• 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 40 Scopus Citations
  • 4 Scopus h-Index
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Personal profile


Prof. Gizem ARAT obtained her Ph.D. from the Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong in 2017 and Master degree in Social Work from the School of Social Work, University in Pittsburgh in 2010. She worked as a Post-doctoral fellow in the Jockey Club Lab for Cultural Diversity Study in The University of Hong Kong 2017-2019. She joined Lingnan University in August 2019. Her research interests include the promotion of ethnically diverse young populations, positive youth development, resilience, cultural diversity and multiculturalism. She teaches Ethnicity and Ethnic Minorities and Comparative Social Policy in Greater China and East Asia.

Research interests

Social inclusion of ethnic minority youth: positive youth development, mental health, resilience, Cultural diversity: multiculturalism, social harmony, social justice

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Hong Kong Social Sciences
resilience Social Sciences
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mental health Social Sciences
national minority Social Sciences
risk behavior Social Sciences
Students Medicine & Life Sciences
minority Social Sciences

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Projects 2020 2020

Multiculturalism with Hong Kong Characteristics

ARAT, G. & Kerelian, N. N.

LU Research Committee


Project: Grant Research

Research Output 2013 2019

  • 40 Scopus Citations
  • 4 Scopus h-Index
  • 19 Journal Article (refereed)
  • 1 Book Chapter
  • 1 Review article
  • 1 Thesis/Dissertation
1 Scopus Citations

Commentary on : How Schools Enhance the Development of Young People’s Resilience, by Ungar, Connelly, Liebenberg, and Theron, 2017

Arat, G. & Wong, P. W. C., May 2019, In : Social Indicators Research. 143, 1, p. 319-324 6 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsReview article

1 Scopus Citations

Evaluation of a mental health course for stigma reduction : a pilot study

WONG, P. W. C., ARAT, G., AMBROSE, M. R., XIE, K. Q. & BORSCHEL, M., 2019, In : Cogent Psychology. 6, 1, 1595877.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
Mental Health
Hong Kong
Health Literacy

Examining the Association Between Resilience and Risk Behaviors Among South Asian Minority Students in Hong Kong : A Quantitative Study

ARAT, G. & Wong, P. W. C., 2019, In : Journal of Social Service Research. 45, 3, p. 360-372 13 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

risk behavior
Hong Kong
ethnic group