Victoria Tin-bor Hui

huiVictoria Tin-bor Hui (許田波) is an Associate Professor in Political Science as well as a Faculty Fellow of the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies (劉氏亞洲研究院), the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Center for Civil and Human Rights at the University of Notre Dame. Hui received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University in 2000. She is the author of award-winning War and State Formation in Ancient China and Early Modern Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2005) in which she argues that citizenship rights born of military competition – legal protection, freedom of expression and material welfare – indigenously sprouted on Chinese soil long before they blossomed on European soil. When the Umbrella Movement started, she created a blog to explain the movement with regard to theories of the state, contentious politics, constitutionalism and human rights (https://victoriatbhui.wordpress.com). Before coming to the U.S., Hui grew up in Hong Kong and earned a B.SSc. in Journalism and Communication from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1990. She worked as the press officer for the then United Democrats of Hong Kong and its Chair Mr. Martin Lee in 1991-1994. While studying and working in the U.S., she has continued to pay close attention to Hong Kong as her family lives there. She most recently visited the occupy sites during Fall break from Oct. 17 to 26. See also http://kellogg.nd.edu/news/hui2.shtml

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