Man W Lun

Picture of Man Wai Alice    Lun

Associate Professor
Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice


Office: N-651Q

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Phone: +1 (212) 220-8000;ext=5245

Man Wai “Alice” Lun earned her BA and MS from Hunter College and her PhD in Social Work from Columbia University. Prior to her education, she lived for several years in Hong Kong. Professor Lun has over ten years work experience in U.S. social services. Her research interests include family caregivers, older Chinese Americans, educational gerontology, and long-term care policy and services. Professor Lun’s research skills have been used in the practice-based setting through conducting a comprehensive needs assessment with an interdisciplinary team in a senior service program. As a teacher, Man Wai “Alice” bases her educational philosophy of the key elements of interaction, integration, and enhancement, united by care for her students’ growth as future social service professionals. Professor Lun welcomes e-mails from students and professionals with similar interests.


Gerontology, Educational Gerontology, Spirituality and aging


  • Ph.D. Columbia University, Social Work,

Courses Taught

Research and Projects

  • Chinese family caregivers’ perception of program use and caregiver stress



Honors, Awards and Affiliations

  • William P. Kelly Fellowship
  • BMCC Presidential Scholar Program
  • BMCC Faculty Publication Program
  • PSC-CUNY grant
  • BMCC Faculty Development Grant
  • Fellow of CUNY Faculty Fellowship Publication Program

Additional Information