Dr. NGAN  Lok Sun Lucille 顏樂燊博士
Dr NGAN Lok Sun, Lucille (顏樂燊博士)
BSocSc (Hons) (University of New South Wales)
PhD (University of New South Wales)

Associate Head and Associate Professor
Department of Social Science

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Dr Ngan received her BSocSc (Hons) (Sociology and Social Science and Policy) and PhD (Sociology) from the University of New South Wales, Australia. Her major research interests are in the areas of transnationalism and migration, identity, gender, family, life course and Chinese diaspora. Currently, she is working on exploring the interrelated dynamics of migration, identity and parenting within the transnational life of return migrants in Hong Kong. The project is funded by RGC’s Faculty Development Scheme.

Teaching AreasResearch InterestsResearch ProjectsPublicationsSelected Conference Presentations
TopTeaching Areas
  • Migration, race and ethnicity, gender, family, social problems, research methods

TopResearch Interests
  • Transnationalism and migration, identity, gender, fatherhood, cross-border movements, family, life course and Chinese diaspora, hybridity

TopResearch Projects
  • 2015 (Mar) – 2017 (Feb) (Principal-Investigator) Early Fatherhood among Returnees in Hong Kong: Spousal Relations, Child-rearing and Work, Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grant Council Hong Kong (Award: HK$ 660, 526)
  • 2012 (Jan) – 2013 (Dec) (Co-Investigator) Educational Experiences, Family Relationships and Sense of Belonging: Cross-border Primary School Children Commuters, Public Policy Research, Research Grant Council, Hong Kong. (Award: HK$540, 744)

  • Ngan, L. L. S. and Chan, K. B. (2012). The Chinese Face in Australia: Multi-generational Ethnicity Among Australian-born Chinese. New York: Springer. 

.........Selected Book Chapters..........
  • Chan, K. W., Kennett, P. and Ngan, L. L. S. (2014). Gender, Social Security and Citizenship: Experiences in Four Asian Cities. In J. Lee, J. Midgley, and Y. Zhu (Eds), Social Policy and Social Change in East Asia (pp. 35-62). USA: Lexington Books.
  • Kennett, P., Chan, K. W. and Ngan, L. L. S. (2013). Social Protection, Governance and the Dynamics of Inclusion and Exclusion in East Asia. In M. Izuhara (Ed.), Handbook of East Asian Social Policy (pp.245-265). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • Ngan, L. L. S. (2013). Family and Marriage: Constructing Chineseness among Long-settled Australian-born Chinese. In K. B. Chan (Ed.), International Handbook of Chinese Families (pp. 137-153). New York: Springer.
  • Ngan, L. (2012). Identities and Decentered Transnational Linkages: Returned Migrants in Hong Kong. In C. Pluss, & K. B. Chan (Eds.), Living Intersections: Transnational Migrant Identifications in Asia (pp. 235-257), Dordrecht, N. L: Springer.
  • Ngan, L. (2008). Generational Identities Through Time: Memories and Homelands of the ABCs. In A. Davidson, & K. E. Kuah-Pearce (Eds.), At home in the Chinese Diaspora: Memories, Identities and Belongings (pp. 74-93). Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

.........Selected Journal Articles..........
  • Kennett, P., Chan, K-W. and Ngan L. L S. (2016) Global policy paradigms, gender equality and everyday lives in Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul and Taipei, Gender, Place and Culture, Vol 23:9. DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2016.1160032 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/0966369X.2016.1160032
  • 陳潔華、顏樂燊、陳永新 (2014) ,跨境學童的就學經驗和歸屬感,《跨境家庭論壇》,第二期,頁13—25。(Translated title: Schooling Experiences and Sense of Belonging of Cross-border Students, Cross-border Families Forum, 2: 13-25.) http://webcontent.hkcss.org.hk/FAMILY_wellness/download/Cross-border_Families_Forum_Issue2_Final.pdf
  • Ngan, L. L. S. and Chan, K. W. (2013). An Outsider is Always an Outsider: Migration, Social Policy and Social Exclusion in East Asia. Journal of Comparative Asian Development, 12(2): 316-350.
  • Ngan, L. (2008). Living In-between: Hybrid identities among Long-established Australian-born Chinese in Sydney. Chinese Southern Diaspora Studies, 2(1), 127-135.
  • Ngan, L. (2008). Methodological Issues on Studying the Identity of Long-established ABC. Migrations and Identities, 1(2), 133-150.

.........Other publications..........
  • Chan Kit Wa, Anita, Lucille Ngan and Anthony Wong (2013) HKIEd Study on School Experience of Cross-border Students, http://www.ied.edu.hk/web/news.php?glang=tc, press release on 18th December, 2013.
  • Kennett, P., Chan, K. W., Chung, K. W., Pun, N. and Ngan, L. L. S. (2013). Governance and Citizenship in East Asia: Beijing, Hong Kong, Taipei and Seoul, Centre for Social Policy Studies, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.

TopSelected Conference Presentations

  • Ngan, L. L. S. and Chan, A. K. W. (2016). Exploring fathering goals among Hong Kong return migrants , The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies, ACCS 2016, Kobe, Japan, 2-5 June.
  • Ngan, L. L. S. and Chan, A. K. W. (2015). Exploring transnationalism and childrearing strategies among Chinese returnee fathers in Hong Kong, 2015 MAI Annual International Conferences Asian Migration and Rooted Transnationalism, Monash University, Melbourne, 19-20 November.
  • Ngan, L. L. S. (2015). Fatherhood and Migration among Chinese Returnees in Hong Kong: A Literature Review, ICSH 2015: International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities held at the Holiday Inn Gare Montparnasse, Paris, 18-19 May.
  • Ngan, L. L. S., Chan, A., Wong, A. and Chan, W. S. (2014). Border-crossing and Hybridity: Cross-border Students in Hong Kong, The Fourth Asian Conference on Asian Studies held at the Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, 29 May - 1 June.
  • Ngan, L. L. S. (2014). Seven Identities: On Construction of Chineseness among Long-settled Australian-born Chinese, 3rd Colloquium, Department of General Education, Hang Seng Management College, Hong Kong, 3 April.
  • Ngan, L., Chan, A. and Wong, A. (2013). The Construction of Identity of Cross-border School Students in Hong Kong, Third Asian Conference on Cultural Studies, held at Ramada, Osaka, 24-26 May.
  • Chan, A. Ngan, L., and Wong, A. (2013). Perspectives and Experiences of Cross-border Students, A Workshop on Cross-border Mobilities, Strategies and Identities in Hong Kong and Mainland, Department of Sociology, The University of Hong Kong, 19 April.
  • Ngan, L. and Chan, K. W. (2010). An Outsider is Always an Outsider: Migration, presented at Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development held at The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Hong Kong, 10-14 June.