Henry FUNG 馮梓楊

Lecturer and Internship Director
Programme Director of Organizational Communication Concentration
  • Ed.D., Johns Hopkins University; BSocSc, HKBU (1st Hon.); MSocSc, HKU (Distinction)
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Dr. Henry Fung, a First-Class Honor graduate and Scholastic Award recipient from the School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University, is now Lecturer and Internship Director in his alma mater. Dr. Fung also serves as Programme Director of Organizational Communication Concentration. He received his Master of Social Sciences degree with distinction from The University of Hong Kong and a doctorate in education from Johns Hopkins University School of Education.

Prior to his engagement with the School, he was Program Director of the China-United States Exchange Foundation, a non-government organization established by the first Chief Executive of Hong Kong Mr. C.H. Tung in 2008. In his capacity as Program Director, Henry worked with different prominent think tanks and Universities including Brookings Institute, Harvard Kennedy School, Johns Hopkins SAIS, the University of Chicago to organize student exchange programs and high-level dialogues through which he has developed professional connections with scholars, business leaders and government officials from China and the United States.

Henry is a frequent speaker for seminars on public speaking, interviewing and job search. He strongly believes that communication is always the key to both personal and career success.

Research Interests

Public Speaking
Interpersonal communication
Media Convergence/Communication in the Digital Age
Peer Mentoring
Social Support


Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters
Fung, Henry T. Y., Tan, M., Saltiel, I. (In Press). “It’s a small world after all”: An exploratory comparative case study of online teaching and learning in HK, Singapore and the US under the outbreak of COVID-19. In Germain-Rutherford, A., Graham, D. & Bradley, W. (Eds), Online Learning, Open Education, and Equity in the Age of COVID. Athabasca University Press.

Fung, Henry T. Y. (2023). Online Peer Mentoring for Communication Students in Hong Kong under Emergency Remote Teaching. Journal of Media Education, 14(1), 5-14. https://en.calameo.com/journal-of-media-education/read/000091789089560c5d90b

Cheng, K., Wong, A., Choy, M., Fung, Henry T. Y. (2022). Speak! 2.0- A version with Enhanced Technology and Broader Student Participation. In Kwong, T., Wee, L-H, Law, L, & Chong, K. (Eds), Studies on Teaching and Learning, Pearson.


Selected Conference Papers & Presentations

Fung, Henry T. Y. (2023). The beauty of mixing it up? Comparing Online and Hybrid Modes of Peer Mentoring for Disadvantaged Youths in Hong Kong. International Conference on Learning and Teaching for Future Readiness 2023. Education University of Hong Kong.

Fung, Henry T. Y. (2022). Online Peer Mentoring to Improve the Emergency Remote Learning Experiences of Undergraduate Students: A Preliminary Study in Hong Kong During the COVID-19 Pandemic. E-Learning Asia Forum. Manila: Philippines.

Fung, Henry T. Y. (2021). Impacts of the socio-political instability in Hong Kong onuniversity students’ learning experience. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Higher Education Advances. http://dx.doi.org/10.4995/HEAd21.2021.12834

Fung, Henry T. Y. (2021). Assessing perceptions of Hong Kong university students about learning through social movements and the 2020 pandemic. Paper presented at the 6th JHU SOE Celebration of Research Conference for Doctoral Students.

Fung, Henry T. Y., Xie, J. M. (2021). Political participation, perceived stress, and academic performance of university students in Hong Kong under Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Movement. Paper presented at the 28th International Conference on Learning.


Principal investigator
Service learning project for the ORGC2025/PRAD2037 Interpersonal Communication funded by the Discipline X Healthy Lifestyle Project organized by the Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning, Hong Kong Baptist University
Period: Semester 1, 2022-2023
Period: Semester 2, 2020-2021
Total grant received HKD78,000

Principal investigator
Project: Digital Archive of Exemplary Student Works from the Department of Communication Studies funded by UGC’s Special Grant for Strategic Development of Virtual Teaching and Learning
Period: 1 May 2021-30 November 2022
Amount: HKD146,000

Principal investigator
Virtual Service-Learning project for the ORGC2025/PRAD2037 Interpersonal Communication funded by the Service-Learning Mini-Grants from the Centre for innovative Service-Learning, Hong Kong Baptist University.
Period: Semester 1, 2021-2022.
Grant received: HKD30,000

EdD Merit Scholarships, Johns Hopkins University, School of Education, 2020, 2021, 2022
The Best Paper Award, School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University, 2014
The Scholastic Award, School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University, 2014
Mr. & Mrs Simon Suen Scholarship, Hong Kong Baptist University, 2014
Yutron Tech (Hong Kong) Ltd Scholarship, Hong Kong Baptist University, 2013
Commercial Radio 50th Anniversary Scholarship, Hong Kong Baptist University, 2013