HO Wai Yip is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. He has been a Sir Edward Youde Fellow. Before joining Hong Kong Institute of Education, he was a Visiting Scholar at Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (2005-2006), Fellow of Institute of Advanced Study in the Humanities, Essen, Germany (Summer 2006) and the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar at the Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies (IAIS), University of Exeter, UK (2001-2002). He has also taught at City University of Hong Kong, University of Macau and Hong Kong Shue Yan University. Being a Christian sociologist in Islamic Studies, he particularly concerns Muslim Societies in general and the future Christian-Muslim relations in China.
Christian-Muslim Relations, Muslim Diaspora, Sociology of Islamic Societies, Digital Islamic Movements; Islamic Humanities, Middle East and Yemeni Society, Gulf-China Relations
Council Member (2006-2008), Life Member, Hong Kong Sociological Association (HKSA).
Life Member, The Asian Studies Association of Hong Kong (ASAHK).
Fellow, British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES).