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CHU POK (朱博)
    BSocSc Associate Programme Director and Assistant Professor
BSocSc (Lingnan); MA (Nottingham); PhD (Auckland)
  Office: Rm. 311, Dorothy Y L Wong Building
Lingnan University
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
  TEL: (852) 2616 7214
  FAX: (852) 2465 1429
Marcus Pok Chu obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Auckland. His current teaching duties include (1) Introduction to Political Science, (2) Greater China: Identity and Interdependence, (3) Government and Politics of Contemporary China, (4) China in World Politics, (5) Asia Pacific and the World, and (6) The Value of Sport. His areas of research interest center on politics of sport and politics and international relations of China.

Selected Publications | Top


Marcus P. Chu, Sporting Events in China as Economic Development, National Image, and Political Ambition (Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021), pp. 161. 


Marcus P. Chu, China's Quest for Sporting Mega-Events: The Politics of International Bids (Abingdon & New York: Routledge, 2020), pp. 178. 

Marcus P. Chu, "Leveraging Mega-Events to Embrace Chinese National Identity: The Politics of Hong Kong's Participation in the Beijing 2008 Olympics and the Shanghai 2010 World Expo," in Lu Zhouxiang (ed.), Chinese National Identity in the Age of Globalisation (Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020), pp. 309-332.

Marcus P. Chu, "Politics and Policy of Forging Post-Handover Hong Kong as Sporting Mega-event Centre," in Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Sport in Asia (Abingdon & New York: Routledge, 2020), pp.271-278. 


Marcus P. Chu, Politics of Mega-Events in China’s Hong Kong and Macao (Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019), pp. 154. 


Brian Bridges & Marcus P. Chu (Eds.), The Sports Development of Hong Kong and Macau: New Challenges after the Handovers (Abingdon & New York: Routledge, 2018), pp. 168.

Marcus P. Chu, "China's Decisiveness in the Olympic Bids: Leveraging Sporting Mega-Events to Improve Beijing’s Odds of Success,” The International Journal of the History of Sport 35:12-13 (2018), pp. 1306-1324. 

Teaching Subjects | Top

  Academic Year:  2020-2021:
1st Term:
  CLE9017 The Value of Sport
      POL2101 Introduction to Political Science
2nd Term:
  CLE9004 Greater China: Identity and Interdependence
      POL3106 Small States in World Politics