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
Hong Kong’s Occupy Protests Five Years On: After All the Prosecutions, Was the Movement in Vain?
Apr 10, 2019
Faculty Fellow Victoria Hui (political science) was quoted in a South China Morning Post article about the legacy of Hong Kong's Occupy protests now that the final prosecutions have ended.
Beijing May Rein in Hong Kong, but Cannot Impose ‘Umbrella Amnesia’
Nov 22, 2018
Faculty Fellow Victoria Hui (political science) published an op-ed in The Globe Post about the upcoming trial of the "Occupy Central Nine" in the 2014 Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong.
Journalist's Expulsion May Threaten Hong Kong's Unique Financial Status
Oct 9, 2018
Faculty Fellow Victoria Tin-bor Hui (political science) is quoted in a CNBC article about the political and cultural shifts underlying a recent decision by Hong Kong authorities' to reject a journalist's work visa.