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Master of Arts in Cities and Governance (MCG)

Our Staff

Founding Programme Director

The late Professor Ray Forrest
Research Professor in Cities and Social Change
M.Soc.Sci. (Birm.); PhD (Bris.); Dip. (HWU); FAcSS

Teaching and Research Team


Professor YAU Yung
Programme Director

Dr. Genghua Huang

Dr. Do Young OH
Associate Programme Director


Professor Chi Pang Lau

Professor Chi Pang Lau

Professor Kar Ming YU
Director of LIFE

Professor Lin Ka

Professor Ka Lin
Adjunct Professor

Professor Creighton CONNOLLY
Assistant Professor


Professor Paulina Wong

Professor Paulina Wong
Assistant Professor

Dr. Mark CHUA
Research Assistant Professor


Dr. Rosiah Ho

Dr. Rosiah Ho
Industrial Liaison Coordinator

Prof. HUANG Genghua
Research Assistant Professor

Visiting Professors and Practitioners Supporting the Programme

• Professor Anthony Cheung, Former Secretary for Transport and Housing, HKSAR Government
• Professor Paul Cheung, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
• Professor George Lin, Chair Professor of Geography, University of Hong Kong
• Professor Catherine Montgomery, Professor, University of Durham, UK
• Dr Ching Choi Lam, Chairman, Elderly Commission, HKSAR Government
• Professor David Gordon, Professor of School of Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK
• Professor Misa Izuhara, School of Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK
• Prof. Adrian Smith, Professor of Technology and Society, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex
• Dr Winnie Tang, Founder and Honorary President, Smart City Consortium

Institutional Supports

  • Lingnan-SCUT Joint Research Centre for Greater Bay Area Social Policy and Governance
  • Centre for Social Policy and Social Change
  • Hong Kong and South China Historical Research Programme