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Dr YIP Yui Fung, Gary

Dr YIP Yui Fung, Gary








Research Assistant Professor


Tel: (852) 2616 7188
Fax: (852) 2456 0737
Email: [email protected]




WYL104, Dorothy Y L Wong Building
Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

Gary is a "fresh" PhD graduate who obtained his degree from the University of Hong Kong. He worked as a part-time lecturer at Lingnan University since August 2022, and officially joined the department as Research Assistant Professor in October 2023. His research interests intersect the fields of symbolic interactionism, new media and the sociology of emotions—simply put, the study of online interaction, and online participation. 

  • Symbolic Interactionism
  • New Media
  • Sociology of Emotions
  • Sociological Theory
  • Qualitative Research

BSS (LU), MPhil (LU), PhD (HKU)

Academic Year:  2023 - 2024

1st Term:


Digital Society



The Making of Hong Kong



The Value of Sport

2nd Term:


The Making of Hong Kong



Japanese Society