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 democratic governance and citizen participation, politics of science, environment and sustainability, and ethics and public policy.
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.