Hao (Hope) Zhuang
Visiting Fellow, Natural Resources and the Environment
Hao Zhuang is an environmental social scientist whose research focuses on environmental governance, civil society organizations and environmental laws and litigation in China.
Hao is a Visiting Fellow with the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment. Hao received her master’s and Ph.D. degree from Cornell. Before coming back to academia, she has been a practitioner working in international conservation NGOs for more than 15 years, specialized in environment conservation and environmental policy. In the current capacity, Hao continues and expands her research to advance the understanding of private enforcement of environmental policy through an empirical analysis of contemporary developments in China. Her research explores the interaction between private enforcement, government prosecutors, and judicial decision-making based on structured methods across academic disciplines and different governance systems in China and US.
•Zhuang, Hao, and Steven A. Wolf. "Environmental public interest litigation: new roles for civil society organizations in environmental governance in China."Environmental Sociology(2021): 1-14.
•Zhuang, Hao, James P. Lassoie, and Steven A. Wolf. "Ecotourism development in China: prospects for expanded roles for non-governmental organizations."Journal of Ecotourism10, no. 1 (2011): 46-63.
•Ph.D. Natural Resources, Cornell University
•MPS, International Agriculture and Rural Development, Cornell University
•B.S. Economics, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China
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