Sanho Chung

Ph.D. Candidate

Sanho Chung is a Ph.D. candidate majoring in Comparative Politics and minoring in Methodology from the School of Government and Public Policy (SGPP), University of Arizona. He also serves as an organizing member for the Global Research Association of Politics in Hong Kong (GRAPH), an international network of scholars studying Hong Kong politics. 

His research interests span clientelism, democracy and autocracy, as well as the politics of Hong Kong and Taiwan. On top of these, he is also interested in computational social science, in particular different forms of digital trace data and social network analysis. His dissertation project will investigate the relationship between the arrangement of multilevel governance (MLG) and spaces for clientelistic machines at local levels in Taiwan. 

Sanho obtained his Master of International Relations (Advanced) from Australian National University in 2016. Before so, he received his B.SoSc in Government and International Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University in 2015. Prior to his doctoral study in the SGPP, he worked on several research projects concerning contentious politics and identity in Hong Kong. 

His academic works have appeared or will appear in Journal of Sport and Social Issues (Forthcoming), China Perspectives and Contemporary Chinese Political Economy and Strategic Relations: An International Journal.

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