Research Interests: Sustainability planning, community development, participatory planning, urban studies pedagogy

Refereed Journal Articles:

Li, N., Chan, D., Mao, Q., Hsu, K., Zhiyong, F. (2018). Urban sustainability education: Challenges and pedagogical experiments. Habitat International 71: pp. 70-80. DOI: 10.1016/j.habitatint.2017.11.012 

Book Chapters:

Chan, D. (2018). “Addressing Air Pollution Impacts on Senior Citizens in Beijing, China: The International Urbanization Seminar” in Abendroth, Lisa M., and Bryan Bell, eds. Public Interest Design Education Guidebook: Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies. ISBN: 9781138646636.

Scholarly Writing:

Chan, D., Mancke, C., Noval, T. (In Press). “Fluid Cities: Interdisciplinary Shared Spaces for Imaginative Thinking and Collaboration” in Segantini, M. (ed). AMPS Proceedings Series 15. Conference Proceedings for Tangible – Intangible Heritage(S) – Design, Social And Cultural Critiques On The Past, The Present And The Future, sponsored by the University of East London, London, UK. 13 – 15 June 2018. ISSN 2398-9467

Chan, D. (2019). “Urban Design Thinking: A Conceptual Toolkit” by Kim Dovey. Technology|Architecture + Design, pp. 119-121. DOI: 10.1080/24751448.2019.1571841

Chan, D. (2018). “Sustainable Communities for Whom: Cultural Tactics in the Pursuit of Ecological Sustainability.” Harvard Asian American Policy Review 28: pp. 52-57.

Li, N., Chan, D., Hsu, K., Fu, Z., & Mao, Q. (2017). ICT-Enabled Cross-Cultural Education in Sustainable Urbanization. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering: pp. 43-50. DOI: 10.1061/9780784480830.006

Chan, D., Hsu. K., Rogers, M. (2015). “Renewing Places for People: Training Human-Centered Designers & Planners to Foster Inclusive Cities.” Conference Proceedings for the Future of Places III, sponsored by the Ax:son Johnson Foundation, United Nations Human Settlements Program, and Project for Public Spaces. Stockholm, Sweden. 29 June – 1 July 2015.

Chan, D. and Hsu, K. (2015). “The Human Cities Approach to Healthy and Resilient Cities.” Conference Proceedings for Healthy City, Resilient City, sponsored by Asia Society and Urban Land Institute, Beijing, China.  20-22 April 2015. pp. 26-27.

Other Writing and Reports:

Chan, D. (2018, March 28). What Counts as 'Real' City Planning? CityLab. Retrieved from https://www.citylab.com/equity/2018/03/what-counts-as-real-city-planning/556082/

Chan, D. (2016). Four Pillars of Sustainability: A Field Guide to Cities. Stanford Digital Repository. Retrieved from https://purl.stanford.edu/cz221jb6158

Chan, D., Langlois, L., Wu, C. (2013). Chinatown Broadway Street Design Final Report. Submitted to California Department of Transportation and San Francisco Planning Department.

Chan, D., Shull, A., Wong, S. (2010). Chinatown Pedestrian Safety Master Plan and Pedestrian Safety Needs Assessment. Submitted to California Office of Traffic Safety and San Francisco Department of Public Health.