Anita Chan is Associate Professor and Associate Head at the Department of Social Sciences at EdUHK. She is an expert in gender and education and has examined various gender issues in Hong Kong education system, including gendered identities of young girls, school teachers and principals, and gender differences in choosing STEM subjects. She is also passionate about family and migration studies and has conducted research on parenting, motherhood, fatherhood, changing families and intimacies, cross-border students and transnational families. She is a qualitative researcher.
She is a qualitative researcher. Apart from in-depth individual and focus group interviews, textual and narrative analysis, she is excited to explore new research methods such as real lifeworld re-enactments, learning dialogs and visual ethnography.
Gender and Masculinities Studies
Gender and Sexuality issues in Education
Migration and Transnational Studies
Gender and Society
Self and Society
Sociology of Education
Love, Intimacy and Families
Gender and Education