Faculty

Cindy Fan


Vice Provost for International Studies and Global Engagement


Contact Information

Email    fan@geog.ucla.edu; cfan@international.ucla.edu
Office  11343 BUNCHE
Phone  3108254921

Cindy Fan (Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1989) is a Professor in the Department of Geography with research interests in population, migration, regional development, gender, ethnicity, and China. She is also Vice Provost for International Studies and Global Engagement, past Chair of the Department of Asian American Studies and former Associate Dean of Social Sciences.

Education

Ph.D. Geography, Ohio State University, 1985-1989

M.Phil. Geography, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1982-1984

B.A. Geography, University of Hong Kong, 1978-1981

Awards

American Council on Education Fellowship, 2013-2014. 

Distinguished Teaching Award, UCLA, 2011-2012. 

C. Doris and Toshio Hoshide Distinguished Teaching Prize in Asian American Studies, 2010-2011. 

Outstanding Service Award, China Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers, 2008.

Selected Publications

Research

Population, migration, regional development and policy, inequality, gender, ethnicity in North America, post-Mao China.

Grants

“Migration, Policy, and Household Strategies in China, 1985-2004," National Science Foundation, 2005-2010. 

“Marriage Migration in China: Structure, Agency, and Socialist Transition,” National Science Foundation, 2000-2003. 

“Collaborative Research: Recent Migration in China and the Impact of the Hukou System,” National Science Foundation, 1997-2001. 

“Internal Migration in China: The Hukou System, Labor Market and Social Change,” Luce Foundation (subcontract), 1997-2002. 

“Regional Policy, Spatial Polarization and Inequality in China, 1982-1990," National Science Foundation, 1993-1995.

Previous Courses by Term

2015 Winter Quarter

Contemporary China

2014 Spring Quarter

Does 21st Century Belong to China? Geographical Perspectives on Chinese Inequality and Regional Development

2013 Summer Session

Field Studies in International and Area Studies

Variable Topics Research Seminars: International Development Studies -- Senior Seminar

2011 Fall Quarter

Population Geography

Contemporary China

2010 Fall Quarter

Population Geography

Contemporary China

2009 Fall Quarter

Contemporary China

Geography of Contemporary China

2009 Winter Quarter

Population Geography

2008 Fall Quarter

Contemporary China

Geography of Contemporary China

2008 Winter Quarter

Population Geography

2007 Fall Quarter

Contemporary China

Geography of Contemporary China

2006 Spring Quarter

Contemporary China

2005 Spring Quarter

Contemporary China

Geography of Contemporary China

2003 Fall Quarter

Population Geography

Contemporary China

2002 Fall Quarter

Population Geography

Contemporary China

2000 Fall Quarter

Contemporary China

1999 Fall Quarter

Population Geography

Contemporary China

1998 Fall Quarter

Population Geography

1997 Fall Quarter

Previous Courses by Course

GEOG 98T
Does 21st Century Belong to China? Geographical Perspectives on Chinese Inequality and Regional Development

2014 Spring Quarter

I A STD 110B
Field Studies in International and Area Studies

2013 Summer Session

I A STD 110A
Field Studies in International and Area Studies

2013 Summer Session

GEOG 142
Population Geography

1999 Fall Quarter

2002 Fall Quarter

1998 Fall Quarter

2003 Fall Quarter

2011 Fall Quarter

2009 Winter Quarter

2010 Fall Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

GEOG 142

1997 Fall Quarter

GEOG 186
Contemporary China

2002 Fall Quarter

2000 Fall Quarter

1999 Fall Quarter

2003 Fall Quarter

2008 Fall Quarter

2005 Spring Quarter

2015 Winter Quarter

2010 Fall Quarter

2009 Fall Quarter

2006 Spring Quarter

2007 Fall Quarter

2011 Fall Quarter

GEOG 186

1997 Fall Quarter

INTL DV 191
Variable Topics Research Seminars: International Development Studies -- Senior Seminar

2013 Summer Session

GEOG 286
Geography of Contemporary China

2009 Fall Quarter

2008 Fall Quarter

2007 Fall Quarter

2005 Spring Quarter