The LUCC directorate develops key centre initiatives, coordinates research, facilitates collaboration, and develops strategic initiatives for the centre.
Dr Astrid NORDIN
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 592422, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Nordin is responsible for LUCC’s overall operations, strategy, and leadership. She is an expert on how China’s relations with the world are negotiated through Chinese foreign and domestic policy, academia, propaganda, online dissidence, and artistic expression.Astrid Nordin
Dr Lingxuan LIU
Director of Research.
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 594895, email@example.com
Dr LIU oversees LUCC's research strategy. He is an expert on China’s environmental management and policies based on a multi-level governance system, and looks into challenges and opportunities of sustainable supply chain management, including but not limited to Chinese brands and suppliers.Dr Lingxuan Liu
Dr Andrew CHUBB
LUCC Director of Public and Policy Engagement.
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 592581, firstname.lastname@example.org
As the Director of Public and Policy Engagement, Dr Andrew Chubb helps bring LUCC's activities and the work of its affiliated scholars to the attention of external stakeholders and the public.Dr Andrew Chubb
Dr Rebecca LIU
Director of Alumni Relations.
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 594767, email@example.com
Dr Liu oversees LUCC’s alumni relations. Her research interests are interdisciplinary, focusing on innovation, cross-cultural study, cooperation and networking, knowledge management and learning, and SME engagement in China.Rebecca Liu
China expert fellows
LUCC’s China expert fellows provide a range of specialised expertise on China. They are based at Lancaster University sites in China and the United Kingdom.
Dr Yang HU
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 593429, firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor Geraint JOHNES
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 594215, email@example.com
Professor Kevin JONES
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 510230, firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof Jones is an expert on China’s environmental quality, with interests in water, air and soil pollution, China’s role as a manufacturer and user of chemicals, environmental regulation and the links between environment and health.Professor Kevin Jones
Dr. Kunal MUKHERJEE
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 594419, email@example.com
Dr. Kunal Mukherjee has an interest in ethnic minorities and religious identity in contemporary China especially in Xinjiang and Tibet. He is also interested in China’s relations with South Asia especially India,and how China’s relationship with India has evolved since the 1962 war.Dr Kunal Mukherjee
Dr Peter SEWELL
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 510843, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Sewell is an expert on graduate Employability and Entrepreneurship education, particularly well-known for the‘CareerEDGE model of Graduate Employability’and has worked with individuals,organizations and businesses across China and elsewhere in the world.Dr Peter Sewell
Dr Vittorio TANTUCCI
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 595112, email@example.com
Dr Tantucci is an expert of Chinese language and linguistics. His research addresses both diachronic phenomena of language change and applied issues of intercultural communication, addressed through mix methods of corpus-based and machine-learning analysis.Dr Vittorio Tantucci
LUCC’s Associate fellows consists of Lancaster University faculty with a strong interest in working in, on, or with China in relation to their principal expertise.
Dr Robert APSIMON
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 595176, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Apsimon is an expert in particle beam dynamics and accelerating devices, with applications in healthcare and environmental sustainability, including in China. He is a member of the Lancaster University flying faculty, teaching at the joint campus with Beijing Jiaotong University in Weihai, China.Dr Robert Apsimon
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 593431, email@example.com
Jocelyn Cunningham is a national cultural leader in innovative artistic practice and partnerships between academic disciplines and the arts. Lancaster Arts is an arts centre based at Lancaster University with a renowned reputation for cutting edge artistic excellence.Jocelyn Cunningham
Dr Hiroko KAWANAMI
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 592413, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Kawanami is an expert on Myanmar’s relations with the world, Chinese-Myanmar borderland, Buddhist monastic communities and international network of Buddhist nuns, cultural exchange and civil society.Dr Hiroko Kawanami
Dr Christopher LONGMAN
Contact Details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 510622, email@example.com
Dr Longman is interested in exploring issues relating to transnational partnerships in higher education,and differences in cultures of learning and teaching. He also has an academicbackground in the field of language politics and Identity construction.
Dr Andreas MAUTHE
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 510485, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Mauthe is an expert in Network and Networked Systems Managementwith a focus on resilience and Cyber Security in distributed systems (such as Cloud, Industrial Control Systems, IoT infrastructures, etc. Further, his research includes Content and Information Centric Networking (CCN/ICN) and on user experience (specifically Quality of Experience in distributed multimedia systems).Professor Andreas Mauthe
Professor Oliver WILD
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 594871, email@example.com
Prof Wild is an atmospheric scientist with expertise in atmospheric composition, urban air quality and climate change, and has a particular interest in China’s impacts on local, regional and global air quality.Professor Oliver Wild
Dr Paul YOUNG
Contact details: Tel: +44 (0)1524 510522, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Young is an environmental scientist and an expert on air quality and climate change, exploring the impacts at global to local scales, and with interests in the roles that government, society and business can have in defining solutions.Dr Paul Young
LUCC has a number of doctoral researchers, who are funded or supervised through the centre. You can find more information about how to undertake your doctoral research through LUCC here (link to page with information)
Contact details: email@example.com
Zhuo Chen is a PhD candidate in Politics, Philosophy and Religion, working at the intersection of social media and contemporary Chinese politics, and its relations to Foucault's concept of governmentality. Zhuo is also Internal Secretary for the British Postgraduate Network for China Studies.Zhuo Chen
LUCC external fellows are currently visiting scholars at the centre, or have been so previously. You can find more information about how to join us as a visiting fellow here.
Professor Fanwei Kong
Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. Fanwei Kong is a Visiting Scholar in 2019-2020, working on China-EU investment issues. He is a Professor in the School of International Relations at Tianjin Foreign Studies University.
LUCC student affiliates work with LUCC scholars to provide research assistance, and work on their own research projects.
Prof. Andrew ATHERTON
Andrew Atherton is Professor of Enterprise and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Lancaster University and an expert in SME policy and China.