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Shue Tuck Wong, B.A. (Augustana College); M.A. (Yale University); and Ph.D. (University of Chicago), is originally from Seremban, Malaysia. He has taught in the Department of Geography at Simon Fraser University since 1967. In 1976 he was seconded by the Canadian International Development Agency to the Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok to teach quantitative analysis and human settlements planning in the Division of Human Settlements Development. He stayed at AIT teaching and supervising field research projects as a Canadian seconded faculty member till 1979. He returned to Simon Fraser University in the summer of 1979 and resumed his regular duties as a Professor of Geography.
At Simon Fraser University the courses he teaches include economic geography, population geography, political geography, resources development and urban transportation.
Professor Wong’s systematic research interests are in water resources management, statistical modeling, urban transportation issues and Third World regional development. His regional focus is China and Southeast Asia.
Publications since 1992 (*Asian interest)
Wong, S.T. “Philip L. Wagner: An Appreciation.” In Person, Place and Thing: Interpretative and Empirical Essays in Cultural Geography, ed., Shue Tuck Wong, 1992. Pp. 15-30, Geoscience and Man, Vol. 31. Baton Rouge, LA: Department of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University.
Wong, S.T. (ed.). In Person, Place and Thing: Interpretative and Empirical Essays in Cultural Geography, Geoscience and Man, Vol. 31. Baton Rouge, LA: Department of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University, 1992. 425 pp.
*Wong, S.T. “Rural Water Quality Treatment: A Case Study of the Ban Bangloa Water Filtration Demonstration Plant, Singburi, Thailand.” Aqua Fennica, Vol. 22, No. 2 (1992), 173-183.
Wong, S.T. “An Integrated Framework for Sustainable Development.” In Sustainable Resource management and Spatial Planning in Developing Counties, eds. Josefa S. Edralin and Tin Seong Kam. Nagoya, Japan: U.N. Centre for Regional Development, 1993, pp. 17-30.
Wong, S.T. “Dimensions of the Great American Midwest Flood of 1993.” Part I. Chiri (Journal of the Japanese Geographical Society), Vol. 38. No. 11 (November 1993), 66-74. (In Japanese).
Wong, S.T. “Impact of the Great American Midwest Flood on the Levee System and the U.S. Flood Insurance Program.” Part II. Chiri (Journal of the Japanese Geographical Society), Vol. 38. No. 12 (December 1993), 58-68. (In Japanese).
*Wong, S.T. with Han Sun Sheng. “Chinese Reform and Pre-Reform Policies on Urban Growth in the 1980s.” Urban Geography, Vol. 15. No. 6 (1994), 537-564.
Wong, S.T. “Choice of Schemes in Urban Transportation Planning.” Foreign Urban Planning, No. 2 (1996), 11-16. (In Chinese).
Wong, S.T. “The Foibles of Photo Radar.” Simon Fraser News, Vol. 6, No. 5, (July 4, 1996), 5.
Wong, S.T. “Photo Radar, A Comedy of Errors.” Ming Pao Daily News, June 22, 1996, p. 6. (In Chinese).
*Wong, S.T. “Tiger under the Rising Sun: The Japanese Occupation of Malaya, 1942-1945.” Asian Profile, Vol. 25, No. 6 (December 1997), 455-47l.
*Wong, S.T. with Han Sun Sheng, “Revolution, Space and Urbanization: The Ideological Foundations of Chinese Urban Development.” Asian Profile, Vol. 26, No. 2 (April 1998), 91-120.
*Wong, S.T. with Han Sun Sheng, “Chinese Urbanization Policies, 1949-1989.” In Urban Growth and Development in Asia, Vol. 1, Making the Cities. Ed., Graham Chapman. London: Ashgate Press, 1999.
*Wong, S.T. and S.S. Han, “Whither China’s Market Economy? The Case of Lijin Zhen.” Geographical Review, Vol. 88, No. 1 (January 1999).
Wong, S.T. “Reminiscences and Recollections of a Friend: A Tribute to Nobel Physics Laureate Dan Tsui.” In The Joy in Search of Knowledge: A Tribute to Professor Daniel Tsui (New York: World Scientific Publishing Co., 1999.
Wong, S.T., “Rural Water Treatment: A Case Study of the Ban Thadindam Demonstration Project, Lop Buri, Thailand.” Asian Profile, Vol. 28, No. 4 (August 2000), 287-302.
Wong, S.T., “Pollution Markets in A Green Country Town: Urban Enviromental Management in Transition.” (An invited review). Natural Resources Forum, A United Nations Journal, Vol. 24, No. 4 (November 2000, 345-346).
*Wong, S.T. “Source Choice Perception and Sustainable Rural Water Supply Development: A Case Study of the Ban Thadindam Demonstration Project, Lop Buri, Thailand.” Water International, Vol., 25, No. 4 (December 2000), 586-594.
Idem. Reprinted in the Economic and Social Commission of the U.N. for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Environment and Natural Resources Development Division, Water and Mineral Resources Section, Water Resources Journal, ST/ESCAP/SER.C/210, September 2001, pp. 55-66.
Wong, S.T., “Asia’s Clean Revolution: Industry, Growth and Environment.” (A Review). Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol. 92, No. 2 (June 2002), 379-381.
Wong, S.T. “Changing China: A Geographical Appraisal.” A book review essay in American Journal of Chinese Studies, vol. 11, No. 1 (April 2004), pp. 73-84
Wong, S.T., “The Earthscan Reader in Environment, Development and Rural Livelihoods.” (An Invited Review). Natural Resources Forum, A United Nations Journal, Vol. 29, No. 3 (August 2005), 266-267.
Wong, S.T.,”Tiger in the Shadow of the Red Star: The Malayan Emergency 1948- 1960 and Chin Peng.” Asian Profile, Vol.34, No.6 (December 2006), 541-563.
This instructor is currently not teaching any courses.