Professor of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
YUE, Xiaodong earned his BA in English language and Literature at Beijing Second Foreign Languages Institute in 1982, his MA in education from Tufts University (Boston, USA) in 1987, and his Ed.D from Harvard University in 1993. He has been teaching psychology courses first at Department of Educational Psychology of Chinese University of Hong Kong (1993-1996) and at the Department of Applied Social Studies of City University of Hong Kong (1997 ? now). He has published widely on issues of creativity, humor, resilience, and adolescent idol worship in Chinese society. He is an adjunct professor of over 20 universities in China as well as an ad hoc reviewer of 10 international journals of psychology and education around the world. He is also a founding chair of the Division of Counseling Psychology of Hong Kong Psychological Society. He has been invited to give keynote addresses at various conferences in China and elsewhere.
Chinese Personality, Creativity, Humor, Idol Worship, Indigenous Chinese psychology, Resilience.