About Us

Meet the Faculty: Willy LAM

General Information
Title Adjunct Professor
Telephone (852) 3943 4392 (Centre's general line)
Fax (852) 2994 3105
Address Room 1115, 11/F, Yasumoto International Academic Park


2002 PhD (Political Economy), Wuhan University
1978 MA, University of Minnesota
1974 BA, University of Hong Kong


Research Interests
Elite Chinese politics
Economic and political reform in China
Chinese foreign policy


Teaching and Research Experience
2009-present Adjunct Professor, Masters of Global Political Economy Program, Faculty of Social Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2007-present Adjunct Professor, History Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2005-present Select Professor of China Studies, Akita International University, Japan
2000-2004 Senior China Analyst, CNN
1989-2000 China Editor, South China Morning Post
1986-1988 Beijing correspondent, Asiaweek Magazine


Selected Works
2015 Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jinping: Renaissance, Reform, or Retrogression? London: Routledge.
2006 Chinese Politics in the Hu Jintao Era: New Leaders, New Challenges. New York: M. E. Sharpe.
2002 An Unvarnished Portrait of Hu Jintao. Tokyo: Shogagukan Press. (Published in Japanese)
1999 The Era of Jiang Zemin. New York: Prentice Hall.
1995  China After Deng Xiaoping: The Power Struggle in Beijing since Tiananmen. New York: John Wiley & Sons.