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Academic Staff

Name Rank Research Area Contact Info.
Acting Chair
David HUDDART Professor Postcolonial literature, autobiography, literary and cultural theory, popular culture

3943 7993
Full Time Teaching Staff
Evelyn CHAN Associate Professor Virginia Woolf; Joseph Conrad; modernism; literature and the professions; literature and education 3943 7017
Ron DARVIN Assistant Professor Digital literacies, digital repertoires, online genres, second language acquisition (SLA), translanguaging, unequal Englishes, identity, investment, social class, critical literacy. 3943 7020
Grant HAMILTON Associate Professor Twentieth-century world literature, postcolonial literatures, African literatures in English, literary theory, computational literary studies 3943 7445
Jette HANSEN EDWARDS
(on sabbatical leave)
Professor Second language phonology, World Englishes (Asian Englishes), impact of mass media on English language learning and use, language variation, peer response in second language writing.

Google Scholar:
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=5DpJY1IAAAAJ&hl=en
ResearchGate:
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/
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Academia.edu:
https://cuhk.academia.edu/
JetteHansenEdwards
3943 7023
Jookyoung JUNG Assistant Professor Second language acquisition (SLA), task-based language teaching (TBLT), second language reading and writing, eye-tracking technology 3943 5719
Carmen LEE Associate Professor Sociolinguistics, language on the internet, multilingualism, literacy studies, qualitative research methods 3943 7994
LI Ou       Associate Professor Romanticism, especially poetry; poetics and poetic tradition; cultural/literary relations between China and the West 3943 7003
Rowan MACKAY Assistant Professor The crossroads of political language, social semiotics, and identity politics; the politics of Scotland, gender debates. 3943 7190
Michael O’SULLIVAN Professor Modernism, phenomenology & literature, literature & religion, Irish studies, the philosophy of education. 3943 7024
Prem PHYAK Assistant Professor Language ideology, language policy, sociolinguistics of multilingualism, multiliteracy, multilingual education, translanguaging, politics of English, English as medium of instruction (EMI), spatiality of language, second language acquisition (identity/affect/motivation), indigenous/minority language education, language and wellbeing, qualitative research, teacher education (agency and identity) 3943 7174
Eli Park SORENSEN Assistant Professor Postcolonialism, comparative literature, cultural studies, twentieth-century fiction, philosophy and literature, literary theory 3943 8550
Eddie TAY Associate Professor Creative writing; autoethnography; street photography; Singaporean and Malaysian literature; postcolonial literature 3943 7061
Suzanne WONG Senior Lecturer Grammatical voice, pedagogical grammar, contrastive linguistics, short stories, creative writing 3943 7011
 
Adjunct Professors
Vijay K. BHATIA Adjunct Professor Critical genre analysis of academic and professional discourses in legal, business, promotional, and in new media contexts; ESP and professional communication; simplification and easification of legal and other public documents.  
Yuet May CHING Adjunct Associate Professor Modernist poetry and fiction, Romantic poetry, gender and literature, and Hong Kong literature  
Jason GLECKMAN Adjunct Associate Professor Shakespeare, 16th-, 17th-, and 18th-century literature, English composition.  
Tony T.N. HUNG Adjunct Professor World Englishes, phonology, syntax-phonology interaction, interlanguage analysis, second language teaching.  
 
Emeritus Professors
Jane JACKSON Emeritus Professor Language and intercultural communication; internationalization and education abroad; language, culture and identity; intercultural/cross-cultural pragmatics; language policies; ethnography; qualitative & mixed-method research; reticence and anxiety; cultures of learning; case-based teaching and learning; English for specific/business purposes  
Gerald NELSON Emeritus Professor English grammar; corpus linguistics; World Englishes; the history of English; the history of linguistics