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Dr He, Shenjing 何深靜

Title:
Associate Professor

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Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
1999Nanjing UniversityBS
2002Nanjing UniversityMSc
2006University of SouthamptonPhD
Biography

Shenjing He is Associate Professor in the Department of Urban Planning and Design at The University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining HKU in 2015, she was Associate Professor and Professor at the School of Geography and Planning, Sun Yat-sen University (2008-2014); Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (2014); and Research Fellow at the School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff University (2006-2008). She is currently the Chinese editor of Urban Studies(SAGE), and a member of the international editorial advisory board of International Planning Studies (Routledge) and Area Development and Policy (Taylor and Francis).

Shenjing’s primary research interests focus on urban redevelopment/gentrification, housing differentiation and socio-spatial inequality, rural-urban migration and urban poverty. She has published more than sixty journal articles and book chapters in English and Chinese, including papers inAntipode, Current Anthropology, Environment and Planning A, Housing Studies,International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Population, Space and Place, Social & Cultural Geography, Urban Geography, Urban Studies etc. She is the co-author of “Urban Poverty in China” (Edward Elgar, 2010), co-editor of “Locating Right to the City in the Global South” (Routledge, 2013), and “Urban living: Mobility, sociability, and wellbeing” (Springer, forthcoming). She is also the lead guest editor of several special issues for Environment and Planning A (2012),Urban Studies (forthcoming) and Urban Geography (forthcoming).

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2015-02-01listed by Elsevier in 2015 as one of the most cited researchers in mainland China (ranked No. 9 among social scientists). The data source Elsevier used was from Scopus which tracks publications in international journals and citations worldwide.: Elsevier
Research Achievement
2016-02-012016 Lincoln Institute China Program International Fellowship: Lincoln Institute
Research Achievement
2016-02-01listed by Elsevier in 2016 as one of the most cited researchers in mainland China (ranked No. 13 among social scientists). The data source Elsevier used was from Scopus which tracks publications in international journals and citations worldwide.: Elsevier
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2016-Steering Commitee MemberAsia Pacific Network for Housing Research
2011-Editorial Advisory Board memberInternational Planning Studies
2015-Editorial Advisory Board memberArea Development and Policy
2015-Board of Directors memberInternational Association for China Planning
2012-Secretary GeneralUrban Geography Research Committee, Chinese Geographical Society
2015-Editorial Advisory Board memberGeography Compass
2016-Steering Commitee MemberInternational Geographical Union
2012EditorUrban Studies
2015-Steering Commitee MemberUrban China Research Network
2015-Editorial Advisory Board memberJournal of Urban Affairs
Media Contact Directory
Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Urban redevelopment / gentrification
Rural-urban migration and urban poverty
Neoliberal urbanism
Housing differentiation and socio-spatial inequality
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese, Putonghua英語、粵語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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