Kris Hartley

Policy Briefs Editor​

Kris Hartley is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Asian and Policy Studies at the Education University of Hong Kong. He researches public policy and administration with a focus on environment and technology.

Kris is also a Nonresident Fellow for Global Cities at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and an Affiliated Scholar at the Center for Government Competitiveness at Seoul National University.

In 2020 he was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar at Chiang Mai University in Thailand.

He serves as an Associate Editor at Policy and Society journal and Policy Design and Practice journal, and has published on a variety of topics in scholarly and media venues.

Kris holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the National University of Singapore and a Master of City Planning from the University of California, Berkeley.

He can be found online at