PhD Supervision

I welcome inquiries about PhD and MPhil supervision from all students interested in studying at the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, Lingnan University, Hong Kong SAR.

Ideally, research proposals will broadly match my academic areas of interest, but I will consider all proposals.

For more information about the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme, please follow the link.

PhD Supervision Interests

Comparative and global social policy analysis, social investment, productive welfare policy, child well-being, politics of welfare reform, partisan theory, historical institutionalism, and comparative research methods.

MPhil/PhD Supervision (Last Five Years)

2022-, Yuda Tauhid Komara, Process-Oriented Explanation of Institutional Changes:
Comparative Cases of National Health and Pension System Reforms in Indonesia (Phd)

2019-2022, Evelyn Aboagye Addae, Exploring the Role of Social Capital in the Relationships between Socioeconomic Status and Well-being, Health Status, and Health Behaviours of Young People in Ghana (PhD)

2019-2022, Paul Ogwang Tulibaleka, Inclusive Development for Social Integration: A Capability Approach to Youth oriented Active Labour Market Policies (PhD)

2018-2022, Sarah Tara Sam, Inclusive Education in Tertiary Institutions in Ghana: Experiences of Students with Disabilities (PhD)

2017-2019, Evelyn Addae, Pathways Toward Adolescents’ Wellbeing in Ghana. The Role of Socioeconomic Status and Social Capital (MPhil)

2014-2018, Hyungyung Moon, Tracing the Process of Institutional Change: The Case of the National Pension Scheme Reforms in South Korea (PhD)

Internal MPhil/PhD Examining

2021, Aurick Mubita, “We are Parents”: Changing Constructions of Fatherhood and Fathering in Urban Zambia (Phd)

2018, Razak Mohammed Gyasi, Ageing, Health and Health-Seeking Behaviour in Ghana (PhD)

2014, Courtney McNamara, Trade Liberalization, Social Policies and Health: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration (PhD)

2011, Daniel Horsfall, Measuring the Competition State Thesis (PhD)

2010, Nam Kyoung Jo, The Effect of Values on Social Policy within the Welfare State (PhD)

2009, Hun-Sang Lee, Pension Reforms in the United Kingdom: Implications for Pension Policies in Korea (MPhil)