Luce Initiative for China and the Environment
The Luce grant for China & the Environment is a collaboration between two Occidental College Academic Departments: East Asian Studies and the Urban Environmental Policy and our partners in Hong Kong and Nanjing:
- Civic Exchange
- Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
- Nanjing University
This is a generous exploration grant from the Henry Luce Foundation
The Principal Investigator for this project is Xiao-huang Yin. Professor Yin (PhD, Harvard) is a recipient of the Haynes Fellowship, John D. Sawyer Fellowship, NEH Summer Stipend, Smithsonian Fellowship, Whiting Fellowship in the Humanities, and Harvard-Yenching Fellowship. He has taught at Harvard as a visiting professor and represented major U.S. educational organizations in program reviews in China. Specializing in Asian American studies, U.S.-Asia relations, and modern China, he is the author of Chinese American Literature since the 1850s (University of Illinois Press, 2000) and co-editor of The Expanding Roles of Chinese Americans in U.S.-China Relations: Transnational Networks and Trans-Pacific Interactions (M.E. Sharpe, 2002). He is also a frequent contributor on China and Chinese Americans to the Los Angeles Times.
Op-Ed by Robert Gottlieb on The Cost of a Global Food Chain
Nanjing University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Experts Visit Oxy
March, 2012, Occidental hosted Professors Xueyuan Gu, Ph.D and Weixing Wu, Ph.D. from Nanjing University. Read their presentations:
Introduction to the School of the Environment, Nanjing University by Xueyuan Gu, Ph.D, Associate Professor in Environmental Chemistry
Environment and Society at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Nanjing University by Associate Professor Dr. Weixing Wu.
April, 2012, Drs. Chak K. Chan and Arthur Lau visited Occidental and presented an Overview of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
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