Han Li

Asst. Professor

Locator Code:
2221

 
About
As an urban economic geographer and social scientist, the central issue of his research is achieving a better understanding of our urban space from the perspectives of multi-scale, multi-mechanism, and multi-dimension. Han’s research is focused on technical advancements in big data technology, GIS spatial modeling, remote sensing, and spatial econometrics. Relying on the technical advancements in big data technology, GIS spatial modeling, remote sensing, and spatial econometrics, his current research follows the institutional, cultural, and social branches in economic geography to examine the spatial organization of human economic activates in an urban environment of China, Southeast Asia, and the United States. The specific contributions are focused on urbanization and urban expansion in China and Southeast Asia, as well as housing and urban sustainability in the United States, where widening environmental issues and social unrest have attracted increasing attention from scholars, policymakers, and significant international organizations.
Career

Education

2016Ph.D. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2012 University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
2009B.S. Wuhan University, Wuhan, China

Professional Experience

2018 - Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Department of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Miami
2016 - 2018Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Geography, University of Utah
Research

Publications

Huang, Z., He, C., & Li, H. "Local Government Intervention, Firm-Government Connection and Industrial Land Expansion in China" 206-222, 42(2), (Journal of Urban Affairs. 2019).


Li, H., Wei, Y.H.D., & Wu, Y. "Urban Amenity, Human Capital and Employment Distribution in Shanghai" 91, 102025, (Habitat International. 2019).