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About Prof. BAEHR, William Peter

Peter Baehr is ResearchProfessor in Social Theory at Lingnan University. Before coming to Hong Kong in 2000, he worked at universities in Canada and Britain. He teaches and writes mainly in the areas of social/ political thought, political culture, and mass emergency. Peter Baehr’s work has been translated into Chinese, Croatian, Danish, Farsi, French, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese and Portuguese. Baehr is an advisor to Oxford University Press’s Digital Research initiative, an executive board member of the History of Sociology Research Committee of the International Sociological Association, and he sits as an international editor on nine journals. He is a member of Hong Kong’s Research Grants Committee (a government body) and, at Lingnan, is a member of the university’s executive Council.


Present Research Professor in Social Theory, Lingnan University Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Faculty Member, Lingnan University Faculty of Social Sciences

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Tel.: (852) 2616-7185
Fax: (852) 2456-0737
Room: WYL209


Journal Articles (43)