Yuk-Lin Renita Wong
Professor Yuk-Lin Renita Wong’s scholarship and teaching is aimed at deconstructing the colonial, racial, and gender power relations in the knowledge production and discursive practices of social work. She is interested in bringing contemplative pedagogy into social work education and exploring mindfulness as a pedagogy of decolonization and as critical reflective practice that nurtures awareness and wholeness in social justice work. Her publications are aimed at re-centering marginalized voices and ways of knowing and being.
Keywords: Spirituality and social justice; mindfulness and contemplative pedagogy for critical social work; decolonizing social work education; social work in China; East Asian Diaspora; Hong Kong