Professor Amy Tsui

Professor Amy B.M. Tsui is Professor Emerita in the Faculty of Education at The University of Hong Kong (HKU).

Amy Tsui

She was Chair Professor of Language and Education in the Faculty of Education, HKU from 1997-2017. Between 2007 and 2014, Amy held the post of Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Teaching and Learning) at HKU. She was in charge of undergraduate curriculum reform, quality assurance of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and learning, and promotion of excellence in teaching. Amy’s work on undergraduate curriculum reform in Hong Kong is widely known internationally. She was appointed Chairman of the Steering Committee on 4-Year Undergraduate Curriculum in 2006 and presented on the reform at numerous international conferences and symposiums in the UK, US, continental Europe, Australia, China, Singapore, and India.

As a researcher, Amy has published over 100 journal papers and chapters, as well as nine books. She has given keynote addresses at a number of international conferences, speaking on topics including:

  • classroom discourse
  • teachers' professional development
  • language policy
  • spoken discourse analysis

She also serves on the editorial boards of a number of internationally refereed journals, contributes her service to a number of international advisory boards and committees, and is involved with local community services.

Amy holds a PhD in linguistics from the University of Birmingham and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Edinburgh in Year 2015.