San Ho Chung

Ph.D. Student

Sanho Chung is a Ph.D. student majoring in Comparative Politics and minoring in Methodology in the School of Government and Public Policy (SGPP), University of Arizona. His current research interest lies in the dynamics in authoritarian or hybrid regimes regarding elite coalition as well as the influence of capital on institutions, with a particular focus on the region of East Asia. He also pays special attention to various computational social science methods, including social network analysis.

Chung obtained his M.A. in International Relations from the Australian National University in 2016. Before that, he received his B.SoSc in Government and International Studies at the Hong Kong Baptist University in 2015. Prior to his doctoral study in the SGPP, he worked on a few research projects concerning identity politics of Hong Kong. His collaborated articles based on these works have appeared in China Perspectives and Contemporary Chinese Political Economy and Strategic Relations: An International Journal.

Beyond academic research, Sanho as a Hongkonger is a diehard fan of the Hong Kong national football (soccer) team.