Douglas Webster

Douglas Webster

School of Politics and Global Studies

Douglas Webster teaches courses in Global Urban Systems, Sustainable Urban Dynamics, Urbanization in China, and the ASU Summer Abroad Course, Thailand: Sustainable Urban Dynamics. His research interests are comparative urban dynamics, urban competitiveness and resilience, peri-urbanization (most urban development is occurring on the fringes of cities worldwide), and urban governance. Recent publications focus on urbanization dynamics in the context of economic shocks, post-petroleum dynamics, climate change, and accelerating globalization. Geographically, his work primarily focuses on East Asia.

Douglas.Webster@asu.edu