Dr Jessie Li

Dr. Jie Li (Jessie) joined the department of SSHM as a postdoctoral research associate to work on the project Mental Health, Migration, and the Chinese Mega-City. She is an urban geographer trained at Peking University in China (BA) and The University of Hong Kong (PhD). Her past research has been on urban planning and urban governance in China, particularly focusing on new town development in Shanghai from the perspective of urban entrepreneurialism, and the underlying governance structure and power relations. Her current research interests include the mental health of internal migrants in Shanghai and its relationships with the urban social and built environment.

Projects & Grants:
Mental Health, Migration and the Megacity, £650,000 approx. ESRC Newton Fund

Li, J., Liu, X., Liu, J. and Li, W. (2016) City profile: Taipei. Cities, 55, 1-8

Liu, J., Li, J., Li, W., and Shaw, J., (2015) Featured graphic: Mapping ethnic migration in mainland China from early 1960s to 2010. Environment and Planning A 47 (12):1-3. (Graphic article)

Links: PURE

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Strand Campus
King’s College London
London WC2R 2LS

Email: jie.1.li@kcl.ac.uk