Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017
Biography: Glenn Shive
Glenn Shive has been Director and CEO of the Hong Kong America Center (HKAC) since 2000.  The Center is a non-profit consortium of universities in Hong Kong that promotes educational exchange between Hong Kong and the United States, and between China and the United States over the bridge of Hong Kong.   The HKAC administers Fulbright exchange activities in Hong Kong and greater China.  Shive was himself a senior Fulbright scholar in the Faculty of Education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1998-99 and also served as Director of the Hong Kong office of the Institute of International Education (IIE) from 1988-1991.  

Shive received his Ph.D. in Chinese history in 1979 from Temple University in Philadelphia, his home town.  Earlier he had studied for a year in each of the Kantonschule of St. Gallen in Switzerland, Oxford University in the UK, the Free University in Berlin, and Taiwan Normal University in Taipei.  He also did post-doctoral research on China at the John King Fairbank Center at Harvard University in 1979-1981.

In addition to Hong Kong, Shive has taught at universities and administered exchange programs in greater China, including East China Normal University in Shanghai, Sun Yat sen University in Guangzhou, the Mandarin Center of Taiwan Normal University in Taipei and National Sun Yat sen University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.  He has lived nearly fifteen years in Asia.

In America, Shive held positions as Assistant Dean at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Scholar in Residence with the Fulbright Program at the U.S. State Department in Washington DC, Director of Education Policy Research for The NETWORK, Inc. in Andover Massachusetts, the CEO of the Council of International Programs (CIP) in Washington DC, and the Director of the Board of Governors Bachelors Degree Program, based at Governors State University in Chicago, Illinois.

Shive edited Open and Distance Education in Asia Pacific Region published by the Open University Press of Hong Kong, and North South Scholarly Exchange published by Mansell Press in the UK.    He has organized dozens of international conferences and workshops on education policy and innovation, urban design and development, human resource management, and culture, technology and social change in Asia.  Shive has produced and narrated several bilingual documentary and educational films on China.  

Dr. Shive can be contacted at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by telephone at the Hong Kong America Center at 852-2609-8749.   The HKAC offices are on the campus of the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Shatin.