Dr. LEE Kwok Fong, Tracy

Acting Head of Department

Tel.: (852) 2972 7303
Fax.: (852) 2972 7324
Email: tracylee@chuhai.edu.hk
By Appointment: Monday to Friday, Office Hour

Academic Qualifications

BA (The University of Hong Kong)
MA (Nanyang Technological University)
PhD (The Australian National University)


Dr. Tracy Lee’s academic and professional journey began with her undergraduate degree in Chinese and English-Chinese Translation from the University of Hong Kong. She then pursued a career in journalism before advancing her education with a Master’s degree in Communication Studies from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and a Ph.D. from the Australian National University. Dr. Lee’s research focuses on gender identity and mass media in the context of China and Hong Kong, and her scholarly articles have been published in prestigious journals including The China Journal and Asian Studies Review. Currently, she is engaged in a project that examines the Hong Kong boyband Mirror and the masculinity they embody. Dr. Lee has acted as the Principal Investigator for two QESS grants and is also an accredited translator and interpreter.


  • Co-authored. “New Man” and “New Lad” with Chinese Characteristics? Cosmopolitanism, Cultural Hybridity and Men’s Lifestyle Magazines in China. Asian Studies Review, September 2012
  • Co-authored. Consumption, Class Formation, and Sexuality: Reading Men’s Lifestyle Magazines in China. The China Journal, No.64, pp. 159-177, 2010
  • Co-authored. Economic and Cultural Influences on the Theatrical Consumption of Foreign Films in Singapore. Journal of Media Economics, 21 (2008): 1-27.
  • Book review of Saskia E. Wieringa, Evelyn Blackwood and Abha Bhaiya (eds.) Women’s Sexualities and Masculinities in a Globalizing Asia, Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, 18 (2008).

Conference Presentations

  • “New Man” and “New Lad” with Chinese Characteristics Cultural Hybridity and Men’s Lifestyle Magazines in China. Presented at the 2011 Conference of the Chinese Studies Association of Australia, Canberra, Australia, 15-16 July 2011.
  • Reading men’s lifestyle magazines in China. Presented at Media and Environment Conference, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan, 22-23 November 2010
  • Economic Determination of the Box Office Performances of Foreign Motion Pictures in the Singapore Cinema Market. Presented at the 56th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association in Dresden, Germany, 20 June 2006