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B.S. Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1989; M.S. Graduate Institute of Building and Planning, National Taiwan University, 1992; Ph.D., Urban Planning and Policy, Rutgers University, 2000
Research Interests: Neoliberalism, urban regeneration, housing policies, and gender
Teaching Interests: economic geography, urban geography, social geography, urban planning, gender and urban planning, global cities, East Asian development
Dr. Yi Ling Chen joined the Global & Area Studies Program and Geography Department in Fall 2010. Prior to joining UW, she was a faculty member at the College of Environmental Studies at National Dong Hwa University in Taiwan from 2003 to 2010. She has also served as a consultant for local government and non-government organizations (NG0's) in Taiwan. She has been actively participating in grassroots movements on environment and social housing. She has received five research grants from Taiwan's National Science Council. Yi-Ling loves to travel. She and her husband, a professor in mathematics at UW, have a daughter, Elisa, born in Laramie in 2007.
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Refereed Journal Articles
Yi-Ling Chen and William Li. 2010. "Neoliberalisation, State and Housing Market: Transformation of Housing Policies in Taiwan." Journal of Geographical Science. 59: 105-131 (In Chinese).
Yi-Ling Chen. 2006. "Housing and Single Mothers in the KMT Regime of Taiwan, 1949~2000." Geography Research Forum. Vol. 26, pp. 93-114.
Refereed Chapters in Books
Chen, Yi-Ling and William Li. 2011, "Neo-liberalism, the Developmental State and Housing Policy in Taiwan," in Bae-Gyoon Park, Asato Saito, and Richard Child Hill (eds.), Locating Neoliberalism in East Asia: Neoliberalizing Spaces in Developmental States. Studies in Urban and Social Change Series, Blackwell Publishing.
Bih, Herng-Dar and Yi-Ling Chen. 2011. "Neoliberalization and the Invisibility of Women's Housing Problems in Taiwan," pp. 152-170 in Patricia Kennett and Kam Wah Chan (eds). Women and Housing: An international Analysis. London & New York: Routledge.
Yi-Ling Chen. 2005. "Chapter 5: Provision for Collective Consumption: Housing Production under Neoliberalism," pp. 99-119 in Reginald Y.W. Kwok (ed.), Globalizing Taipei: The Political Economy of Spatial Development. London & New York: Routledge.
Yi-Ling Chen. 2010. "Identity politics and cultural-led regeneration in Hualien City, Taiwan." 2010 AESOP (Association of European Schools of Planning) conference proceeding. AOSEP. digital proceeding.
Huang, Lee-Fang, Won-Ling Tsai, and Yi-Ling Chen. 2003, "Housing Conditions of Shell-less Single mothers in Taipei City," pp. 675-689 in the Conference Proceeding of the 13th Annual Conference of ROC Housing Studies, Taiwan (in Chinese).
Non-Refereed Chapters in Books
Yi-Ling Chen. 2005. "Gender and Space Research Center and me." pp. 187-191 in 10th anniversary of Gender and Space Research Center in National Taiwan University. Taipei, Taiwan: Graduate Institute of Building and Planning, National Taiwan University. (in Chinese)
Yi-Ling Chen. 2005. "Do we have housing problems?" pp. 7-10 in Guide for Rental Housing Search for the Disadvantaged People. Taipei, Taiwan: Tsui-ma-ma Organization (a tenant's organization in Taiwan). This article is recommended by the Social Housing Coalition as one of the major discourses for social housing in Taiwan. (in Chinese)