Heng Choon (Oliver) Chan

Heng Choon (Oliver) CHAN, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Criminology at City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR. He received his Ph.D. in Criminology from the University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA, and was a recipient of the "2012 Outstanding Criminology Ambassador Award." Oliver earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Forensic Psychology. In 2014, Oliver was awarded the honorary title "Early Career Award" by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) of University Grant Committee (UGC) for his outstanding research performance. In 2017, Oliver was awarded "The President's Award" and "CLASS New Researcher Award" by City University of Hong Kong. When he was in the U.S., Oliver interned and later was employed by the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPDC) Homicide Case Review Units as one of its first two Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Violent Criminals Apprehension Program (ViCAP) analysts. He published widely on these topics, especially in the area of sexual homicide. As of November 2017, Oliver has published over 70 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters; and presented at numerous international, regional, and local academic conferences. He has since published two academic books. Oliver is now working on his next sole-authored monograph on a global casebook of sexual homicide (under contract with University of California Press, forthcoming in 2018). He is an Associate Editor of International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology and an editorial board member on a number of other peer-reviewed journals; and an ad-hoc reviewer for many peer-reviewed journals and academic publishers.