Yu Chen

Dr. Yu Chen is a postdoctoral research associate with CGEN’s Sustainable Peri-Urbanization (SPUr) Initiative. He received his Ph.D. in sociology and M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. His research focuses on housing and urban development in Latin America and East Asia, from a community-based and comparative perspective. He has conducted ethnographic research in Mexico, Cuba and China.