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Xiangming Chen’s CV
September 2015
Curriculum Vitae
Xiangming Chen
Dean and Director
Center for Urban and Global Studies (Facebook page)
Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of Global Urban Studies and Sociology
Trinity College
300 Summit Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06106 USA
Tel: (860) 297-5170
Tel: (860) 297-5175 (Administrative Assistant)
Fax: (860) 297-5172
[email protected]
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RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS
Cities and Communities, Globalization, China, Asia
EDUCATION
1978-1982
1982-1984
1985-1988
Beijing Foreign Languages Institute - B.A. in English, 1982.
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina - M.A. in Sociology, 1984.
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina - Ph.D. in Sociology, 1988.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER
2013 (Spring)
2012200720082007-2012
2004-2007
2005-2007
2005-2007
1996-2004
1989-1996
2006-2007
20062010-
Visiting Professor, Department of Sociology, Yale University.
Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of Global Urban Studies and Sociology, Trinity
College, Hartford, Connecticut.
Dean and Director, Center for Urban and Global Studies, Trinity College, Hartford,
Connecticut.
Director, the Cities Program, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut.
Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of Sociology and International Studies, Trinity
College, Hartford, Connecticut.
Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago.
Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
Adjunct Professor, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at
Chicago
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago.
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago.
Director of Asian Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at
Chicago.
Distinguished Guest Professor, School of Social Development and Public Policy, Fudan
University, Shanghai.
Honorary Research Fellow, Institute of Urban Studies, Beijing Academy of Social
Sciences.
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20062005-
Honorary Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences.
Honorary Research Fellow, Center for Urban and Regional Studies, Shanghai Academy of
Social Sciences.
2005 (Fall)
Faculty Scholar, Great Cities Institute, University of Illinois at Chicago.
2005-2007
Faculty Affiliate, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign.
2004-2005
Summer Visiting Professor, IES Beijing Center at Beijing Foreign Studies University,
Beijing.
2002-2005
Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago.
2001-2004
Chair, International Studies Minor, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of
Illinois at Chicago.
2002-2007
Faculty Fellow, Honors College, University of Illinois at Chicago.
1999
Faculty Scholar, Great Cities Institute, University of Illinois at Chicago.
1999 (June)
Visiting Scholar, Centre for Advanced Studies, National University of Singapore.
1993-1994
Joint Committee on Chinese Studies Postdoctoral Fellow, the American Council of Learned
Societies and Social Science Research Council.
1994Research Fellow, IC2 Institute, University of Texas at Austin.
1992-2009
Associate Member, Center for East Asian Studies, University of Chicago.
1986 (Summer) Research Assistant, Population, Health and Nutrition Department, the World Bank.
1986-1987
Graduate School Fellow, Duke University.
1985-1986
James B. Duke International Studies Dissertation Fellow, Duke University.
1982-1985
James B. Duke International Studies Fellow, Duke University.
PUBLICATIONS
Books (10):
2015
Sharon Zukin, Philip Kasinitz, and Xiangming Chen, editors. Global Cities, Local Streets:
Everyday Diversity from New York to Shanghai. New York: Routledge (pp. 230).
*The book’s companion website at here (globalcitieslocalstreets.org).
**The Chinese edition will be published by Tongji University Press.
2013
Xiangming Chen and Nick Bacon (Trinity Class ’10), editors. Confronting Urban Legacy:
Rediscovering Hartford and New England’s Forgotten Cities. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books
(pp. 307).
*Positively reviewed and recommended by Choice in May 2014.
**Paperback released in March 2015.
2012a Xiangming Chen, Anthony M. Orum, and Krista Paulsen. Introduction to Cities: How Place and
Space Shape Human Experience. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell (pp. 382).
*The second edition is forthcoming in 2017.
**The Chinese translation of the second edition is forthcoming from Fudan University Press.
***Reviewed in Tijdschrift Voor Economische En Sociale Geografie (November, 2013), Journal
of Urban Affairs (May, 2014); Urban Studies (Vol. 51, 2014).
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2012b Xiangming Chen and Ahmed Kanna, editors. Rethinking Global Urbanism: Comparative
Insights from Secondary Cities. New York: Routledge (pp. 269).
*A related article “Secondary Cities and the Global Economy,” was published in The European
Financial Review (August/September, 2012): 48-52.
**Paperback released in April 2013.
2009a Yuan Ren, Xiangming Chen, and Dieter Läpple, editors. The Era of Global City-Regions (in
Chinese). Shanghai: Fudan University Press (pp. 341).
2009b Xiangming Chen (editor and author of introduction and co-author of conclusion and three other
chapters), Shanghai Rising: State Power and Local Transformations in a Global Megacity (12
chapters). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press (pp. 267).
*Reviewed in Urban Affairs Review (Vol. 46, 2010); The Professional Geographer (Vol. 62,
2010), International Journal of Urban and Regional Research (Vol. 34, 2010), The China
Journal (No. 64, 2010), Economic Geography (Vol. 86, 2010), Eurasian Geography and
Economics (Vol. 51, No. 3, 2010), Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews (Vol. 39,
2010), Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning (Vol. 28, 2011), Urban
Studies (Vol. 48, 2011), Urban Geography (Vol. 32, 2011), The Geographical Journal (Vol. 177,
2011), Planning Perspectives (Vol. 26, No. 2, 2011), Journal of World-Systems Research (Vol.
18, 2012), and The Next American City (June, 2011, an online publication).
**Nominated by the publisher for:
- The John Fairbank Prize in East Asian History, the American Historical Association.
- The Urban Politics Section’s Best Book Award, the American Political Science Association.
- The Francis L.K. Hsu Book Prize, the Society for East Asian Anthropology.
- The Levenson Book Prize, the Association of Asian Studies.
***The Chinese edition of Shanghai Rising 《 上 海 崛 起 》 was published by the Century
Publishing Group and People’s Press of Shanghai in August 2009 (pp. 274).
- Reviewed in Urban Planning Forum (Vol. 193, 2011).
2008
Jiaming Sun and Xiangming Chen, editors. Empirical Approaches to Urban Sociology. New
Delhi: Indo American Books (pp. 206).
2005
Xiangming Chen, As Borders Bend: Transnational Spaces on the Pacific Rim. Lanham, MD:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (pp. 333).
*Reviewed in Eurasian Geography and Economics (Vol. 46, 2005), American Journal of
Sociology (January, 2006), Contemporary Sociology (March, 2006), Journal of Asian Studies
(May, 2006), Journal of Borderlands Studies (Vol. 21, 2006), Journal of Regional Science (May,
2006), Environment and Planning A (Vol. 39, 2007), Urban Affairs Review (Vol. 43, 2008),
Social Transformations in Chinese Societies (Vol. 3, 2008), and International Journal of Urban
and Regional Research (Vol. 34, June 2010).
**A finalist for the Association of Borderland Studies Book Award, 2007.
**Long list for the International Convention of Asia Scholars Social Sciences Book Award, 2007.
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2004
Zhou Zhenhua, Chen, Xiangming, and Huang Jianfu, editors. World Cities: International
Lessons and Shanghai's Development (in Chinese). Shanghai: Shanghai Academy of Social
Sciences Press (pp. 293).
2003
Anthony M. Orum and Xiangming Chen. The World of Cities: Places in Comparative and
Historical Perspective. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers (pp. 180).
*Reviewed in British Journal of Sociology (2004), City & Community (2003), Contemporary
Sociology (2004), Housing, Theory and Society (2003), Journal of Regional Science (2004),
Town Planning Review (2003), and Urban Studies (2004).
**The Chinese edition of The World of Cities 《城市的世界》 was published by the Century
Publishing Group and People’s Press of Shanghai in October 2005 (pp. 185).
A Special Issue of a Journal (1):
2009
Guest Editor of a special issue of City & Community (Volume 8, Number 4) on Chinese and Indian
megacities (wrote the introduction to the issue and co-authored one article).
Articles in Refereed Journals (26):
Xiangming Chen and Yuan Ren, “Modernity and Globalization: The Local and Global Sources
of Individualistic and Materialistic Values in Shanghai.” Globalizations (already published online
at DOI: 10.1080/14747731.2015.1033246; will be in print in January 2016).
2013 Pallavi Banerjee and Xiangming Chen, “Living in In-Between Spaces: A Structure-Agency
Analysis of the India-China and India-Bangladesh Borderlands.” Cities: The International
Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 34 (October): 18-29.
2011 M. Reza Ghanbarpour, Shima Sajjadi, S.Tahereh Hajiseyedjavadi, and Xiangming Chen,
“Investigation of Visitors’ Participation and Willingness to Pay for the Baba Aman Recreational
Park, Iran.” Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences 3 (6): 722-728.
2010 Xiangming Chen and Tomás de’Medici (Trinity Class ’11), “The ‘Instant City’ Coming of Age:
The Production of Spaces in China’s Shenzhen Special Economic Zone.” Urban Geography 31
(8): 1141-1147.
2009a Lorna Doucet, Karen A. Jehn, Elizabeth Weldon, Xiangming Chen, and Zhongming Wang,
“Cross-Cultural Differences in Conflict Management: An Inductive Study of Chinese and
American Managers.” International Journal of Conflict Management 20 (4): 355-376.
2015
*This article has been chosen as a Highly Commended Paper at the Emerald Literati
Network Awards for Excellence 2010.
2009b Xiangming Chen, “Introduction: Why Chinese and Indian Megacities?” City & Community 8 (4):
363-368.
2009c Xiangming Chen, Lan Wang, and Ratoola Kundu. “Localizing the Production of Global Cities:
A Comparison of New Town Developments Around Shanghai and Kolkata.” City & Community
8 (4): 433-465.
2007a Xiangming Chen and Jiaming Sun, “Untangling a Global-Local Nexus: Sorting Out Residential
Sorting in Shanghai.” Environment and Planning A 39 (10): 2324-2345.
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2007b Xiangming Chen, “A Tale of Two Regions in China: Rapid Economic Development and Slow
Industrial Upgrading in the Pearl River and the Yangtze River Deltas.” International Journal of
Comparative Sociology 48 (2-3): 167-201.
2006 Xiangming Chen and Jiaming Sun, “Sociological Perspectives on Urban China: From Familiar
Territories to Complex Terrains.” China Information 20 (3): 519-551.
2005 Jiaming Sun and Xiangming Chen, “Personal Global Connections and New Residential
Differentiation in Shanghai.” China: An International Journal 3 (2): 301-319.
2003 Dow Scott, James Bishop, and Xiangming Chen, “An Examination of the Relationship of
Employee Involvement with Job Satisfaction, Employee Cooperation, and Intention to Quit in
U.S. Invested Enterprises in China.” International Journal of Organizational Analysis 11 (1): 319.
2002 Lei Wang, James Bishop, Xiangming Chen, and Dow Scott, “Collectivist Orientation as a
Predictor of Affective Organizational Commitment: A Study Conducted in China.“ International
Journal of Organizational Analysis 10 (3): 226-239.
2000 Xiangming Chen, “Both Glue and Lubricant: Transnational Ethnic Social Capital as a Source of
Asia-Pacific Subregionalism.” Policy Sciences 33 (3/4): 269-287.
1996a Xiangming Chen, "The Demographic Profiles of the World's Largest Cities: A Baseline Analysis
and Policy Implications.” Cities 13 (3): 165-174.
1996b Xiangming Chen, "Taiwan Investments in China and Southeast Asia: 'Go West But Also Go
South'." Asian Survey XXXVI (5): 447-467.
• Reprinted in The Globalization of Business Firms from Emerging Markets, Volume II, pp. 460480, edited by Henry Wai-Chung Yeung. United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing, 1999.
1995 Xiangming Chen, "The Evolution of Free Economic Zones and the Recent Development of CrossNational Growth Zones." International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 19 (4): 593-621.
1994 Xiangming Chen, "The Changing Roles of Free Economic Zones in Development: A Comparative
Analysis of Capitalist and Socialist Cases in East Asia." Studies in Comparative International
Development 29 (3): 3-25.
1993a Xiangming Chen and Xiaoyuan Gao, "China's Urban Housing Development in the Shift from
Redistribution to Decentralization." Social Problems 40 (2): 266-283.
1993b Xiangming Chen and Xiaoyuan Gao, "Urban Economic Reform and Public-Housing Investment in
China." Urban Affairs Quarterly 29 (1): 117-145.
1992 Xiangming Chen, Kejing Dai and Allan Parnell, "Disaster, Tradition and Change: Remarriage and
Family Reconstruction in a Post-Earthquake Community in the People's Republic of China."
Journal of Comparative Family Studies 32 (1): 115-132.
1991 Xiangming Chen, "China's City Hierarchy, Urban Policy and Spatial Development in the 1980s."
Urban Studies 28 (3): 341-367.
1987 Xiangming Chen, "Magic and Myth of Migration: A Case Study of a Special Economic Zone in
China." Asia-Pacific Population Journal 2 (3): 57-77.
1986 Jersey Liang, Edward J. Tu and Xiangming Chen, "Population Aging in the People's Republic of
China." Social Science and Medicine 23 (12): 1353-1362.
1985 Xiangming Chen, "The One-Child Population Policy, Modernization and the Extended Chinese
Family." Journal of Marriage and the Family 47 (1): 193-202.
Essays and Short Articles (23):
2015a Xiangming Chen, “China’s Key Cities: From Local Places to Global Players.” The European
Financial Review (October/November, in press).
2015b Xiangming Chen and Julia Mardeusz (Trinity Class ’16), “China and Europe: Reconnecting
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September 2015
Across a New Silk Road.” The European Financial Review (February): 5-12.
Reprinted by The Eurasian Review on February 17, 2015; by East by Southeast on February 25,
2015; by All China Review on February 26, 2015; by UrbaChina on February 26, 2015; and by The
World Financial Review, March 26, 2015.
Xiangming Chen and Ivan Su (Trinity Class ’16), “A Different Global Power? Understanding
China’s Role in the Developing World.” The European Financial Review (June): 2-7.
Reprinted by The Eurasian Review on June 20, 2014; by Nepal24hours.com on June 21, 2014; by
Pakistan Defence, an authoritative source on Pakistan Defence & Strategic Affairs, on June 28,
2014; by The All China Review on August 26, 2014; and by East by Southeast on November 5,
2014.
Xiangming Chen, “The Translocal Urban Nexus in International Education: Trinity College in
China and Southeast Asia.” IIE Networker (Spring): 35-36 and 42.
Xiangming Chen, Pallavi Banerjee, Gaurav Toor (Trinity Class ’14), and Ned Downie (Yale Class
’14), “China and South Asia: Contention and Cooperation Between Giant Neighbors.” The
European Financial Review (April): 10-16.
Reprinted by The Eurasian Review on April 24, 2014; by Indian Strategic Studies’ blog, on April
25, 2014; by The All China Review on June 17, 2014; and by East by Southeast on July 18, 2014.
Abbās Varij Kāzemi and Xiangming Chen, “China and the Middle East: More Than Oil.” The
European Financial Review (February): 40-44.
Reprinted by The Eurasian Review on March 1, 2014; by The All China Review on June 17, 2014.
Xiangming Chen and Garth Myers, “China and Africa: The Crucial Urban Connection.” The
European Financial Review (December): 89-93.
Reprinted by The Eurasian Review on December 18, 2013; by Africa Daily on December 18, 2013;
by The All China Review on May 19, 2014.
Xiangming Chen and Curtis Stone (Trinity Class ’10), “China and Southeast Asia: Unbalanced
Development in the Greater Mekong Subregion.” The European Financial Review (August): 7-11.
Reprinted by The Eurasian Review on August 20, 2013; by East by Southeast on August 21, 2013;
by East Asia Forum on September 11, 2013; by Kerry B. Collison Asia News on September 11,
2013; by Asia Pathways of the Asian Development Bank Institute (peer-reviewed) on October 10,
2013; by Economy Watch on October 17, 2013; by Asia Sentinel on October 21, 2013; by The All
China Review on June 9, 2014.
Fakhmiddin Fazilov and Xiangming Chen, “China and Central Asia: A Significant New Energy
Nexus.” The European Financial Review (April): 38-43.
Reprinted by The Eurasian Review on June 17, 2013; by Phantom Report on June 17, 2013; by The
Gadfly on June 18, 2013; by Inter-disciplinary Journal of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies on
August 6, 2013; by East Asia Forum on September 24, 2013; by moody-politics.blogspot.com on
September 24, 2013; by The All China Review on June 17, 2014; and a shorter and adapted version
of it appeared in China in Central Asia on November 27, 2014.
Kayla Chen and Xiangming Chen, “China and Latin America: Connected and Competing.” The
European Financial Review (February): 56-58.
Reprinted by The Eurasian Review on June 17, 2013; by East Asia Forum on October 11, 2013; and
by ViewsWeek on April 19, 2014; by The All China Review on June 16, 2014.
Xiangming Chen, “China Rising: The Promises and Challenges of China’s Urban ‘Miracle’.” TLQ:
The Digital Magazine for Thought Leaders, at tlqmedia.com (February): no page numbers;
reprinted by All China Review (June-July, 2015): 6-9.
Xiangming Chen, “Borderlands and Migration: An Overview.” In Encyclopedia of Global Human
Migration, edited by Immanuel Ness. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell (February): 1-5.
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September 2015
Xiangming Chen and Ahmed Kanna, “Secondary Cities and the Global Economy,” The European
Financial Review (August/September): 48-52.
Xiangming Chen, “China in City Clusters.” (translated into Korean) Global City-Region Review
(April): 2.
Milla C. Riggio, Lisa G. Sapolis, and Xiangming Chen, “When the City Is Your Classroom:
Trinity College’s Urban Initiatives and Global Footprints.” Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary
Journal of Study Abroad XX (Spring): 171-194.
Xiangming Chen, “Probing the Thick Economic and Spatial Density of the Pan-Yellow Sea
Region.” Pp. 348-356 in The Emerging Cross-Border Mega-City Region and Sustainable
Transportation, edited by Changhwan Mo. Seoul: The Korea Transport Institute.
Xiangming Chen, “Pacific Rim.” Pp. 66-71 in International Encyclopedia of Human Geography,
volume 8, edited by Rob Kitchin and Nigel Thrift. Oxford: Elsevier.
Xiangming Chen, “The Urban Laboratory.” Pp. 118-125 in The Endless City, edited by Ricky
Burdett and Deyan Sudjic. London: Phaidon.
Xiangming Chen, “China’s New Revolution.” Pp. 126-133 in The Endless City, edited by Ricky
Burdett and Deyan Sudjic. London: Phaidon.
Reprinted in DOMES: International Review of Architecture (published in both English and
Greek), October: 84-93, 2008.
Xiangming Chen, “Rising Cities and the Restructured State: Local Autonomy in the Name of
Economic Development is Changing China.” Internationale Politik (November): 62-65. (An
invited essay published in both English and German.)
Xiangming Chen and Warren Barshes, “To Team Or Not To Team?” The China Business Review
27 (March-April): 30-34.
Xiangming Chen, “Business Over Politics: Taiwan Investment in China.” The China Business
Review 26 (March-April): 8-14.
Xiangming Chen, “Chicago as a Global City.” Chicago Office 5: 15-20.
Book Chapters (36):
2015a Hai Yu, Xiangming Chen, and Xiaohua Zhong, “Commercial Development From Below: The
Resilience of Local Shops in Shanghai.” In Global Cities, Local Streets: Everyday Diversity from
New York to Shanghai, edited by Sharon Zukin, Philip Kasinitz, and Xiangming Chen. New
York: Routledge (in press for publication in July).
2015b Xiangming Chen, “Promoting and Scaling up Cooperative Urban Development in the GMS: A
Perspective from the PRC via Yunnan.” In Urban Development in the Greater Mekong
Subregion—A New Agenda, edited by Florian Steinberg and Januar Hakim. Manila: Asian
Development Bank.
2014b Xiangming Chen, “Steering, Speeding, Scaling: China’s Model of Urban Growth and Its
Implications for Cities of the Global South.” Pp. 155-172 in The Routledge Handbook on Cities of
the Global South, edited by Susan Parnell and Sophie Oldfield. London and New York: Routledge.
2013a Nick Bacon (Trinity Class ’10) and Xiangming Chen, “Introduction: Once Prosperous and Now
Challenged: Hartford’s Transformation in Comparative and Global Perspectives.” Pp. 1-18 in
Confronting Urban Legacy: Rediscovering Hartford and New England’s Forgotten Cities, edited
by Xiangming Chen and Nick Bacon. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
2013b Xiangming Chen and John Shemo, “Shifting Fortunes: Hartford’s Global and Regional Economic
Dimensions.” Pp. 193-218 in Confronting Urban Legacy: Rediscovering Hartford and New
England’s Forgotten Cities, edited by Xiangming Chen and Nick Bacon. Lanham, MD: Lexington
Books.
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2013c Xiangming Chen and Nick Bacon, “Conclusion: Inheritance, Inertia, and Inspirations: The
Potential Remaking of Hartford.” Pp. 276-286 in Confronting Urban Legacy: Rediscovering
Hartford and New England’s Forgotten Cities, edited by Xiangming Chen and Nick Bacon.
Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
2013d Xiangming Chen and Henry Fitts (Trinity Class ’12), “Contemporary Metropolitan Cities.” Pp.
770-790 in The Oxford Handbook of Cities in World History, edited by Peter Clark. Oxford
University Press.
2012a Ahmed Kanna and Xiangming Chen, “Introduction: Bringing the Less Familiar Cities in and
Together.” Pp. 1-14 in Rethinking Global Urbanism: Comparative Insights from Secondary
Cities, edited by Xiangming Chen and Ahmed Kanna. New York: Routledge.
2012b Xiangming Chen and Tomás de’Medici (Trinity Class ’11), “From a Fishing Village via an
Instant City to a Secondary Global City: The ‘Miracle’ and Growth Pains of Shenzhen Special
Economic Zone in China.” Pp. 107-126 in Rethinking Global Urbanism: Comparative Insights
from Secondary Cities, edited by Xiangming Chen and Ahmed Kanna. New York: Routledge.
• Reprinted in Special Economic Zone (SEZ) World Tracker (October 2013), pp. 39-54.
2012c Chang Liu (Trinity Class ’12) and Xiangming Chen. “The Third Coming of China’s Special
Economic Zones: The Rise and Regional Dimensions of Tianjin Binhai New Area.” Pp. 127-149
in Rethinking Global Urbanism: Comparative Insights from Secondary Cities, edited by
Xiangming Chen and Ahmed Kanna. New York: Routledge.
2012d Xiangming Chen and Michael Magdelinskas (Trinity Class ’11), “Epilogue: Second May Be
Best: Theorizing the Global Urban from the Middle.” Pp. 248-253 in Rethinking Global
Urbanism: Comparative Insights from Secondary Cities, edited by Xiangming Chen and
Ahmed Kanna. New York: Routledge.
2011 Xiangming Chen and Chang Liu (Trinity Class ’12). “The Pan-Yellow Sea Sub-region: Chinese
Perspectives.” Pp. 217-244 in Collaborative Regional Development in Northeast Asia: Towards
a Sustainable Regional and Sub-regional Future, edited by Won Bae Kim, Yue-man Yeung,
and Sang-Chuel Choe. Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press.
2010a Lan Wang, Ratoola Kundu, and Xiangming Chen, “Building for What and Whom? New Town
Development as Planned Suburbanization in China and India.” Pp. 323-349 in Research in Urban
Sociology (Volume 10): Suburbanization in Global Society, edited by Mark Clapson and Ray
Hutchison. London: Emerald Group Publishing.
2010b Xizhe Peng, Xiangming Chen, and Yuan Cheng, “Urbanization and Its Consequences.” In
Demography, Vol. II, UNESCO-The Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) Joint
Committee. New York: United Nations.
2009a Xiangming Chen, “A Globalizing City on the Rise: Shanghai’s Transformation in Comparative
Perspective.” Pp. xv-xxxv in Shanghai Rising: State Power and Local Transformations in a
Global Megacity, edited by Xiangming Chen. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
2009b Zhenhua Zhou and Xiangming Chen, “Leaps and Lags in the Global Information Age: Shanghai’s
Telecom and Informational Development in Comparative Perspective.” Pp. 145-166 in Shanghai
Rising: State Power and Local Transformations in a Global Megacity, edited by Xiangming
Chen. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
2009c Hanlong Lu, Yuan Ren, and Xiangming Chen, “Downward Pressure and Upward Bubbling:
Global Influence and Community (Re)Building in Shanghai.” Pp. 191-213 in Shanghai Rising:
State Power and Local Transformations in a Global Megacity, edited by Xiangming Chen.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
2009d Jiaming Sun and Xiangming Chen, “Fast Foods and Brand Clothes in Shanghai: How and Why Do
Locals Consume Globally?” Pp. 215-235 in Shanghai Rising: State Power and Local
Transformations in a Global Megacity, edited by Xiangming Chen. Minneapolis: University of
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Minnesota Press.
2009e Xiangming Chen and Anthony Orum, “Shanghai as a New Global(izing) City: Lessons for and
from Shanghai.” Pp. 237-249 in Shanghai Rising: State Power and Local Transformations in a
Global Megacity, edited by Xiangming Chen. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
2007a Jiaming Sun and Xiangming Chen, “When Local Meets Global: Residential Differentiation,
Global Connections and Consumption in Shanghai.” Pp. 284-302 in China’s Emerging Cities: The
Making of New Urbanism, edited by Fulong Wu. London: Routledge.
2007b Xiangming Chen, “Economic Glocalizing, Regional Embedding, and State Scaling: A
Comparative Analysis of the Pearl River Delta and the Yangtze River Delta in China.” Pp. 79110 in The Regional and Local Shaping of World Society, edited by Mark Herkenrath. Hamburg
and London: LIT Verlag.
2006 Xiangming Chen, “Beyond the Reach of Globalization: China’s Border Regions and Cities in
Transition.” Pp. 21-46 in Globalization and the Chinese City, edited by Fulong Wu. London:
Routledge.
2005 Xiangming Chen, “Magic or Myth? Social Capital and Its Consequences in the Asian, Chinese,
and Vietnamese Contexts.” Pp. 49-62 in Modernization and Social Transformation in Vietnam:
Social Capital Formation and Institutional Building, edited by Gerd Mutz and Rainer Klump.
Hamburg, Germany: Institut für Asienkunde.
2004 Shunfeng Song, George Chu, and Xiangming Chen, “Housing Investment and Consumption in
Urban China.” Pp. 87-106 in Urbanization and Social Welfare in China, edited by Aimin Chen,
Gordon G. Liu, and Kevin H. Zhang. England: Ashgate.
2001a Xiangming Chen, “Both Glue and Lubricant: Transnational Ethnic Social Capital as a Source of
Asia-Pacific Subregionalism.” Pp. 43-61 in Social Capital as a Policy Resource, edited by John D.
Montgomery and Alex Inkeles. Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
2001b Xiangming Chen, “From Regional Integration to Export Competition? The Evolution of the
Chinese Economic Triangle.” Pp. 23-42 in The Chinese Triangle of Mainland China, Taiwan,
and Hong Kong: Comparative Institutional Analyses, edited by Alvin Y. So, Nan Lin, and Dudley
Poston. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
2000a Xiangming Chen, “The Geoeconomic Reconfiguration of the Semiperiphery: The Asia-Pacific
Transborder Regions in the World-System.” Pp. 185-201 in Questioning Geopolitics: Political
Projects in a Changing World-System, edited by Georgi M. Derlugian and Scott L. Greer.
Westport, CT: Praeger.
2000b Xiangming Chen, “Regional Integration, Networked Production, and Technological Competition:
The ‘Greater China’ Economic Circle Through and Beyond 1997.” Pp. 459-471 in Science,
Technology and Innovation Policy: Opportunities and Challenges for the Knowledge Economy,
edited by Pedro Conceição, David V. Gibson, Manuel V. Heitor, and Syed Shariq. Westport, CT:
Quorum Books.
2000c Xiangming Chen, James Bishop, and Dow Scott, “Teamwork in China: Where Reality Challenges
Theory and Practice.” Pp. 269-282 in Management and Organizations in the Chinese Context,
edited by J.T. Li, Anne Tsui, and Elizabeth Weldon. London: Macmillan Press.
1998 Elizabeth Weldon, Karen A. Jehn, Lorna Doucet, Xiangming Chen, Wang Zhong-ming, “Conflict
Management in Sino-US Joint Ventures.” In International Management in China: CrossCultural Issues, edited by Jan Selmer. London: RoutledgeCurzon.
1996a Xiangming Chen and William L. Parish, “Urbanization in China: Reassessing an Evolving
Model.” Pp. 61-90 in The Urban Transformation of the Developing World, edited by Josef
Gugler. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
1996b Xiangming Chen and Xiaoyan Hua, “Housing Reform and Private Housing Investment in Urban
China.” Pp. 298-329 in Urban Land and Housing Reform in Socialist and Formerly Socialist
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Countries, edited by George Tolley, Shou-yi Hao, and Marcia Occomy. Mount Pleasant, MI:
Blackstone Books.
1994 Xiangming Chen, “The New Spatial Division of Labor and Commodity Chains in the Greater South
China Economic Region.” Pp. 165-186 in Commodity Chains and Global Capitalism, edited by
Gary Gereffi and Miguel Korzeniewicz. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
• Reprinted in Emerging Regions in the Pacific Basin, pp. 127-154, edited by Patricia Roe. Austin,
TX: IC2 Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1994.
1993a Xiangming Chen, “China’s Growing Integration with the Asia-Pacific Economy.” Pp. 89-119 in
What Is in a Rim? Critical Perspectives on the Pacific Region Idea, edited by Arif Dirlik.
Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
• Updated and reprinted in What Is in a Rim? Critical Perspectives on the Pacific Region Idea, pp.
187-217 (2nd edition), edited by Arif Dirlik. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1998.
1993b Xiangming Chen, “The Changing Role of Shenzhen in China’s National and Regional
Development in the 1980s.” Pp. 251-279 in China in Transition: Economic, Political and Social
Developments, edited by George T. Yu. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.
1988 Xiangming Chen, “Giant Cities and the Urban Hierarchy in China.” Pp. 225-251 in The Metropolis
Era: A World of Giant Cities, edited by Mattei Dogan and John D. Kasarda. Newbury Park, CA:
Sage Publications.
Book Reviews (14):
2006a Values and Life Styles in Urban Asia: A Cross-Cultural Analysis and Sourcebook Based on the
AsiaBarometer Survey of 2003, edited by Takashi Inoguchi et al., for Journal of Asian Studies 65
(2): 398-400.
2006b Remapping East Asia: The Construction of a Region, edited by T.J. Pempel, for American Journal
of Sociology 111 (5): 1603-1604.
2000a Urban Development in Asia: Retrospect and Prospect, edited by Yue-man Yeung, for International
Journal of Urban and Regional Research 24 (4): 938-939.
2000b The Dynamics of Urban Growth in Three Chinese Cities, by Shahid Yusuf and Weiping Wu, for
Economic Development and Cultural Change (July): 898-902.
1999 The Dynamics of Urban Growth in Three Chinese Cities, by Shahid Yusuf and Weiping Wu, for
Contemporary Sociology (March): 204-206.
1998 The Japanese City, edited by P.P. Karan and Kristin Stapleton, for Urban Affairs Review
(November): 363-366.
1997a Global Competitiveness and Industrial Growth in Taiwan and the Philippines, by Cheng-Tian Kuo,
for Political Science Quarterly 111 (2): 309-310.
1997b Growing Out of the Plan: Chinese Economic Reform, 1978-1993, by Barry Naughton, for
Environment and Planning C: Government & Policy 15 (1): 120-121.
1996 The Political Logic of Economic Reform in China, by Susan L. Shirk, for The Annals of the
American Academy of Political and Social Science 543 (January): 176-177.
1991a Taiwan’s Population and Social Development (Tai-wan jen-kou yu she-hui fa-chan), by Wen Lang
Li, for Digest of Chinese Studies, American Association for Chinese Studies (AACS): 113-116.
1991b Ethnicity and the Economy: The State, Chinese Business, and Multinationals in Malaysia, by James
Jesudason, for Contemporary Sociology 20 (May): 367-368.
1990 Industrialization and Social Change in Taiwan (Tai-wan ti kung-yie hua yu she-hui pian-chian), by
Chung-yi Wen, for Digest of Chinese Studies, American Association for Chinese Studies (AACS):
114-116.
1987 China’s One-Child Family Policy, edited by Elizabeth Croll, Delia Davin and Penny Kane, for
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1985
September 2015
Contemporary Sociology 16 (September): 684-685.
Long Lives: Chinese Elderly and the Communist Revolution, by Deborah Davis-Friedman, for
Journal of Marriage and the Family 47 (August): 800-801.
Publications in Chinese (10)
2015
2013
2009a
2009b
2005
2004
1999a
1999b
1993
1987
Chen Xiangming and Liu Xinyi ’17, “China’s Model of Urban Growth: Are There Transferable
Lessons for Developing Countries? Urban Planning International (forthcoming).
Yu Hai, Zhong Xiaohua, and Chen Xiangming, “Communal Entrepreneurship in Old
Neighborhood Renewal: A Case Study of the Tianzifang Shopping District in Shanghai.” Nanjing
Journal of Social Sciences 8: 60-68.
Chen Xiangming and Yuan Ren, “Toward an Era of Global City-Region Research.” Pp. 1-6 in The
Era of Global City-Regions, edited by Ren Yuan, Chen Xiangming, and Dieter Läpple. Shanghai:
Fudan University Press.
Chen Xiangming and Yuan Ren, “Both State Planning and Market Evolution: An Empirical
Analysis of the Globalizing Shanghai-Yangtze River Delta City-Region.” Pp. 65-78 in The Era of
Global City-Regions, edited by Ren Yuan, Chen Xiangming, and Dieter Läpple. Shanghai: Fudan
University Press.
Chen Xiangming, “Globalization and City Competition: Shanghai’s Position and Strategies.” Pp.
251-265 in Social and Behavioral Sciences, edited by Wang Xun and Liu Guoli, Vol. 3 of On the
Frontier of Science. Beijing: Tsinghua University Press.
Chen Xiangming, “Cities’ Aspirations and Competitive Strategies in the Era of Globalization:
Implications for Shanghai.” Pp. 191-204 in World Cities: International Lessons and Shanghai’s
Development, edited by Zhou Zhenhua, Chen Xiangming, and Huang Jianfu. Shanghai: Shanghai
Academy of Social Sciences Press.
Chen Xiangming, “Research on Chinese Urbanization: Western Theories and Chinese Realities,”
Pp. 170-191 in Social Change in China’s Reform Era: Syntheses and Critiques of Western
Sociological Perspectives, edited by Jow-Ching Tu and Yimin Lin. Hong Kong: Oxford University
Press.
Chen Xiangming, “The Relationship between Economic and Social Development in China’s
Northwest Region.” Modernization Studies (July): 3-17.
Chen Xiangming, “China’s Urbanization and City Growth: A Retrospective and Prospective View,”
Pp. 182-202 in China’s Cities and Regional Development: Prospect for the 21st Century, edited by
Yue-man Yeung. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies.
Jersey Liang, Edward J. Tu and Chen Xiangming, “Population Aging in the People’s Republic of
China.” Northwestern Population 1:43-49; translated and reprinted from Social Science and
Medicine 23 (12): 1353-1362 (1986).
WORK IN PROGRESS
Books:
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3.
Xiangming Chen. Repositioning China: How a New Economic Superpower Is Reshaping the
Developing World and the Global Order (tentative title). Under contract and preparation for
publication by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
Xiangming Chen, Anthony M. Orum, and Krista Paulsen. Introduction to Cities: How Place and
Space Shape Human Experience. Second edition under preparation for Wiley-Blackwell.
Xiangming Chen, Sarah Moser, and Ratoola Kundu, editors. Research Handbook on Asian Cities.
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In progress (around 35 chapters). Under contract and preparation for publication by Edward Elgar
Publishing.
Articles:
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6.
Xiangming Chen, “Getting Rich by Getting Connected: Globalization and Local Inequality in
Shanghai.” To be submitted to Sociology of Development.
Yuan Ren, Xiangming Chen, and Chang Liu (Trinity Class ’12), “In But Not of the City:
Shallow Urbanization, Massive Migration, and Social Integration in China’s Cities.” To be
submitted to Urban Studies.
Xiangming Chen and Curtis Stone, “Relocating the City in Transborder Spaces: Relative
Urbanity, Catch-up Development, and Contested Governance in the China-Southeast Asia
Borderland.” An invited chapter under preparation for The SAGE Handbook of Urban
Sociology: New Approaches to the Twenty-first Century City, edited by Ricky Burdett and
Suzanne Hall (Sage Publishers).
Xiangming Chen, Sarah Moser, and Ratoola Kundu, “’World Cities’ in Asia,” An invited
chapter under preparation for Handbook of Urban Geography, edited by Ronald van Kempen
and Tim Schwanen (Edward Elgar Publishing).
Xiangming Chen, “Shanghai,” An invited entry under preparation for The Wiley Blackwell
Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Studies, edited by Anthony M. Orum (Wiley-Blackwell).
Xiangming Chen, “Hong Kong’s Competition with Other Chinese Cities,” An invited chapter
under preparation for Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Hong Kong, edited by Tai-lok Lui,
Stephen W.K. Chiu, and Ray Yep (Routledge).
PRESENTATIONS (Selected Since 1994)
Invited:
2014
Xiangming Chen, “The Hidden Mass of Informality in China’s Cities: Rediscovering the Shallow
and Marginal Experience of Migrants,” Invited for the workshop “Urban Democracy: Informality,
Precarity and Modes of Survival,” jointly organized and sponsored by a Mellon Foundation grant to
the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) in Leiden and Barnard College, Mumbai,
December 10-11.
2014 Xiangming Chen, “How Privatized Is the Chinese City? A Bottom-Up View from Two Shopping
Streets in Shanghai.” Invited for the workshop “Public City, Private City,” jointly organized and
sponsored by a Mellon Foundation grant to the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) in
Leiden and Barnard College, at New York University, New York, August 27-28.
2013 Xiangming Chen, “Steering, Speeding, Scaling: China’s Model of Urbanization and Its Implications
for Cities of the Global South.” Shanghai Forum, Fudan University, Mary 25-27.
2012a Xiangming Chen and Yuan Ren, “Meeting the Growing Challenges of Transition.” The SubForum “Asia’s Urbanization and Urban Transition for 2011-2020,” Shanghai Forum, Fudan
University, May 26.
2012b Xiangming Chen with Chang Liu (Trinity Class ’12), “When Will They Be ‘at Home’? Massive
Migration, Shallow Urbanization, and Unsettled City-Dwellers in China.” African Centre for Cities,
University of Cape Town, South Africa, April 17.
2011a Xiangming Chen and Chang Liu (Trinity Class ’12), “Deepening China’s Shallow Urbanization:
Assessing the Land Coupon Experiment in Chongqing.” Invited to the Conference on “China’s
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2011b
2011c
2010a
2010b
2010c
2009a
2009b
2008
2007
2006a
2006b
2006c
2006d
2006e
2006f
2005a
September 2015
Urban Futures, Ecogram IV: CHINA, Supercities and Mega Migration,” Columbia University, New
York, November 11.
Xiangming Chen and Yuan Ren, “From Builders to Citizens? The Contributions of and
Challenges for Migrant Workers in China’s Large Cities.” Invited to the Conference on “Great
Cities/Ordinary Lives,” University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, September 16-17.
Xiangming Chen and Henry Fitts (Trinity Class ’12), “The Contemporary Metropolitan City.”
Invited to the Conference on “Cities in Global Perspective,” University of Pennsylvania, April 1416.
Xiangming Chen, “Rethinking Regional Economies: What Does the Shifting Spatial Pattern of
China’s Export Production Tell Us Now?” Invited to the World Forum on China Studies, Shanghai
Academy of Social Sciences, Shanghai, November 5-8.
Xiangming Chen, “Global Imbalance and Regional Rebalancing: Does the Shifting Spatial
Concentration of China’s Export-Oriented Production Matter?” Invited to Beijing Forum, Peking
University, Beijing, November 5-8.
Xiangming Chen and Chang Liu (Trinity Class ’12), “The Reluctant Powerful Player: China On,
In, and Out of the Pan Yellow Sea Rim.” Invited to Korea’s Presidential Commission on Regional
Development (PCRD) International Conference, Jeju, Korea, July 6-9.
Xiangming Chen, “Shanghai Rising.” Invited to the Urban Change Seminar, organized by the
Copenhagen International Documentary Festival, November 12-14.
Xiangming Chen, “Shanghai Rising: Implications for Global City Research.” Invited by the
Shanghai Forum, Fudan University, May 10-12.
Xiangming Chen, “Between Strategic Choice and ‘Natural’ Evolution: The Advantages and
Challenges for the Regionalization of Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta.” Invited by the
Shanghai Forum, Fudan University, May 25-27.
Xiangming Chen, “Locating and Lengthening Global Production Chains in China: Opportunities
and Challenges in Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta.” Invited by the Center for Asian and
Pacific Studies and the Lundquist College of Business, the University of Oregon, Eugene, April 24.
Xiangming Chen, “The Bottom-Up Remaking of Asian Regionalism: Views from the Geoeconomic
Core and Periphery.” Invited for the Georgetown Conference on Korean Society, Georgetown
University, Washington, DC, December 14-15.
Xiangming Chen, “Untangling the Global-Local Economic Nexus in and Around Shanghai and the
Yangtze River Delta.” Invited for the Conference “City and State in 20th-Century East Asia,”
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, October 12-13.
Xiangming Chen, “Entry, Extension, Exit: Establishing an Alternative Model of the Global(izing)
City-Region via Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta.” Invited for the Second China Studies
Forum, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Shanghai, September 21-22.
Xiangming Chen, “Changing Urban Frontiers: Options and Opportunities, Limits and Limitations.”
Keynote speech at the 50th World Congress of the International Federation for Housing and
Planning (IFHP), Geneva, Switzerland, September 10-13.
Xiangming Chen, “Global Value Chains, Institutional Governance, and Industrial Upgrading in the
Greater Shanghai Region.” Graduate Institute of Building and Planning, National Taiwan
University; Department of Sociology, National Chengchi University; Graduate School of Social
Informatics, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan, June 22-26.
Xiangming Chen, “Where Is the Chain in the Region? The Structure and Mechanisms of GlobalLocal Economic Relations in Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta.” Shanghai University of
Finance and Economics, Shanghai, June 2.
Xiangming Chen, “Global-Local Value Chains, Institutional Governance, and Industrial Upgrading
in the Greater Shanghai Region.” Invited for the Session on Urban Progress and Governance, the
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4th International Convention of Asian Scholars, Shanghai, August 20-24.
2005b Xiangming Chen, “Entry, Extension, and Exit: Exploring the Spatial Structure and Institutional
Governance of Global Value Chains in the Greater Shanghai Region.” Invited for the Social
Organization of Urban Space workshop, the University of Chicago, April 28.
2005c Xiangming Chen, “Transnational Spaces on the Pacific Rim.” Invited for the Transnational Seminar
of the Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 18.
2005d Xiangming Chen, “Globalization and Local Inequality: Evidence from Shanghai.” Invited for the
International Conference “Income Distribution During the Transitional Period: Chinese
Experiences and International Comparisons,” organized by the Shanghai Academy of Social
Sciences, Shanghai, January 15-16.
2004a Xiangming Chen and Xun Wang, “A Globalizing City as the Regional Hub: Metropolitan
Extension, Value Chain Coordination, and Industrial Upgrading in the Greater Shanghai Region.”
Invited for the Plenary Session of the 4th International Symposium on 21st Century Shanghai
Development, sponsored by the Shanghai Returned Overseas Scholars Association, Shanghai, July
22-24.
2004b Xiangming Chen, “Bridging Boundaries and Transcending Territories: Connections and
Competitions Among Asia’s Ports Within and Across Reconfigured Subregional Spaces.” Invited
for the Symposium on “Enclave,” sponsored by the School of Architecture, the Center for
International and Area Studies, and the Center for the Study of Globalization, Yale University,
March 26-27.
2003a Xiangming Chen, “Globalization, Regional Integration, and Local Transformation in Asia: A Tale
of Two Transborder Subregions.” Invited for a workshop on regional cooperation and crossborder infrastructure sponsored by the Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo, December 912.
2003b Xiangming Chen, “Globalization, Sub(regional) Integration, and Local Transformation:
Reassessing the ‘Miracle’ of the South China-Hong Kong-Taiwan Economic Circle.” Invited for the
East Asian and Globalization Workshops, the University of Chicago, November 18.
2003c Xiangming Chen, a number of lectures on topics concerning globalization and regional integration
in Asia, Aalborg University in Denmark and the University of Helsinki in Finland, October 25November 3
2003d Xiangming Chen, “Magic or Myth? Social Capital and Its Consequences in the Asian, Chinese and
Vietnamese Contexts.” Invited for the International Conference “Modernization and Social
Transformation in Vietnam,” Hanoi, Vietnam, February 27-28.
2000 Xiangming Chen, “Chinese Social Capital as a Source of Transnational Subregionalism.” Invited
for an international workshop on social capital, Aspen Institute Berlin, Berlin, May 8-9.
1999a Xiangming Chen, “Both ‘Glue’ and ‘Lubricant’: The Role of Aggregate Social Capital in the AsiaPacific Transborder Subregions.” Invited for a workshop sponsored by the Pacific Basin Research
Center, the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, August 19-20.
1999b Xiangming Chen, “Chinese Cities in Their Regional and Global Contexts: A Comparative
Analysis.” Invited presentation at the International Conference “The Future of Chinese Cities: A
Research Agenda for the 21st Century,” Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Shanghai, July 2831.
1999c Xiangming Chen, “The Regional-Local Nexus in a Global Order: Two Transborder City Systems in
Northeast Asia.” Invited for the Special Session “Future of Northeast Asian Cities and the Strategic
Role of Korean Cities” of the 16th Pacific Regional Science Conference, Seoul, Korea, July 12-16.
1999d Xiangming Chen, “One China, Many (Sub)Regional Urban Systems: A Comparative Analysis,
1984-1996.” Invited for the Workshop “Internal Migration and Its Impacts on Chinese
Urbanization,” sponsored by the Center for Social and Demographic Analysis, University at
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Albany, SUNY, May 1.
Xiangming Chen, "The Relationship Between Economic and Social Development in China's
Northwestern Region." Invited for the Sixth Annual Conference on Modernization of China,
Lanzhou, Gansu Province, China, August 10-11.
1994a Xiangming Chen, "The Determinants of Urban Industrialization in China: A Test of Human
Ecological and Political Economy Models." Invited for a special session at the XIII World Congress
of Sociology, Bielefeld, Germany, July 18-23.
1994b Xiangming Chen, "Export Promotion, Regional Integration, and Global Competition: The Case of
the China-Hong Kong-Taiwan Triangle." Invited for the Conference on "Export Strategies in the
Developing World: Trade Policy in Historical and Comparative Perspective," the Global Studies
Research Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, March 19-20.
1998
Others:
2004
2002a
2002b
2001a
2001b
2000
1999a
1999b
1998a
1998b
1997a
1997b
Jiaming Sun and Xiangming Chen, “Plugging In and Reaching Out: Global Connections and
Global Consumption in Shanghai.” The North American Chinese Sociologists Association
conference, San Francisco, August 13.
Yuan Ren and Xiangming Chen, “Modernity vs. Tradition: Findings from a New Study in
Shanghai.” The North American Chinese Sociologists Association conference, Chicago, August 15.
Jiaming Sun and Xiangming Chen, “International Linkages and Global Consumption in
Shanghai.” The American Sociological Association annual meeting, Chicago, August 16-19.
Xiangming Chen, Dow Scott, and James Bishop, “From Forced to Flexible Loyalty: Predicting
Organizational Commitment in U.S.-Invested Enterprises in China.” Human Resources Global
Management Conference, Barcelona, Spain, June 19-22.
Xiangming Chen, “The Remaking of Shanghai in a Global Economy: The Process, Pain, and
Prospect.” The American Sociological Association annual meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 18-22.
Xiangming Chen, “Northeast Asian Cities in Transborder Regional Spaces.” The American
Sociological Association annual meeting, Washington, D.C., August 12-16.
Xiangming Chen, “Making the Global and Local Seamless: A Tale of Two Asia-Pacific
Transborder Subregions.” The annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, Chicago,
August 6-10.
Xiangming Chen, “The Global-Local Nexus in a Borderless Milieu: A Comparison of the Tumen
and Mekong River Subregions.” The ASEAN Inter-University Seminars on Social Development
“Southeast Asia into the 21st Century: Critical Transitions, Continuity and Change,” Prince of
Songkla University, Pattani, Thailand, June 16-18.
Xiangming Chen, "Bridging the Local State and the Global Economy: A Tale of Two Transborder
Subregions in East Asia," The International Conference on "City, State and Region in a Global
Order: Toward the 21st Century," Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan, December 19-20.
Xiangming Chen, Dow Scott, and James Bishop, "Will the Chinese Commit to Teams and
Organizations: When Established Theories Meet Uncertain Realities," The International Research
Conference on Management and Organizations in China, Hong Kong University of Science and
Technology, Hong Kong, January 15-17.
Xiangming Chen, "Reconceptualizing the Global-(Sub)Regionl Nexus: A Comparison of Two
Transborder Growth Triangles in Asia," The 46th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on
Asian Affairs, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, September 26-28.
Xiangming Chen with Robert Anderson, "Networking, Downloading, and Upgrading: The Chinese
Economic Triangle and Taiwan's Industrial Transition Through and Beyond 1997," The
International Conference on "Taiwan: State and Society in Transition," Center for East Asian and
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Pacific Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, September 21-23.
1997c Xiangming Chen, "Economic Globalization, Transborder Regionalization, and Local
Development," An International Working Conference on "Globalization and Local and Regional
Policy," cosponsored by the Great Cities Institute and the Institute for Research on Race and Public
Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, September 15-19.
1997d Xiangming Chen, "Regional Integration, Production Systems, and Export Competitiveness: The
Chinese Economic Triangle from 1979 to 1997 and Beyond," The Mini-Conference of the North
American Chinese Sociologists' Association (NACSA) on "The Chinese Triangle of MainlandTaiwan-Hong Kong: Comparative and Institutional Analyses," Toronto, August 8.
1997e Xiangming Chen, "Regional Integration, Political Transition, and Global Competition: The Chinese
Economic Triangle (CET) Through and Beyond 1997," The International Conference on "The
Transition to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China
(HKSARPRC)," Hong Kong, July 7-9.
1997f Xiangming Chen, "Regional Integration, Networked Production, and Technological Competition:
The Greater China Economic Circle Beyond 1997," The 1st International Conference on
Technology Policy and Innovation, The University of Macau, Macau, July 2-4.
1997g Xiangming Chen and Wei Huang, "'A Tale of Two Chinese Cities': The Impact of
Decentralization, Internationalization, and Marketization on the Development of Shanghai and
Shenzhen, 1979-1994." The Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting, Chicago, April
10-12.
1996a Xiangming Chen, "Economic Globalization and "Borderless" Regionalization: The Case of
Transnational Development Zones." The American Sociological Association annual meeting, New
York City, August 16-20.
1996b Elizabeth Weldon, Karen A. Jehn, Lorna Doucet, Xiangming Chen, and Zhong-Ming Wang,
"Conflict Management in US-Chinese Joint Ventures." The Academy of Management annual
meeting, Cincinnati, Ohio, August 9-14.
1996c Xiangming Chen and Wei Huang, "'A Tale of Two Chinese Cities': The Impact of
Decentralization, Marketization, and Internationalization on the Development of Shanghai and
Shenzhen, 1979-1994." The Asia-Pacific Regional Conference of Sociology, Quezon City, the
Philippines, May 28-30.
1996d Shunfeng Song, George S-F Chu, and Xiangming Chen, "Housing Consumption in Chinese
Cities." The 5th International Real Estate Conference, Orlando, Florida, May 23-25, 1996.
1996e Xiangming Chen, "Regional Integration, Production Systems, and Economic Competitiveness: The
Case of the China-Hong Kong-Taiwan Triangle, 1979-1997 and Beyond." The 22nd Annual Third
World Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 27-30.
1995 Xiangming Chen, "'Go West, But Also Go South': Taiwan's Outward Investment and Changing
Role in the Asia-Pacific Region," The International Conference on "Taiwan in Asia," University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 31-April 1.
1994a Xiangming Chen, "Capitalism in a Socialist Space Economy: The Locational Determinants of
Foreign Direct Investment in China." The XIII World Congress of Sociology, Bielefeld, Germany,
July 18-23.
1994b Xiangming Chen and Anthony M. Orum, "City-Building in the United States and China: An
Historical and Comparative Analysis." The International Conference on "Shaping the Urban
Future," the University of Bristol, England, July 11-13.
RESEARCH AND TEACHING GRANTS
2012
Coordinator and lead faculty for a Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE)
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2011
2010
2007
2003
2002
2001
1999a
1999b
1997a
1997b
1995a
1995b
1993a
1993b
1989
1989
September 2015
Implementation grant for Trinity College, Henry Luce Foundation ($400,000).
Coordinator and lead faculty for a Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE)
grant for Trinity College, Henry Luce Foundation ($50,000).
Grant for co-organizing a workshop on local shopping streets, from School of Social Development
and Public Policy, Fudan University, Shanghai ($8,000).
Grant for co-organizing a workshop on “Creating Cosmopolitan Communities: The Effects of
Migration, Gentrification, and Globalization on Local Shopping Streets,” The Fund for the
Advancement of the Discipline, American Sociological Association ($5,435).
Grant for co-organizing a workshop on global city-regions in Asia and Europe in Shanghai in May
2008, Alfred Herrhausen Society, Deutsche Bank, Germany ($25,000)
Grant for mentoring an urban sociologist at Al-Farabi Kazakh University in Almaty, Kazakhstan,
Open Society Institute, Hungary ($6,600).
MUCIA Travel Grant and International Development Seed Grant, University of Illinois at Chicago
(UIC) ($1,500).
Teaching grant for developing and offering a new course on globalization, the Honors College, UIC
($1,500).
Research grant (with Anthony Orum and Nancy Chen), Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for
International Exchange ($70,000).
Research grant, Pacific Basin Research Center, Soka University of America and Harvard University
($15,000).
Research grant (with Dow Scott and James Bishop), the Center for Human Resource Management,
University of Illinois ($25,600).
Summer research grant, the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, UIC ($1,500).
Research grant, Office of Social Science Research, UIC ($2,000).
Curriculum Development Grant (with Katheleen Crittenden, Richard Barrett, and James Norr),
Council for Effective Teaching and Learning, UIC ($3,170).
Research grant, the American Sociological Association/National Science Foundation Small Grant
Program ($3,000).
Research grant, the Pacific Cultural Foundation, Taiwan ($4,000).
Research grant, Campus Research Board, UIC ($4,000).
Research grants, Office of Social Science Research, UIC ($1,300).
AWARDS AND HONORS
2013-15Overseas advisor, Center for the Comparative Study of Globalization, Fudan University, Shanghai.
2012-13Advisory Board of Scholars, Research Project on “The 10 Traits of Globally Fluent Metros,” The
Brookings Institution, Washington DC.
2010- The Working Paper Series Editorial Advisory Board, The India and China Institute (ICI), The New
School, New York.
2009-12International Advisory Board, Journal of Borderlands Studies.
2009 Outstanding Service Award, Scholar Rescue Fund of the Institute of International Education, New
York.
2007-08Advisory Board, Global Value Change Project, BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt, Munich,
Germany.
2007 Acting Editor, City & Community (during January-May).
2006-09Editorial Board, City & Community.
2006-12Board of Trustees, Alfred Herrhausen Society, the International Forum of Deutsche Bank.
2005-12Advisory Board, the Urban Age Project, London School of Economics and Political Science.
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2004
2002
Award for a paper proposal for the World Society Foundation, Switzerland.
Elected to the Council of the Urban and Community Sociology Section of the American
Sociological Association.
1998-00President, the North American Chinese Sociologists' Association (NACSA)
1993 Fellowship award, the Joint Committee on Chinese Studies, the American Council of Learned
Societies and Social Science Research Council.
1987 Award for Best Conceptual Paper, the Eastern Academy of Management annual meeting, Boston,
Massachusetts, March.
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES (Selected Since 1995)
2014a Organizer, “The Changing Faces of Asian Cities: Toward New Theorizing,” the American
Sociological Association annual meeting, San Francisco, August 16-19.
2014b Co-organizer, “The Street and the Urban Public Sphere: Diversity, Difference, Inequality,” the
International Sociological Association meeting, Yokohama, Japan, July 13-19.
2013a International expert for the “China’s Urbanization” project, the World Bank, April-July.
2013b International expert for the “Urban Development in the Greater Mekong Subregion” project, the
Asian Development Bank, April-May.
2012a Invited discussant, The Session on “Green Growth Planning for Developing and Emerging
Countries: Best Practices and Challenges,” The 6th Urban Research and Knowledge Symposium,
“Rethinking Cities, Framing the Future,” Barcelona, Spain, October 8-10.
2012b Panelist, Community and Urban Sociology Invited Session, “Utopia or Dystopia: Comparing Cities
in the Global North/Global South.” American Sociological Association annual meeting, Denver,
August 17-20.
2012c Chair, Session on “The Road and Pattern of Asia’s Urbanization.” The Sub-Forum “Asia’s
Urbanization and Urban Transition for 2011-2020,” Shanghai Forum, Fudan University, May 2628.
2012d Chair, Session on “Narratives of Everyday Diversity on Local Shopping Streets: New York,
Berlin, Tokyo, Toronto,” Eastern Sociological Society annual meeting, February 23-26.
2011 Chair, Session on “Urban Density and Health,” Hong Kong Urban Age Conference “Cities, Health
and Well-Being,” Hong Kong, November 16-17.
2010 Invited commentator, “Emerging Cross-Border Mega-City Regions and Sustainable
Transportation” an international conference jointly organized by The East-West Center and The
Korea Transport Institute, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 12-13.
2008a Organizer, Session on “Cross-National Sociology,” American Sociological Association, Boston,
August 1-4.
2008b Lead organizer, International Conference on “The Diversity and Dynamics of Globalizing CityRegions,” Fudan University, Shanghai, May 31-June 1.
2008c International expert for the “Territorial Review on Trans-Border Linkages” project, OECD, October
28-November 5.
2007a Invited panelist, a workshop “Eurasian Borderlands in Theory and Practice,” the University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, April 13.
2007b Invited discussant, the Midwest Sociological Society annual meeting, Chicago, April 4-7.
2005a Invited presenter, a workshop on Dongtan development, sponsored by the Shanghai Industrial
Investment Company and Arup of United Kingdom, Shanghai, China, August 24.
2005b Invited presider, respondent, and summing up, Urban Age Shanghai Conference, organized by
London School of Economics and Political Science and Alfred Herrhausen Society of Deutsche
Bank, Shanghai, China, July 7-9.
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2004
Organizer, the Session on “The Global-Local Nexus in Comparative Perspective,” the 36th World
Congress of Sociology, Beijing, China, July 7-11.
2002-03 Student Paper Award Committee, the Urban and Community Sociology Section of the American
Sociological Association.
2002a Invited discussant, the Conference “Cities in China: The Next Generation of Urban Research,”
University at Albany, June 14-16.
2002b Co-organizer, international conference “Shanghai’s Renaissance in the Global Economy: Lessons
from Western and Asian World Cities,” Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, May 18-19.
2001 Organizer, Special session on “Asia’s Globalizing Cities in the 21st Century: Opportunities and
Obstacles,” the American Sociological Association annual meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 18-22.
2000a Chair, the Asia and Asian American Section Regular Session, the American Sociological
Association annual meeting, Washington, D.C., August 12-16.
2000b Co-organizer, a conference sponsored by North American Chinese Sociologists’ Association,
Washington, D.C., August 11.
1999-02 Member, Advisory Board for Urban China Research Network, University at Albany, SUNY.
1999a Co-organizer, “Transformations and Continuities: Chinese Societies in the 21st Century,” a
conference sponsored by the North American Chinese Sociologists Association, Chicago, August 5.
1999b Presider, the Roundtable on “Institutional Analyses of Chinese Firms and Business Relationships,”
sponsored by the Asia and Asian American Section, the American Sociological Association annual
meetings, Chicago, August 6-10.
1997-00 Board member, the North American Chinese Sociologists' Association.
1997a Panel chair, the session on networks, the Mini-Conference of the North American Chinese
Sociologists' Association on "The Chinese Triangle of Mainland-Taiwan-Hong Kong: Comparative
and Institutional Analyses," Toronto, August 8.
1997b Panel chair for two sessions, the 1st International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation,
The University of Macau, July 2-4.
1995 Discussant, the annual meeting of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, University of
Missouri, St. Louis, October 13-15.
College and University-Level Services at
University of Illinois at Chicago:
- Director, LAS Asian Studies, 2006-2007
- Asian American Faculty Search Committee, 2006-2007
- College of LAS Executive Committee, 2004-2005
- Co-coordinator, The Faculty Globalization Group, 2001-2003
- Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Asian Americans, 2001-2002
- Study of Abroad Office Advisory Board, 2001-2005
- Chair, LAS International Studies Program, 2001-2004
- LAS International Studies Committee, 1999-2007
- LAS Asian Studies Committee, 1999-2007
- Chancellor’s Licensed Apparel Committee, 2000-2001
- CUPPA and LAS Major in Urban Studies Committee, 1999-2000
- Social Sciences Subcommittee, Campus Research Board, 1997-2000
- Elected to Faculty Senate, 1997-2000
- LAS Quorum Committee, Fall 1996
- Faculty Advisory Committee, the China Statistics Archives, 1990
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Departmental Services:
- Head Search Committee, 2002-2003.
- Director of Graduate Studies, 2002-2005
- Co-chair, Urban Sociology Exploratory Committee, 2002
- Departmental Advisory Committee (elected), 1989-1991, 1995-1997, 1998-2000, 2001-2002, 20032005, 2006-2007
- Departmental Graduate Committee, 1990-1992, 1994-1997, 1999-2005, 2006-2007
- Departmental Recruitment Committee, 1997-1998
- Coordinator, the Departmental China Seminar and subsequently the International, Comparative, and
Asian Societies (ICAS) colloquium and program group, 1994-1998, 2000-2005.
- Faculty Advisory Committee, the New Ethnic and Immigrant Congregations Project (directed by
Professor Steve Warner), 1993.
HAVE REVIEWED FOR:
American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, Social Forces, Social Problems,
The Sociological Perspectives, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Research in Social
Stratification and Mobility, Urban Affairs Review, Journal of Urban Affairs, Urban Studies,
International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Environment and Planning A, Built
Environment, City & Community, City & Society, City, Culture and Society, Cities: The
International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and
Society, Journal of Borderlands Studies, Annals of the American Association of Geographers,
Political Geography, Eurasian Geography and Economics, Regional Studies, Regional
Development Studies, Review of International Political Economy, China Quarterly, Asian and
Pacific Migration Journal, Applied Population and Policy, Policy Studies Journal, Journal of
Family Issues, Journal of Gerontology, Research on Aging, IEEE: Transactions on Engineering
Management
- Cambridge University Press
- State University of New York Press
- Routledge
- Palgrave Macmillan Publishers
- HarperCollins College Publishers
- Longman Publishers
- Wiley-Blackwell
- Lexington Books
- National Science Foundation (Sociology Program, Geography and Regional
Science Program, The United States-China Cooperative Program)
- Ford Foundation (China Social Development Program)
- John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (Program on Global Security and Sustainability)
- The German Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development
- Academia Sinica (Taiwan)
- Urban China Research Network, University at Albany
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
American Sociological Association
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North American Chinese Sociologists Association
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