Isabella NG is the Assistant Professor in the Department of Asian and Policy Studies. She receives her PhD in Gender Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London. She obtained her MPhil in Journalism and BA in English Literature in Hong Kong Baptist University and MA in Comparative Literature in the University College London. She focuses her research on Gender and Development in Asia, Feminist Geography, Feminist Research methods, anthropology of migration; migrants and diaspora, rural villages in Hong Kong and China and media studies, by drawing mainly on her training in anthropological research methods.
Prior to joining HKIED, she has taught in the University of Macau and the Community College, City University of Hong Kong. She also worked as a reporter for Time magazine, covering Greater China region. She has covered stories ranging from the Indonesian pogrom and Bali bombings, Hong Kong and Macau Handovers, Shanghai's makeover, the notorious New York snakehead Sister Ping and got the exclusive feature of the Macau Dragonhead Broken Tooth.
She is also a founder of the society Hong Kong Society for Asylum-Seekers and refugees, which fights for the rights of the asylum-seekers and refugees in Hong Kong and support their need. She She has provided expert input on asylum-seekers and refugees issues to EU and OHCHR. She is also a board member of the U.S NGO CivicSight.
Anthropology of Migration
Feminist research methodology
Cross cultural Communication
Introduction to Communication
Introduction to Social Theories and Concepts
Sociology of Bodies
Gender and Development