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 Is Bound Tighter to China (by Bridge and Bullet Train)
Sep 22, 2018
Faculty Fellow Victoria Tin-bor Hui (political science) is quoted in an article in The New York Times about the new high-speed rail station and soon-to-be finished sea bridge that connect Hong Kong to mainland China.
Hong Kong Politician: Trump Should Target Us in Trade War with China
Aug 15, 2018
Faculty Fellow Victoria Tin-bor Hui (political science) is quoted in an article about a Hong Kong politician's advocacy for an extension of the United States' trade war with China to his own city to help preserve its autonomy and freedoms from mainland China (CNBC).