Research Interests:  Environmental justice, sustainability planning, community development, participatory planning, urban studies, human-centered design

Refereed Journal Articles:

Li, N., Chan, D., Mao, Q., Hsu, K., Zhiyong, F. (2018). “Urban sustainability education: Challenges and pedagogical experiments.” Habitat International, 71(1): 70-80.  https://doi.org/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 L. Abendroth & B. Bell (Eds.), Public Interest Design Education Guidebook: Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies (pp. 147-153). New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Book Reviews:

Chan, D. (2019). “Urban Design Thinking: A Conceptual Toolkit by Kim Dovey.” Technology|Architecture + Design, 3(1): 119-121. https://doi.org/10.1080/24751448.2019.1571841

Conference Papers:

Li, N., Chan, D., Hsu, K., Fu, Z., & Mao, Q. (2017). “ICT-Enabled Cross-Cultural Education in Sustainable Urbanization.” Conference Proceedings for American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering. Seattle, Washington. 25-27 June 2017. https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784480830.006

Chan, D., Hsu. K., Rogers, M. (2015). “Renewing places for people: Training human-centered designers and 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.

Other Writing and Reports:

Chan, D. (2018). “Sustainable communities for whom: cultural tactics in the pursuit of ecological sustainability.” Harvard Asian American Policy Review, 28(1), 52-57.

Chan, D. (2018). “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