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Dr. Liou Xie


Associate Professor of Geography & Environmental Studies

I am systematically trained as an urban and economic geographer, with a focus on urban sustainability issues including land uses/the built environment, transportation systems, sustainable communities and place-making. More specifically, my work is situated into the following three interlinked subcategories:

  1. Urban spatial and social transformations
  2. Urban transportation and land use development
  3. The urbanization process in developing countries
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in Urban Sustainability, Arizona State University, 2012
    • M.Phil in Urban and Economic Geography, The University of Hong Kong, 2008
    • B.Sc. in Resources and Environment Planning and Management (Geography), Beijing Normal University, Beijing, 2002
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