D. from The University of Hong Kong and his doctoral dissertation was awarded the “Highly Commended Dissertation Award” by the Global SELF Research Network. He has also been recognized as a Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science (APS, 2017) and been conferred the Michael Bond Award for Early Career Contributions to Social Psychology by the Asian Association for Social Psychology (AASP, 2019).
His research has been funded by external bodies such as UNICEF, General Research Fund (GRF), Public Policy Research (PPR) Grant, Quality Education Fund (QEF), United Board, and Singapore’s Ministry of Education among others.
He is interested in understanding the factors that underpin motivation and well-being and developing positive psychology/education interventions to enhance these optimal states. He has published more than 120 journal articles on these core topics which have appeared in the top-ranked journals in educational psychology, including Educational Psychology Review, Educational Psychologist, Contemporary Educational Psychology, Journal of School Psychology, and British Journal of Educational Psychology among others. He is in the top 2% of the most highly-cited education scholars in the world according to Stanford University’s database of highly-cited authors (Ionnadis et al., 2020).
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