Biography of Dr. Kimmy Cheng

Dr. Kimmy Cheng

Dr. Kimmy CHENG

Lecturer and Programme Director of Public Speaking Programme
COMS, School of Communication


Ph.D. in Communication Studies (HKBU, HK)
M.A. in Integrated Communication Management (HKBU, HK)
B.A. in Organizational Communication (Magna cum Laude), Minor in Management and Psychology (Western Michigan University, US)

Research Interests

  1. Health communication
  2. Celebrity culture
  3. Public Speaking

Brief Biography

Dr. Kimmy Cheng, Programme Director of Public Speaking program, is a lecturer in Communication Studies (COMS) Department of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). Before joining COMS Department, she taught at the College of International Education (CIE), HKBU, and also worked as a part-time lecturer at the School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPACE), University of Hong Kong (HKU). Kimmy has published articles in various referred journals discussing health communication, celebrity culture in Asia, etc. Co-authoring with two other colleagues, a book named Celebrity Culture and the Entertainment Industry in Asia: Use of celebrity and its influence on society, culture and communication will be published in July 2017. Kimmy received the General Education Teaching Award (with Honorable Mention) from HKBU in the academic year of 2014-15.

Contact Information

Office: CVA 927
Office number: 3411-8139