Tim Oakes is Professor of Geography and Director of the Center for Asian Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. He is currently working on urban planning and infrastructural urbanism in China’s ‘New Area’ urban zones.
Emily T. Yeh is a professor of Geography at the University of Colorado Boulder. She has a long-term interest in the Chinese state’s infrastructure development in Tibetan areas. She is currently exploring the ways in which nature is being made into a type of infrastructure under Xi Jinping’s campaign for ‘ecological civilization.
Dorothy Tang is currently a doctoral student at MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning and an adjunct assistant professor at the Division of Landscape Architecture at the University of Hong Kong.
Max Hirsh is an assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong and a leading expert on airports and urban infrastructure. Max’s academic research on urban infrastructure in Asia aims to stimulate an interdisciplinary dialogue between the fields of geography, science and technology studies, urban planning, and architecture.
Darren Byler is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Asian Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He researches the dispossession of ethno-racial and political minorities through digital capitalism and surveillance infrastructures in China and the global South.