Office Location: Old Main 226
Guizhen Ma is a doctoral student with emphasis on environmental sociology and demography,trying to analyze the relationship between environment and migration under the direction of Dr.Peggy Petrzelka. She is interested in natural resource/environmental issues, such as China’s forest
tenure reform and landscape change caused by rural bound migration in the U.S. She also likes to explore migration issues, such as environmental impact of immigration.She had been teaching in economics at a forest university in China for years. Her concern about social changes accompanying economic growth in China led her into sociological study, with the hope to gain in-depth understanding of society.