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About Professor HO Wing-chung Clara

Professor Clara Wing-chung Ho is Head and Professor of Department of History as well as the co-chair of Gender Studies Concentration at Hong Kong Baptist University. While having a wide variety of research interests, Professor Ho's works focus on women and gender in imperial China. She has conducted several publication/conference projects which involved substantial international collaboration among scholars in the field of women/gender history, including the 2007 conference on the sources for Chinese women's history ( and the 2010 workshop/exhibition on engendering Chinese history (, both resulted in published volumes. As a Hong Kong-educated scholar, she is very much committed to research projects and activities that will make Hong Kong count in the international academia. As the holder of the RGC-Fulbright Senior Research Award, she was a Visiting Professor at Northeastern University, Boston, in the 2012-13 academic year.


Present Head and Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University Department of History


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Professional Service and Affiliations

1999 - Present Foundation Member of the Editorial Board, Nan Nu: Men, Women and Gender in China (Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Publishers)
2008 - 2014 Advisory Board Member, Department of History, Lingnan University
2012 - 2013 Visiting Professor, Department of History, Northeastern University
2011 - 2012 Elected Treasurer, Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities
2011 - 2011 Elected Foundation Fellow, Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities
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Honors and Awards

  • RGC-Fulbright Senior Research Awards, 2012-13
  • Listee, Who's Who in the World (New Jersey: Marquis), 2005 - present
  • Listee, Who's Who in Asia (New Jersey: Marquis), 2006 – present


PhD, University of Hong Kong
MDP, Harvard University

Contact Information

Department of History
Hong Kong Baptist University
Kowloon Tong, HONG KONG
Tel: (852) 3411 7183
Fax: (852) 3411 7885


Research Works (22)