James K L WONG 王家禮
PhD London School of Economics, 2013
Research Assistant Professor

Email jameskalei
Office Room 2387

Full CV
Dr James Wong specializes in political science and public policy. In 2013, he received his PhD in Government from the London School of Economics and Political Science. In 2014, he joined the HKUST to teach courses in comparative politics and policy, environmental politics, global political economy, and introductory politics.
Dr Wong’s research revolves around environmental politics and policy, deliberative democracy and governance, and theories of institutional design. He is now focusing on environmental and democracy movements, environmental governance and the state, and epistemic approaches to deliberative democracy.
Dr Wong is Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Social Science and the Division of Public Policy at HKUST. He is Junior Fellow at the HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study and Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.
Research Interests
  • Deliberative democracy and governance
  • Ethics and politics of environment and sustainability
  • Philosophy, science, and public policy
Representative Publications
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Forthcoming / Work In Progress
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Courses Taught
  • SHSS 1010: First-year Seminar
  • SOSC 1300: The World of Politics 
  • SOSC 2000C: Comparative Public Policy
  • SOSC 2000D: Environmental Politics 
  • SOSC 3520: Understanding Comparative Politics
  • SOSC 4280: China in the Global Political Economy
At other universities:
  • Values and Ethics in Public Policy (Postgraduate)
  • Comparative Public Policy (Postgraduate)
  • Understanding Southeast Asian Countries
  • Contemporary Political Theory (Class)
  • Introduction to Political Theory (Class)

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