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Faculty

Maolin Tang Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Geography Methodology
  • Geography Intellectual History
  • Urbanization
  • Culture Landscape
  • Western economic Geography
Bio: 

Educational Background

BA, Department of Geography, Nanjing Normal University (1985-1989)

MA, Department of Geography, Nanjing Normal University (1989-1992)

Teaching Assistant, Department of Geography, Nanjing Normal University (1992-1995)

Lecturer, Department of Geography, Nanjing Normal University (1996-2000)

PHD, Nanjing Institute of Geography & Limnology. Chinese Academy of Sciences (1996-2000)

Associate professor, School of Geography Science, Nanjing Normal University (2000-2013)

Visiting Scholar, Department of Geography, University of Minnesota (2006-2007)

Professor, School of Geography Science, Nanjing Normal University (2013-Present)

 

Research

Research Interests

Geography Methodology; Geography Intellectual history; Urbanization; Culture landscape; Western economic Geography

 

Research Projects

  1. Reconstruction of the researching method of human geography in China. Scientific research foundation for the returned overseas Chinese scholar, 2008-2009, CNY 10 thousand, Host
  2. Dynamic research for multi-scale settlements based on landscape selection theory. Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China,2009-2011, CNY 0.31 million, Major participation
  3. Theoretical construction for rural-urban transformation in Yangtze River Delta. Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2011-2013, CNY 0.31 million, Major participation
  4. Research on the cascading effect for the mutation of landscape system. Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2013-2016, CNY 0.7 million, Major participation

Journal Articles

1.      Tang Maolin. The Regional Disparities of Socioeconomic Development in Rural Jiangsu Province, China. Journal of Chinese Geography, 1998, 8(3): 258-266

2.      Sun Jun, Pan Yujun and Tang Maolin. Retrospect and Prospect of Geographical Sciences in China: A comparison with the Strategic Directions for Geography in the USA. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 2013, 23(6): 963-977

3.      Tang M L. Professor Li Xudan’s academic translations: What did he do and why did he do it? Geographical Research. 2013, 32(7)

4.      Sun J, et al. Thestrategic directions for geography. Acta Geographica Sinica. 2013, 68(2)

5.      Tang M L. Problem-dominated versus method-dominated? The reflection on the methodology of Human Geography research in mainland China. Human Geography. 2013, 28(5)

6.      Tang M L. The methodological issues of urban geography research in mainland China. Modern Urban Research. 2012, 27(4)

7.      Tang M L, Jiang Y H. A study on the relationship among research, teaching and publishing of human geography in mainland China – A publication-centered discussion. Human Geography. 2011, 26(1)

8.      Tang M L. The problem consciousness of human geography research and its cultivation in China. Human Geography. 2011, 26(6)

9.      Tang M L. The methodological issues of human geography researches in mainland China. Human Geography. 2010, 25(4)

10.  Tang M L, Lu P, Liu M S. Analysis on the relationship between Mangrove and environment change in Hainan Island in the past 50 years: A case study of Dongzhai harbor, Sanya River and Qingmei harbor Mangrove nature protection area. Tropical Geography. 2010, 30(2)

11.  Lu P, Tang M L, Liu M S. Urban expansion of Jiangyin based on Remote Sensing and GIS. Journal of Nanjing Normal University (Natural Science Edition). 2010, 33(2)

12.  Lu P, Tang M L, Liu M S. Chinese mega-city region in the global city-region network. Modern Urban Research. 2010, 25(9)

13.  Tang M L. The diversification of research approaches in human geography in Chinese Mainland. Geographical Research. 2009, 28(4)

14.  Tang M L. The graduate course education of Human Geography and its reform in Mainland China. Human Geography. 2009, 24(1)

15.  Tang M L, Chai Y W. The publication of translated books of human geography in mainland China since the reform. Human Geography. 2007, 22(3)

16.  Tang M L. Human geography introductory textbooks in USA: contents, characteristics and evaluation. Human Geography. 2006, 21(1)

17.  Tang M L. New progress of landscape Geography in the United Kingdom and the United States. Areal Research and Development. 2005, 24(4)

18.  Tang M L. The inventory and progress of cultural landscape study. Progress in Geography. 2000, 19(1)

19.  Tang M L. Study on the population carrying capacity of land resource in Yangzhong County. Journal of Nanjing Normal University (Natural Science). 1994, 17(3)

Books

  1. Yao S M, Tang M L, et.al. Urban and Regional Development Theory. Hefei: University of Science and Technology of China Press. 2004 (Second Version, 2009)
  2. Chai Y W, Tang M L, et al. Ideology and Methods of Urban Geography. Beijing: Science Press. 2012
  3. A Companion to Economic Geography (Eric Sheppard, Trevor J. Barnes) translated by Tang M L, et al. Beijing: Commercial Press. 2009​

 

Honors and Awards

  1. Third price for the six competition of excellent performance in working and researching for young lecturer in Nanjing Normal University, 1999 
  2. Outstanding Young and Middle-aged Lecturer of Jiangsu ‘Qinglan Project’
  3. ‘Urban and Regional Development Theory’ was awarded as the first prize of excellent textbook in universities of East China, 2006
  4. ‘Research on the History and Development Trend of Cultural Landscape’ was awarded as excellent paper for the past 100 issue of Human Geography

Academic Title

  1. Member of The Geographical Society of China
  2. Member of the Committee of Regional Sustainable Development for the Geographical Society of Jiangsu Province
  3. Member of a council for National Teaching Association of Human Geography
  4. Contributing reviewer and English editor for Modern Urban Research
  5. Reviewer of Journal of Subtropical Resources and Environment, Human Geography, Geographical Research, Progress in Geography
  6. Editorial board of Contemporary Translation of the Geographic Science, Commercial Press
  7. Editorial board of Ideology and Methods of Geography, Science Press
  8. Reviewer of National Natural Science Foundation of China

Contact

E-mail:tangmaolin@njnu.edu.cn