The China and the Environment program at Occidental College is supported by the Henry Luce Foundation’s Luce Initiative on Asia Studies and the Environment (LIASE). The program consists of partnerships with universities and non-profits, primarily in Hong Kong and Nanjing; course work and student research opportunities that explore environmental issues, policies, research, and community action; develop a research program focused on three core areas (air quality, built environment and land use, and food systems); create new publications; and provide opportunities for exchange for students, faculty, researchers, and environmental advocates. (Read More)
The Urban Environment in the Global City: Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China
Edited/Authored by Robert Gottlieb (UEPI) and Simon Ng (Civic-Exchange)
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The Cost of a Global Food Chain
Op-Ed by Robert Gottlieb
The Co-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.
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