Faculty article earns GPEIG Faculty honorable mention

October 7, 2019

A journal article by assistant professor Mi Shih received an honorable mention award by the Global Planning Educators Interest Group (GPEIG) Faculty Best Journal Article Award Committee, it was announced in September. The article ‘Development Rights: Regulating Vertical Urbanism in Taiwan’ published in Planning Theory and Practice (Volume 19, 2018).

In the award selection, the committee noted that “the article is an original and important topic whose application extends beyond Taiwan to large cities globally and also draws a strong link between planning ideology and planning regulations.”

The award was presented at the 2019 ACSP conference in Greenville, SC in October.

Dr. Shih she teaches graduate courses in Planning Methods and International Urbanization and Housing Issues, while at the undergraduate level she teaches Research Methods and The Urban World.

Dr. Shih’s research involves two major areas. While building on ethnographic fieldwork methods, she examines Chinese urbanization, particularly focusing on the role of the state, shifting urban-rural boundaries, displacement, people’s livelihood changes, and social conflicts over land development. Utilizing mixed research methods, her second research area focuses on planning regulation, land development rights, land assembly instruments, and discursive and institutional practices of value capture in urban development in Taiwan. She has published numerous articles in scholarly and professional journals including International Development and Planning ReviewPlanning Theory & PracticeLand Use PolicyJournal of Planning Education and ResearchEnvironment and Planning A, and Urban Studies.

Recent Posts

Heldrich Report: NJ’s Energy-Efficiency Workforce Needs

New Jersey's Energy-Efficiency Workforce Needs, Infrastructure, and Equity Assessment New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s Energy Master Plan and Executive Order 315 set a goal to reduce fossil fuel usage to 100% clean energy by 2035. The Executive Order also called for...

Shaul Picker Receives 2024 Mortensen-Voorhees Award

Shaul Picker is the 2024 recipient of the Mortensen-Voorhees Award for Achievement in Transportation Studies. This award is granted annually to the highest-achieving student with a concentration in transportation at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Urban Planning and...

NJSPL – Key Insights from Early Offshore Wind Implementation

By Jessica Parineet Offshore wind development is in its early stages in the United States, with just under one gigawatt (GW) of utility scale capacity constructed. State decarbonization goals have catalyzed industry progress thus far, however the Biden administration...

EJB Talks: Political Update with Stuart Shapiro and Amy Cobb

Analyzing Trump's Guilty Verdict and the 2024 Election Outlook Stuart Shapiro welcomes back Amy Cobb MPAP '18 for a political update in the final EJB Talks episode of the spring 2024 season. They discuss the potential consequences of Trump's guilty verdict for...

Racial composition of road users, traffic citations, and police stops

Significance This study pioneers in mapping the racial composition of roads. Our findings highlight a disproportionate rate of citations for moving violations among Black drivers through both speed camera enforcement but more so via police stops, challenging the...

Upcoming Events