Lecture #14 – Dr. Shyue-Cherng Liaw

Lecture #14: National Park Management and Indigenous Community Engagement in Taiwan
December 11, 5:00-6:00pm Vancouver time (Dec 12, 9:00-10:00am, Beijing Time)
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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Shyue-Cherng Liaw
Professor and Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts, National Taiwan Normal University


Prof. Shyue-Cherng Liaw graduated from the National Taiwan University, Dept. of Forestry for BS and MS degrees in Taiwan. He got a Ph.D. degree from the Colorado State Univ., Dept. of Earth Resources, USA. He had served as a senior technician in Taiwan Forestry Bureau, and as an associate researcher in Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Dept. of Watershed Management. After that, he moved to be an associate professor and professor in the Dept. of Geography, National Taiwan Normal University. He majors in natural resources management, watershed management, ecology, and hydrology. Some academic courses he has taught include Watershed Management, Human Ecology, Environmental Sustainability, Natural Resources Conservation, Environment, and Society. Currently, his research is related to hillslope disaster, soil and water conservation, community forestry, and natural resources management. He applies the GIS and remote sensing to study ecological hydrology, land-use change, and landslide disaster, especially for community vulnerability and resilience to natural disasters.