I am currently an Associate Professor of Geography at National Taiwan University. My works on cinema, literature, cultural studies, and global cities have been published in the Quarterly Review of Film and Video; Journal of Narrative Theory; Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies; Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies; and, Router: A Journal of Cultural Studies, among others. In 2004 my book Walking Between Slums and Skyscrapers: Illusions of Open Space in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Shanghai was published by Hong Kong University Press. I received an Academia Sinica Research Award for Junior Research Investigators in 2005.
Research interests: biopolitics and cultural governance, emerging social subject, cultural identity, social/cultural text and discourse analysis.