Yehua Dennis Wei

Yehua Dennis Wei is a Professor of Geography and Senior Scholar in the Institute of Public and International Affairs at the University of Utah. He earned his B.A. in Economic Geography and Urban Planning from Hangzhou University, M.S. in Human Geography from the Nanjing Institute of Geography of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, M.A. in Urban Studies and M.A. in Geography from the University of Akron, and Ph.D. in Geography from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Professor Wei’s research interests include regional and urban development, urbanization, globalization, land use, GIS spatial analysis and China.

Representative Publications

Li, Han, et al. “Administrative hierarchy and urban land expansion in transitional China.” Applied Geography 56 (2015): 177-186.

Wei, Y.H. Dennis. “Network Linkages and Local Embeddedness of Foreign Ventures in China: The Case of Suzhou Municipality.” Regional Studies 49.2 (2015): 287-299.

Wei, YH Dennis, and Ingo Liefner. “Globalization, Industrial Restructuring, and Regional Development in China.” Applied Geography 32.1 (2012): 102-105.

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