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MIHYE CHO

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Social Sciences
Discipline: Sociology
Pillar / Cluster: Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Publications

Books

 

Peer-reviewed Articles

 

Book Chapters & Others

  • Learning through ‘Design’: How undergraduates in Singapore learn to become engineers (with Chia, A), In Realities and Aspirations for Asian Youth: Education, Training, and Employment (Skelton and Naafs eds.), Routledge (forthcoming)
  • Jon Dunbar’s Leftover Seoul, Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review, vol. 29, 2018
  • Introduction (with K. Chong), In: Creative Ageing Cities:Urban Design with Older People in High-density Asian Cities (co-edited with K. Chong), Routledge, 2018.
  • Fostering Government-Citizen Collaboration and Inter-generational Cooperation (J. Kim), In: Creative Ageing Cities:Urban Design with Older People in High-density Asian Cities (co-edited with K. Chong), Routledge, 2018.
  • Conclusion:  (with K. Chong), In: Creative Ageing Cities:Urban Design with Older People in High-density Asian Cities (co-edited with K. Chong), Routledge, 2018.
  • Successful Aging in High-density City: A review of Singapore’s urban policies (with Chong, K. H., Loo, D. and Zheng, J.), In: International Perspectives on Age-friendly Cities, Taylor and Francis, 2015. https://www.routledge.com/International-Perspectives-on-Age-Friendly-Cities/Fitzgerald-Caro/p/book/9780415720717
  • Appropriating Traditions in Contested Space: Placemaking by the elderly in Singapore and Seoul (with Chong, K), Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Working Paper Series 261: 40-63
  • Turning the Hong-dae area into a Cool Cultural District in Seoul, In: New Economic Spaces in Asian Cities: from Industrial Restructuring to the Cultural Turn, (eds), P W Daniels, K C Ho and T A Hutton, London: Routledge, 2012. https://www.routledge.com/New-Economic-Spaces-in-Asian-Cities-From-Industrial-Restructuring-to-the/Daniels-Ho-Hutton/p/book/9780415567732

 

Research Projects

  • New Urban Kampong, 2017-2020
  • Liveable Places: A building environmental modeling approach for dynamic place making, 2014-2018
  • Creative aging city, 2011-2015
  • Asian cities: livability, sustainability, diversity, and spaces of encounter, 2011-2014

 

 

 

EDUCATION BACKGROUND

  • PhD Sociology, Bielefeld University (Germany), 2008
  • MA Cultural Policy Studies, University of Warwick (UK), 2000
  • BA History, Yonsei University (Korea), 1998

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Urban Sociology
  • Cultural Sociology
  • Sociological Theory
  • Aging
  • Quality of Life

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Ongoing Projects

  • Liveable Places: A Building Environmental Modelling Approach for Dynamic Place Making, 2013-2015
  • Urban Regeneration and Economy in Asia, 2014 - 2015
  • Creative Ageing City, 2011- 2015

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • Visiting Scholar, Anthropology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US, 2011-2012
  • Visiting Assistant Professor- Division of Sociology, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2009-2010
  • Postdoctoral Fellow- Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2008-2009

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Scholarship of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), 2006
  • Scholarship for Postgraduate Students Bielefeld University, 2003-2005
  • Best Dissertations of the Year Korea Cultural Policy Institute (KCPI), 2000