Ph.D., Cornell University
Areas of Research： Urban Policy and Governance, Housing Policy, Urban Social Geography, Sustainable Development, New Institutionalism Theory
Zhilin LIU is an associate professor in the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University, China. Her research interests include urban planning and governance, affordable housing policy, and sustainable development. She is particularly interested in policy and governance issues that promote equity and sustainability of China’s rapid urbanization and development, and has published extensively in English and Chinese peer review journals. Her recent research projects concerns the following issues:
Zhilin Liu received her Ph.D in city and regional planning from Cornell University, USA, in August 2007. Since joining the faculty in public policy and management at Tsinghua, she has taught courses in research design, analytic methods, and urban development and planning for Ph.D, MPA, and MID students. She is also a nonresident fellow of the Brookings Institute based in the Brookings-Tsinghua Center, and a joint research fellow of the Lincoln Institute-Peking University Center for Urban Development and Land Policy.