Jia-Ching Chen

Jia-Ching Chen head shot
Assistant Professor

Office Location

2103 SSMS

Bio

Jia-Ching Chen is an urban, development, and environmental studies researcher and Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Currently, his interests are in China's role in shaping the global green economy and the spread of Chinese planning expertise through its international development activities. He also has professional experience in social movements and organized labor. Dr. Chen received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, in City & Regional Planning with a designated emphasis in Global Metropolitan Studies and outside fields in Geography and Anthropology. 

 

Courses

Global Perspectives on Society and Environment (Winter 2016)

Global Political Ecologies (Spring 2017)