Shin-fung is a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Program in Religion (World Christianity) at Duke University. His research focuses on Chinese Christianities and church-state relations. His dissertation studies the transnational history of Methodism in Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong during the early Cold War. He is currently involved in establishing the official Methodist archive in Hong Kong. As a native Hongkonger, he is also interested in the Christian involvement in colonization, decolonization, and re-colonization processes. He obtained a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Government and Law) and a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Hong Kong. After that, he worked for six years at a mission organization for China. In 2019, he graduated with a Master of Divinity from the Divinity School of Chung Chi College, the Chinese University of Hong Kong.