|SUEN Yiu Tung||D.Phil. in Sociology, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford|
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GDRS1001 –Thinking Gender: An Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies
GDRS3007 – Understanding Masculinties and Social Change
GDRS4008 – Gender, Age, Race and Health
GDRS4010 – Thesis
GDRS5030 – Advanced Topics in Gender Studies I
GDRS5040 – Advanced Topics in Gender Studies II
|Research Interest:||Sexualities, LGBT Issues, Gender, Social Policy, Law, Discrimination, Ageing, Health, HIV/AIDS|
Prof. Suen (D.Phil. in Sociology, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford) is Assistant Professor of Gender Studies, and Associate Director of the Gender Research Centre, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Prof. Suen is the Founding Director of the Sexualities Research Programme, the first research programme in Hong Kong dedicated to conducting rigorous, independent research on sexuality issues, with a particular focus on sexual orientation, gender identity, law and social policy.
He was the Principal Investigator of the 'Study on Legislation against Discrimination on the Grounds of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status' commissioned by the Equal Opportunities Commission, an independent statutory body of the Hong Kong government. The research has been reported in almost all local media outlets, submitted by the Equal Opportunities Commission to the major relevant government units, including the Chief Executive of the HKSAR and Chief Secretary for Administration as well as all members of the Legislative Council.The research has been recognized as having 'made a significant effort to engage those who have strong concerns on LGBT equality', and for the research the Equal Opportunities Commission and the Gender Research Centre were awarded the Community Business LGBT Advocacy Award 2016 which recognises an individual /organisation that has advocated for legal and/or social change and progress around LGBT inclusion in Hong Kong.
Prof. Suen's academic writings can be found published or forthcoming in such journals as Journal of Homosexuality, Sociological Research Online, Sexual and Relationship Therapy, Higher Education Research and Development, Social Theory and Health, and others.
Prof. Suen serves as the Vice-chairperson and the youngest board member of AIDS Concern Hong Kong, the first non-government organization working on HIV/AIDS issues set up in Hong Kong 25 years ago.
He has been frequently invited to speak in various conferences and events on LGBT issues addressing a wide range of audiences including policy makers, business leaders, lawyers, health care professionals, service providers, secondary school and university students, and social activists.
●Gender Research Centre, the Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies
●Sexualities Research Programme, Gender Research Centre, the Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies
Adjunct Assistant Professor (by courtesy)
●Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care
●Task Force on Education and Training, Committee Against Sexual Harassment
|Community and Professional Service||
Associate Editorial Board
●Sociological Research Online
●Journal of Men's Studies
Vice-Chairperson, Board of Directors
●AIDS Concern Hong Kong