YUEN Wai Hei Samson, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 111 Scopus Citations
  • 7 Scopus h-Index

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Personal profile

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Samson Yuen is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science. He studies comparative politics, focusing on authoritarian and hybrid regimes with specialization in the Greater China region (Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan). His research interests include local governance, civil society, NGOs, contentious politics and identity politics. His works are published or forthcoming in Political Studies, Journal of Contemporary China, China Information, China Perspectives and Twenty-First Century. He also wrote for The Diplomat, Initium Media, Mingpao, The Stand News, Hong Kong Economic Journal, and Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly. Prior to joining academia, he worked as a management consultant. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago and an M.Phil. in Politics from Oxford University, where he continued to obtain his D.Phil. in Politics.

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Research Output

Open Access
  • 1989-2019: Perspectives on June 4th from Hong Kong

    FLORENCE, É. (ed.), PERNIN, J., RICHBURG, K., FU, K., LIM, L., CHENG, E., YUEN, W. H. S. & YAU, W., Apr 2019, China Perspectives, 2019/2, p. 81-86.

    Research output: Other PublicationsOther ArticleCommunication

    Open Access
  • Explaining Localism in Post-handover Hong Kong: An Eventful Approach

    YUEN, S. & CHUNG, S., Sep 2019, In : China Perspectives. 2018, 3, p. 19-29 11 p.

    Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

  • Prizes

    LU RGC Competitive Grants Award 2019

    Wai Hei Samson YUEN (Recipient), Apr 2019

    Prize: Prize / Award

    Press / Media

    路透「五大訴求」調查: 疫情無礙抗爭潮 踢走林鄭呼聲增

    Wai Hei Samson YUEN


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research / Knowledge Transfer

    路透「五大訴求」調查:疫情無礙抗爭潮 踢走林鄭呼聲增

    Wai Hei Samson YUEN


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research / Knowledge Transfer