Xavier TipSheet

September 2, 2011

Kam Wong has been invited to give a public lecture and conduct a seminar at Hong Kong University’s Policing Studies Forum September 2 and 3 on his upcoming books. He will speak on “Police Reform in China” and “Cyberspace Governance in China.” Wong is associate professor of Criminal Justice at Xavier University. He was an Inspector of Police with the Hong Kong Police and a practicing attorney. He holds a PhD in Criminal Justice from SUNY Albany, and a JD from Indiana University, Bloomington. He was director of the Chinese Law Program at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and has published widely on topics relating to all facets of policing and criminal justice. His recent books are Chinese Policing: History and Reform (New York: Peter Lang, 2009); Police Reform in China (New York: Taylor and Francis, 2011) and Cyberspace Governance in China (New York: Nova Science Publications, 2011). Forthcoming books include One Country, Two Systems: Cross Border Crime (March, 2012) and Policing in Hong Kong (due 2012).

Xavier University is participating in the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, an initiative led by the White House and supported by the Department of Education and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). On August 3, Rabbi Abie Ingber, founding director of Xavier’s Office of Interfaith Community Engagement, traveled to the White House to help launch the challenge.