Jiang, Hong 姜鴻

CCS Faculty
Associate Professor, Geography
Saunders 415
Email: hjiang@hawaii.edu

BS 1985 Geography, Beijing Normal University, China
MA 1994 Geography, Clark University
PhD 1997 Geography, Clark University

Cultural geography of the environment, perception of nature, environmental ideology and politics; minority people and resource use in China, China’s western region


  • Jiang, Hong. 1999. The Ordos Plateau of China: An endangered environment. Tokyo: United Nations University Press. p. 210.
  • Reynolds, J. F., D. M. Stafford Smith, E. F. Lambin et al. (one of 17 authors). 2007. Global desertification: Building a science for dryland development. Science. Vol. 316, May 2007, 847-851.
  • Jiang, Hong. 2007. Grassland campaigns in China’s collective era: Socialist politics and local initiatives in Uxin Ju, a “Pastoral Dazhai”. In P. Ho and R. L. Edmonds (eds.) China’s Environmental Activism. London: Rutledge. 92-110.
  • Jiang, Hong. 2006. Poaching state politics in socialist China: Uxin Ju’s grassland campaign during 1958-1966.Geographical Review 96 (4): 633-656.
  • Jiang, Hong 2006. Decentralization, ecological construction, and the environment in post-reform China: Case study from Uxin banner, Inner Mongolia. World Development. 34 (11): 1907-1921.
  • Jiang, Hong. 2006. Fences, ecologies, and changes in pastoral life: Sandy land reclamation in Inner Mongolia, China. In Karl Zimmerer ed., Globalization and new geographies of conservation. University of Chicago Press. 296-314.
  • Jiang, Hong. 2005. Grassland management and views of nature in China since 1949: Regional policies and local changes in Uxin Ju, Inner Mongolia. Geoforum 36 (5): 641-653.
  • Jiang, Hong. 2004. Cooperation, land use, and the environment in Uxin Ju: A changing landscape of a Mongolian-Chinese borderland in China. Annals of Association of American Geographers 94 (1): 117-139
  • Jiang, Hong. 2003. Stories remote sensing images can tell: Integrating remote sensing analysis with ethnographic research in the study of cultural landscape. Human Ecology 31(2): 215-232.
  • Jiang, Hong. 2002. Culture, ecology, and nature’s changing balance: Sandification on Mu Us Sandy Land, Inner Mongolia, China. In J. F. Reynolds and D. M. Stafford Smith eds., Global desertification: Do humans cause deserts? Berlin: Dahlem University Press. 181-196.