Dr. JORDAN Lucy Porter

Dr. Lucy Jordan works at the intersection of social policy and population studies. Her professional and research experience emphasizes market-state-civil society strategies to address social protection needs and vulnerabilities of families and youth. The overarching question driving Dr. Jordan’s scholarship and practice is to understand how government policies and practices influence and impact on intimate family life. Dr. Jordan’s currently research focuses on migration, the family and child vulnerability in emerging economies of Asia including Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, the Philippines and Nepal. Dr. Jordan also is engaged in research consultancy with local Hong Kong government as well as international non-governmental organizations (e.g. Terres D’Hommes) and multilateral organizations including UNICEF and International Organization of Migration (IOM).

Jordan, L.P., DeVerteuil, G., Kandt, J., Manley, D., Wu, Q. (2017). Spatial overlaps and mismatches: Work precarious migrants and voluntary sector geographies in London and Hong Kong. Urban Geography. Epub ahead of print.
Chui, C., & Jordan, L. P. (2016). The role of international non-governmental organizations in service delivery for orphans and abandoned children in China. International Social Work. Epub ahead of print.
Graham, E., Jordan, L.P. ,and Yeoh, B.S.A. (2015). Transnational family practices and the mental health of those who stay behind to care for children in South-East Asia. Social Science and Medicine 132: 225-235.
Jordan, L.P., Ren, Q., Falkingham, J. 2014. Youth education and learning in 21st century China: Disentangling the impacts of migration, residence and Hukou. China Sociological Review 47(1), 57-83.
Jordan, L. & Graham, E. 2012. Resilience and well-being among children of migrant parents in South-East Asia. Child Development 83:1672-1688.
Migration Health and Development Research Initiative (MHADRI) Global Network. Invited Member, 2017 to present
Academic Conference Committee Member, International Society for Third Sector Research 2015-2106
Australian Research Council Reviewer, 2013 to present
Dissertation Grant Reviewer, Child Care Research Policy Consortium, Administration for Children and Families, US Federal Government, 2007 to present
Principal Investigator - The impact of growing up in a transnational household on youth transition to adulthood: A comparative mixed method study from Southeast Asia. Research Grants Council, General Research Fund. Starting date: January 2016. H$747,504
Principal Investigator - The Democratisation of Social Research: Reciprocal Learning across Boundaries in the Development of a Contextually Relevant Framework of Risk for South African Young Adults. Starting date: 2013. Completion date: 2016. The British Academy International Partnership and Mobility Scheme (UK). Amount awarded: GBP£29,300
Co-Investigator - Child Health and Migrant Parents in South-East Asia (CHAMPSEA): Wave II. Ministry of Education, Singapore. Starting February 2016. Approved amount: S$592,994
Co-Investigator - Social and Cultural Capital in the Creation of Human and Health Capital: A Comparative Study of Cross-border, Immigrant and Local Students in Hong Kong. Starting January 2016. Approved amount: HK$649,500.
Neighborhood, community support and health behaviors in contemporary China: A comparison of diverse urban populations. Strategic Research Theme (SRT): Contemporary China Seed Funding Award 2016/17 University of Hong Kong. Starting date: July 2015. Amount awarded: H$100,000.
Living in Limbo-A Child Protection Project. Government Matching Grant Scheme and the Stanley Ho Alumni Challenge Scheme, University of Hong Kong. Starting date: March 2015. Amount awarded: H$250,000.
Child Welfare Development and Social Inclusion of at-risk Children in Hong Kong. ExCEL3 Collaborative Project Fund, University of Hong Kong Starting date: September 2014. Amount awarded: H$350,000.
Social Inclusion: Ethnicity – Positive Youth Development for Ethnic Minority Youth in Hong Kong. HK Jockey Club Charities Trust. 2016-2019. Co-Investigator. Amount Awarded: HK$3.4 million.
Research on Commercial Sexual Exploration of Children in Kathmandu Valley. Geneva Global. Research Consultant. 2016-2017. Amount Awarded: U$36,200.
Developing child protection and social work in Indonesia. UNICEF, INDONESIA, Independent Consultant. 2015-2016. Daily Consultancy Fees.
Pilot Study: Evaluating methodology for estimating prevalence of CSEC in Kathmandu, Nepal. Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh). Researcher Consultant. Amount Awarded: U$10,820.