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political science educator

Benjamin Charles Ostrov, American political science educator. LaVerne Noyes Foundation scholar University Chicago, 1976; C.Y. Kwan Endowment Fund staff development grantee Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1991. Member Israeli Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong, Hong Kong Foreign Corrs. Club.


Ostrov, Benjamin Charles was born on July 21, 1953 in Brooklyn. Arrived in Hong Kong, 1979. Son of Bernard and Mary Ann (Fidlow) Ostrov.


Bachelor in Asian Studies & Relig. with honors, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1975. Master of Arts in International Relations, University Chicago, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, University Chicago, 1987.


Tutor Chinese University Hong Kong, Shatin, 1979-1981, assistant lecturer, 1981-1987, lecturer, 1987—1999, associate professor, 2000—2002. Research professor Kazakhstan Institute Management, Economics and Strategic Research, Almaty, 2002—2003, chair department political science public administration, 2002—2003, dean graduate and undergraduate studies, 2003, dean College Social Sciences, 2003—2005, chair department public administration, 2005. Professor management Kazakh-British Technology University, since 2005, dean faculty economics and finance, 2005.

Coach English debate team Chinese University, Hong Kong, 1992-1994. Visiting professor department political science University Oregon, 1996.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Conquering Resources: The Growth and Decline of the PLA's Science and Technology Commission for National Defense, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals, books.


Member Israeli Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong, Hong Kong Foreign Corrs.


  • Other Interests

    Bicycling, photography, short-wave radio, hiking, computer internetting, reading.


Married Genevieve Suk-han Tsang, August 22, 1976.

Bernard Ostrov

Mary Ann (Fidlow) Ostrov

Genevieve Suk-han Tsang