Kin Sun CHAN 陳建新

Assistant Professor

Program Coordinator, Master in Public Administration


Contact Information

Tel: +853 8822 8329
Office: Room 4056, Humanities and Social Sciences Building (E21B)
E-mail: kschan@um.edu.mo


Full List of Publications


  • Ph.D., Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong (2005)
  • M.Phil., Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong (1999)
  • B.Soc.Sci, The University of Hong Kong (1994)
  • Social Policy Analysis
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Mental Health
  • Performance Assessment
  • Program Evaluation
  • Lau, Y., Chan, K.S. (2018). Psychometric evaluation of the Chinese version of the fear of intimacy with helping professionals scale. PLOS ONE (website) May 24, 2018https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0196774
  • Chan, K.S., & Siu, P.S.F. (2015). Urban Governance and Social Sustainability: Effects of Urban Renewal Policies in Hong Kong and Macau. Asian Education and Development Studies, 4(3), 330 – 342.
  • Chan, K.S., Guo, P.W. (2019). The Review of the Development of China Pension Insurance and the Determination of the Benefit of Public Pension. Legal System and Society, 2019(5), 17 – 18. (In Chinese)
  • Chan, K.S. & Wu, Z.L. (2017). The Impact of Sense of Community on Macau Residents’ Choice of Urban Renewal Mode. In Urban Planning and Renewal. By Maddison Wolfe. New York: Nova Science Publisher.
  • Chan, K.S., Liu, Y., & Li, N. (2017). The Development and Reform Direction of Macau Social Security System. In Annual Report on Social Development of Sichuan. By Li, N. Social Sciences Academic Press (China) (In Chinese).
  • Chan, W.T., Chan, K.S. (2018). An Empirical Study of the Interaction effect of Government’s Obligation and Personal Responsibility on Macau Social Security System. Journal of Hubei Administration Institute, 2018(2) (general number: 98), 64 – 70. (In Chinese)
  • Bai, X., Chan, K.S., Chow, N. (2012). Validation of Self-Image of Aging Scale for Chinese elders. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 74(1), 67 – 86. (impact factor: 0.615)

Kin Sun CHAN is Programme Coordinator of Master of Public Administration and Assistant Professor of Department of Government and Public Administration at the University of Macau. He holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at the University of Hong Kong, an M.Phil. from the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Hong Kong, and a B.Soc.Sci (Double Major in Economics and Statistics) from the University of Hong Kong.

Dr. Chan’s research interests are social policy analysis, particularly with respect to aging, suicide, and public finance, as well as, empirical studies of public policy. He has published in both English and Chinese-language journals, including the Asian Journal of Public Administration, the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, the International Journal of Aging and Development, the Journal of Macau Studies, Public Administration and Policy Review, and the Chinese Journal of Population Science. Dr. Chan has also conducted more than 20 Macau SAR Government funded research project. Dr. Chan is a Research Fellow with the Sau Po Centre on Ageing and Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention at Hong Kong University. He is the current Chairman of the Macau Social Security Society and Macau Smoking Abstention and Good Health Association.