Jia Lu, Ph.D.


Ph.D., City & Regional Planning, The Ohio St
ate University.

Dr. Lu also holds a Bachelor's degree in architecture and a Master degree in community planning.  Her design has contributed to construction of a variety of buildings now standing in China.  Dr. Lu is a recipient of the American Council of Learned Societies Research Fellowship (2011-2013), as well as being a collaborator in projects funded by the National Science Foundation.

Courses taught
: Regional Planning and Environmental Management, Urban Community Planning,  Resources, Society and Environment, World Regional Geography, Introduction to Land Forms, etc.

Research interests: Spacial analysis and urban modeling, GIS applications in geography and public health,population and employment analyses,  land use analyses, geography of China, city planning and urban development, as well as its environmental impact in China, etc.