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Professor Pun, Ngai 潘毅

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Professor Pun, Ngai 潘毅

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Professor

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Short Biography:

Pun Ngai received her PhD from University of London, SOAS in 1998. She is the winner of 2006 C. Wright Mills Award for her book, “Made in China: Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace” (Duke University Press, 2005). Made in China is widely used as required reading in major universities in America, Europe and Asia. Together with Dying for Apple: Foxconn and Chinese Workers (co-authored with Jenny Chan and Mark Selden, 2016), these two texts have been translated into German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish and Chinese. Two of her Chinese books were also awarded Hong Kong Book Prize 2007 and 2011 as the top ten popular book, widely read in Hong Kong and Mainland China.

She published extensively and cross- disciplinary in journals in the areas of sociology, anthropology, labor Studies, China Studies and cultural Studies. Her articles appeared in Current Sociology, Global Labor Studies, Work, Employment and Society, The China Quarterly, Modern China, and The China Journal, Positions, Public Culture and Cultural Anthropology.

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
1998University of London, SOAS (UK)PhD
1994The University of Hong KongMPhil
1991Chinese University of Hong KongBSocSc
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2005-04-01Made in China: Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace: Book winner of the C. Wright Mills Award of 2006
Research Achievement
2006-09-01The Hong Kong Book Prize: Leisure and Cultural Services Department. HK Govt; RTHK and Hong Kong Publisher Federation Limited, 明报出版社, 香港, 香港书奖2007
Research Achievement
2005-05-01The 2005 C. Wright Mills Award: The Society for the Study of Social Problems, Duke University Press, Durham, USA
Research Achievement
2011-03-01Hong Kong Book Prize 2011: Leisure and Cultural Department, HK Govt, RTHK, and Hong Kong Publisher Federation Limited, 商务出版社, 香港, 香港书奖
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
08/2003-ChairChinese Working Women Network
03/2017-Program DirectorSociology Program
09/2016-Council MemberOxfam Hong Kong
08/2017-Committee MemberPTP, HKU
09/2014-08/2016Committee MemberHong Kong Doctoral Fellowship Scheme Committee, UGC
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