Faculty Bio

Yu Zhou

Professor of Geography

B.S., M.S., Geography and Urban and Regional Planning, Peking University, P.R. China.
Ph.D., Geography, University of Minnesota, 1995

Yu Zhou received Bachelor and Master’s degree from Department of Regional and Environmental Sciences (formerly Geography) in Peking University, China, and received Ph.D. in geography from University of Minnesota in 1995.  Her current research is on globalization and high-tech industry in China.  More recently she has done researched into China’s green building program and urban sustainability.  In the United States, her works are more in the areas of ethnic business, gender and ethnic communities, and transnational business networks.  In 2008, she was selected as one of the twenty Public Intellectual Fellows by the National Committee on US-China Relations. She has been interviewed by New York Times, and Washington Post, Voice of America among others.


Selected Publications

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