Wai Ching Angela Wong received her Ph.D. in Religious Studies from the University of Chicago Divinity School. She is currently Associate Professor of the Department and a concurrent Professor of the Divinity School of Chung Chi College. She is also Head of Graduate Division of Gender Studies and Co-Director of Gender Research Centre of Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies. Her research interests include: feminist literary theories, religion and sexuality, gender, religion and nationalism, feminist hermeneutics and religious classics, and postcolonialism and Hong Kong Christianity. Her areas of teaching cover: French Feminisms; Imperialism and Culture; Religious Fundamentalism and Asian Cultures; Myth, Fantasy and Culture; Gender, Love and Sexuality; Religion and Gender Studies; Theology and Feminism; Ethics, the Church and Sexuality.
Wai Ching has recently been awarded with two UGC General Research Fund for her projects on “Hong Kong Christianity and Chinese Women—An Oral History” and“Women Negotiating Cultures: Family Values, Religion and Chinese Patriarchy.” Some of her publications include: The Poor Woman: A Critical Analysis of Asian Theology and Contemporary Chinese Fiction by Women (Peter Lang, 2002), “Negotiating Gender Identity: Postcolonialism and Hong Kong Christian Women,” in Gender and Change in Hong Kong (UBC Press, 2004), “Our Stories Our Bodies: Narrating Female Sexuality in Hong Kong,” in Mainstreaming Gender in Hong Kong Society (CU Press, 2009), and co-ed. with Choi Poking, Chinese Women and Hong Kong Christianity: An Oral History (In Chinese) (Oxford University Press, 2010).