Dr Tuen Yi CHIU
Designation : Postdoctoral Fellow
Office : AS8, #07-56
Telephone : 65164217
Status : Former Staff

Dr Chiu has commenced a one-year appointment as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Asian Migration cluster with effect from 3 January 2017.

Dr Chiu obtained her Ph.D. from the Department of Sociology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). From 2014-2015, she was a visiting fellow at Harvard University for 17 months under the sponsorship of the Harvard-Yenching Institute. Her research interests include migration, transnationalism, gender, marriage and family, and violence against women. Her PhD research examines cross-border marriage migration between Mainland China and Hong Kong, with specific focuses on the post-marital residence patterns, gender dynamics, family functioning, and the role of state.

She has published several journal article and book chapters about cross-border marriage migration and intimate partner violence in Violence Against Women (2016), Routledge Handbook of Families in Asia (2015), and Women and Girls in Hong Kong: Current Situations and Future Challenges (2013).

During her stay at ARI, she would extend her research to examine the phenomenon of male marriage migration, conduct a comparative study on the role of the states in cross-border families in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore, and start a new project on global householding and transnational elderly and child care arrangements.