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Wai-chi CHEE (PhD in Anthropology, Chinese University of Hong Kong) is Assistant Professor in Education Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University. Her research interests include migration, education, youth, globalization, religion, and culture and identity. She has published in various international journals including International Journal of Social Welfare, Anthropology & Education Quarterly, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Mobilities, Social Indicators Research, Children’s Geographies, Asian Anthropology, Taiwan Journal of Anthropology, Ethnography and Education, Multicultural Education Review, The Asian Review of Histories, Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology, Human Nature, American Journal of Human Biology, and Journal of Sports Sciences. She has also contributed chapters to Refugees, Immigrants, and Education in Global South (2013 Routledge; Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award), Religious Pluralism, State and Society in Asia (2014 Routledge), Detaining the Immigrant Other (2016 Oxford University Press), Hong Kong Culture and Society in the New Millennium (2017 Springer), and Hong Kong Keywords: Imagining the New Future (in Chinese) (2019 The Chinese University Press).

Research Interests

Migration, education, globalization, ethnicity, religion, identity, children and youth, Hong Kong, Mainland China, South Asia

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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