Kou graduated from the National Taiwan University, and earned his PhD from the CUHK in 2004. He had been a research assistant and an administrative assistant before he served as a part time lecturer at the Macao Polytechnic Institute. He eventually joined the Department of Philosophy in 2006.
His main research interest is Anglo-American philosophy, especially epistemology and logic, while he loves to discuss Marxism, Capitalism, Christianity and other social and cultural issues. Courses he has taught include Logic, Symbolic Logic, Critical Thinking and Philosophy and Human Life.
He spends most of his time preparing lessons. When not working, he enjoys watching movies and reading novels.