James K L WONG 王家禮
PhD London School of Economics, 2013
Assistant Professor of Social Science Education

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Full CV
Prof James Wong specializes in political science and political philosophy. 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, environmental politics, ethics and public policy, global political economy, and introductory politics.


Prof Wong’s research revolves around democracy and citizen participation, politics of science, environment and sustainability, and political philosophy and public policy. He is now focusing on environmental and democracy movements, science and citizen participation, and theories of deliberative democracy.


Prof Wong is Assistant Professor of Social Science Education in the Divisions of Social Science and Public Policy at HKUST. He is Fellow of the British Higher Education Academy.


Research Interests
  • Ethics and public policy
  • Politics of science, environment and sustainability
  • Democratic governance and citizen participation
Representative Publications
  •  Please see CV for details.
Forthcoming / Work In Progress
  •  Please see CV for details. 
Courses Taught
  • PPOL 6100A: Ethics and Public Policy
  • 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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