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Institute Associate

Terry McGee

Professor, Former Director
Institute of Asian Research
University of British Columbia
#254-1855 West Mall
Vancouver, B.C., V6T 1Z2   Canada
Tel: (604) 822-4688
Fax: (604) 822-5207
E-mail:
tmcgee@interchange.ubc.ca
 
Ph.D. (Geography), University of Wellington
M.A. (Geography),
University of Wellington
Teaching and Research interests and accomplishments:
Urbanization in developing countries
The Pacific Rim, particularly SE Asia
Geography of Development
Awards:
UBC Isaac Killam Research Prize (1996)
Erskine Fellowship,
University of Canterbury, New Zealand  (2000)
Courses Currently Taught at UBC:
Geog 484
Geog 520
Consultancy:
Consultant to United Nations Development Program,  International Development Research Centre
Canadian International Development Agency,  UN Centre for Human Settlements
 
Authored Books:
  • McGee, T. G. and I. Robinson  (eds.),  1995.  The Mega-Urban Regions of Southeast Asia.  Policy Challenges and Response.  Vancouver:  UBC Press, 385 pages.
  • McGee, T. G. and Watters, R. F.  (eds.), 1997.  New Geographies of the Asia Pacific Region. London Hurst, 362 pages
  • McGee, T. G. and E. Laquian and A. Laquian  (eds.), 1997.  The Silent Debate: Asian Immigration and Racism in Canada. Vancouver: Institute of Asian Research, UBC,  432 pages.
Book Chapters:
  • McGee, T. G. and R.F. Watters, 1997.  "Introduction" in T.G. McGee and R.F. Watters (eds.) New Geographies of the Asia Pacific Region. LondonHurst, p. 1-12.
  • McGee, T. G. ,1997 "Globalization, Urbanization and the Emergence of Sub-global Regions. A Case Study of the Asia Pacific Region" in T. G. McGee and R. F. Watters (eds.) New Geographies of the Asia Pacific Region. LondonHurst, p. 29-45.
    McGee, T. G.  and R. F. Watters (eds.), 1997. "Conclusion" in McGee, T. G. and R. F. Watters (eds.) New Geographies of the
    Asia Pacific Region, London Hurst,  p. 335-353.
  • McGee, T. G. , 1997.  "Globalization and Rural-Urban Relations in the Developing World" in Fu-Chen Lo and  Yue-man Yeung (eds.) World Cities and the Urban Future. Nagoya: United Nations University Press, in press.
  • McGee, T. G. and Gisèle Yasmeen, 1997. "Work Space and Place in the Cities of the East Asian Pacific Rim" in Won Bae Kim, Mike Douglass and Sang-Chuel Choe (eds.) Culture and the City in East Asia. Oxford: OxfordUniversity Press, in press.
  • McGee, T. G., 1997 "Globalization and International Migration in the Asia Pacific Region" in E. Laquian, A. Laquian, and T. G. McGee (eds.) The Silent Debate: Asian Immigration and Racism in Canada. Vancouver: Institute of Asian Research, p. 359-367.
  • McGee, T. G., 1998.  "Globalization and Rural Urban Relations in the Developing World" in Fu-chen Lo and Yue-man Yeung (eds.) Globalization and the World Of Large Cities. Tokyo: United NationsUniversity Press, p. 471-496.
  • McGee, T. G., 1999.  "Urbanization in an Era of Volatile Globalization: Policy Problematiques for the 21st Century" in John Brotchie et.al. (eds) East West Perspectives on 21st Century Urban Development. Aldershol: Ashgate, p. 37-52.
  • McGee, T. G., 1999.  "Governing Mega Urban Regions.   The Case of Vancouver" in John Friedmann (ed.) Urban and Regional Governance in the Asia Pacific.  Vancouver: Institute of Asian Research, UBC, p.115-126.
Invited Presentations:
  • Keynote speaker at Conference on "Urbanization in China" sponsored by Hong KongUniversity and ZhongshanUniversity,  1997
  • 20 invited lectures worldwide,  1997-99 
Conference Organizer:
  • "Intellectual Property and Economic Development in China," conference in ShanghaiChina supported by National Bureau of Asian Research and Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, May, 1999.  Meeting Co-Director.
  • "Intellectual Property and Economic Development in China," conference in ChongqingChina supported by National Bureau of Asian Research and Foreign Affairs Office of Chongqing Municipality, September 1998.  Meeting Co-Director.
Conference Panelist:
  • Invited and attended APEC/UNU Conference on Academic Cooperation in the Asia Pacific: Presented paper entitled, "Building Research Networks in the Asia Pacific Regions as a Basis for Academic Cooperation in the Asia Pacific" (March 23 - 25 1997 Tokyo)
  • Invited and attended "Intercity Networks in the Asia Pacific" workshop sponsored by Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology: Presented a paper, "From Village on the Edge of the Rainforest to Cascadia: Issues in the Emergence of Vancouver as a Sub-global World City" (April 1 - 4 1997  Melbourne)
  • Attended "Conference on Development Issues in the 21st Century" February 3-5, 1998 in Berlin sponsored by the World Bank and the German Foundation for International Development.
  • Attended Institute of Australian Geographer's Conference 1999.  Presented two papers 

 

  
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