Christopher J. Smith

Christopher J. Smith

Christopher J. Smith

Office: Arts & Sciences 219

Mailing Address:
1400 Washington Ave.
Arts & Sciences 218
University at Albany
Albany, NY 12222

Phone: (518) 442-3249

E-mail: cjsmith@albany.edu

Full C.V.: Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 1968 B.Sc (Econ) London School of Economics
  • 1970 AA Dipl (Regional Planning) Architectural Association, London
  • 1975 PhD University of Michigan

Research Interests

  • Geographies of Globalization
  • “Golden Age” Cities Through Time and Across Space
  • Olympic Games: Cultural Significance/Spatial Implications, focusing on Beijing 2008 and London 2012
  • China: Culture and Urban Change
  • Entrepreneurial City: Discourse/Urban Regeneration
  • Geographic and Planning Implications of MegaProject Planning and Development

Courses Taught

  • GOG 480/580/PLN 585: Advanced Urban Geography
  • GOG 160/EAC 160: China in the Post-Utopian Age
  • GOG/EAC 230H: Reform and Resistance in Contemporary China (Honors College)
  • GOG 470/EAC 470: China After Deng Xiaoping
  • GOG 225: World Cities
  • GOG 220: Urban Geography