• 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 50 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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Research Output

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

Growing Old as a Member of an Ethnic Minority in Hong Kong: Implications for an Inclusive Long-Term Care Policy Framework

CHUI, C. H., ARAT, G., CHAN, K. & WONG, P. W. C., May 2020, In : Journal of Applied Gerontology. 39, 5, p. 463-471 9 p., 073346481987350.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

  • 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

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    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)

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  • 1 Scopus Citations