Victoria Tin-bor Hui is associate professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame. She examines the centrality of war in the formation and transformation of “China” in the long span of history, comparative state formation and state-society relations, contentious politics and resistance movements, political culture, Asian and Confucian values, and Chinese politics.
As a native of Hong Kong, Hui also analyzes Hong Kong’s democracy movement and Beijing’s crackdown. She is extensively interviewed by the media on Hong Kong politics and has testified in Congress. She maintains the blog “Hong Kong’s Fight for Freedom” and co-founded the Washington, DC-based Hong Kong Democracy Council, which has successfully lobbied for legislations to support Hong Kong.
Hui received her PhD in political science from Columbia University and her BSSc in journalism from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Comparative history of Asia and Europe; transformation of world politics; emerging world order in the post-Cold War era; international security; state formation; state-society relations; contentious politics and resistance movements; political culture; Asian and Confucian values; Chinese politics
Hui Comments about the Bridge Man Protest in Beijing
Oct 22, 2022
Faculty Fellow Victoria Tin-Bor Hui was interviewed by BBC News regarding the latest protest in China, Bridge Man.
Hui: Beijing Has ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Hong Kong Dissent
Sep 16, 2021
Faculty Fellow Victoria Hui recently spoke to Bloomberg about China’s efforts to remake Hong Kong’s election system by asserting broad new national security powers.
Hui Testifies at Congressional-Executive Commission on China Roundtable about Hong Kong
Jun 29, 2021
On June 29, the first anniversary of the passage of the National Security Law (NSL) in Hong Kong, Faculty Fellow Victoria Tin-bor Hui, associate professor of political science, participated in the Congressional-Executive Commission on China’s discussion that assessed the first year of the law in practice.