HYI Alumni News: November 2020

Alumni News

Congratulations to our alumni on their recent honors, promotions, and publications!

Chen Xi (Visiting Fellow, 2013-14) is co-author of several recent articles: “Development and crime drop: A time-series analysis of crime rates in Hong Kong in the last three decades” in International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology; “Changes in psychological well-being, attitude and information-seeking behaviour among people at the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic: A panel survey of residents in Hubei province, China” in Epidemiology and Infection; and “A comparative study of residents’ responses between the epicentre and the surrounding areas in Hubei province during the COVID-19 outbreak” in Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health.

Sittithep Eaksittipong (HYI-NUS Joint Doctoral Scholar, 2012-16) is author of “The Social and Political Lives of G. William Skinner and Chinese Society in Thailand” in Alternative Representations of the Past: The Politics of History in Modern China (Ying-Kit Chan and Fei Chen, eds., De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2020).

Michelle Miao (Visiting Scholar, 2019-20) is a recipient of the 2020 Hessel Yntema Prize for “the most outstanding article on comparative law by a scholar under 40 years of age”. The prize, granted by the American Society of Comparative Law, is for Prof. Miao’s article “Defining Death-Eligible Murder in China” which was published in The American Journal of Comparative Law, Volume 67, Issue 2, June 2019. Professor Miao was also awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor of law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in September 2020.

Tran Thi Phuong Hoa (Visiting Fellow, 2008-09; Visiting Scholar, 2014-15) is the author of “Making the Vietnamese áo dài tunic national heritage: fashion travel through tradition, colonialism, modernity” in International Journal of Heritage Studies.

Wu Shengqing (Visiting Scholar, 2016-17) is author of Photo Poetics: Chinese Lyricism and Modern Media Culture (Columbia University Press, 2020), supported by the HYI Publication Grant for Alumni.


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