Prof. Fong is a veteran of the Department, having served the University since 1997. He teaches mainly in the area of grammar and syntax, phonology, and general linguistics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Prof. Fong has published extensively in the areas of English and Chinese syntax.
This is Ronald Fong’s second consecutive award by the Macau Foundation. In 2019 his article “Chinese Motion-Directional Construction: A Conceptual and Cognitive Analysis” published in Studies in Chinses Linguistics (2017) was also awarded a prize for outstanding research achievement. [https://doi.org/10.1515/scl-2017-0006]