Associate Professor Fengshi   Wu
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Fengshi Wu

PhD in Political Science, University of Maryland, 2005

BA (first honor) in International Politics, Beijing University, 1999

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Social Sciences

Fengshi Wu is Associate Professor in Political Science and International Relations at the School of Social Sciences, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia. She is a world leading scholar in environmental politics, state-society relations, and global governance with the empirical focus on China and Asia. She was a Visiting Fellow at the Harvard-Yenching Institute (2008-2009) and a Graduate Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences (2004). Her academic works have appeared in China Journal, Environmental Politics, VOLUNTAS, China Quarterly, Global Environmental Politics, Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, Journal of Contemporary China and International Studies Quarterly. She edited the book China’s Global Conquest for Resources (Routledge, 2017) on Chinese overseas investment in and acquisition of natural resources.

Currently, A/Prof. Wu is the inaugural Series Editor of Environment and Society in Asia, Amsterdam University Press, and a member the Executive Committee and the Board of the International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR).

A/Prof. Wu received her PhD in political science from the University of Maryland and BA (Hons) in international relations from Beijing University. Prior to UNSW, she held academic positions at the University of Melbourne, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Location
Level 1 Morven Brown Bldg.

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2019, 'China: Climate Justice without a Social Movement?', in Bhavnani K-K; Foran J; Kurian PA; Munshi D (ed.), Climate Futures: Re-imagining Global Climate Justice, Zed Books, UK
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F; Morton K, 2019, 'Policy Case Study: The Environment', in William JA (ed.), Politics in China, Oxford University Press, USA, pp. 383 - 398, https://global.oup.com/academic/product/politics-in-china-9780190870706?cc=au&lang=en&#
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2018, 'Climate change in the Arctic: Future Directions for Adaptation (Perspective from A Non-Arctic State)', in Corell R (ed.), The Arctic in World Affairs, Korea Maritime Institute; East-West Center, Busan; Hawii, pp. 199 - 209
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2017, 'Introduction: A rising China and the future of world resources', in , http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315672564
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Mati JM; Wu F; Edwards B; El Taraboulsi SN; Smith DH, 2017, 'Social movements and activist-protest volunteering', in The Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation, and Nonprofit Associations, pp. 516 - 538, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-26317-9_25
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Smith DH; Pospí?ilová T; Wu F, 2017, 'National and other supra-local associations: Meso-associations', in The Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation, and Nonprofit Associations, pp. 836 - 873, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-26317-9_34
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2017, 'China’s Global Quest for Resources: Notes for Policy Advocates', in Routledge
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2017, 'China’s Shared Water Resources: Geopolitics, Domestic Institutions and Global Governance', in China's Global Quest for Resources: Energy, Food and Water, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315672564
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Davies TR; Schmitz HP; Appe S; Barragan-Teran D; Owinga B; Raggo PG; Lei XIE, 2016, 'Transnational Associations and INGOs: Macro-Associations', in The Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation, and Nonprofit Associations, Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp. 874 - 893, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-26317-9_34
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Mati JM; Wu F; Edwards B; Taraboulsi SNE; Smith DH, 2016, 'Social Movements and Activist-Protest Volunteering', in The Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation, and Nonprofit Associations, Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp. 516 - 538, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-26317-9_25
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Smith DH; Pospíšilová T; Wu F, 2016, 'National and Other Supra-Local Associations: Meso-Associations', in The Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation, and Nonprofit Associations, Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp. 836 - 873, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-26317-9_34
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F; Zhang H, 2016, 'Introduction: A rising China and the future of world resources', in China’s Global Quest for Resources: Energy, Food and Water, pp. 1 - 20
    Edited Books | 2016
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F; Zhang H, 2016, China’s global quest for resources: Energy, food and water
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Li Z; Wu F, 2016, 'China and shared water resources: Geopolitics, domestic institutions and global governance', in China’s Global Quest for Resources: Energy, Food and Water, pp. 59 - 78
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F; Edmonds RL, 2016, 'Environmental degradation', in Critical Issues in Contemporary China: Unity, Stability and Development, Second Edition, pp. 105 - 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315689050
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2016, 'Conclusion: Findings and notes for policy advocates', in China's Global Quest for Resources: Energy, Food and Water, pp. 173 - 185, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315672564
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F; Wen B, 2014, 'Nongovernmental organizations and environmental protests: Impacts in East Asia', in Harris PG; Lang G (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Environment and Society in Asia, ROUTLEDGE, pp. 105 - 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315774862-16
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2014, 'Social Mobilization, Collective Action, and Resistance against Environmental Pollution in 2012', in Liu J (ed.), CHINESE RESEARCH PERSPECTIVES ON THE ENVIRONMENT, VOL 3: PUBLIC ACTION AND GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY, BRILL, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004269385_003
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2013, 'Environmental politics in China: An issue area in review', in Political Science and Chinese Political Studies: The State of the Field, pp. 103 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29590-4_6
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2012, 'Environmental Politics in China: An Issue Area in Review', in Political Science and Chinese Political Studies, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 103 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29590-4_6
    Book Chapters | 2007
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Yoon E; Lee S; Wu F, 2007, 'THE STATE AND NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN NORTHEAST ASIA'S ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY', in Hyun IT; Schreurs MA (ed.), ENVIRONMENTAL DIMENSION OF ASIAN SECURITY: CONFLICT AND COOPERATION OVER ENERGY, RESOURCES, AND POLLUTION, US INST PEACE, pp. 207 - +, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000293324400010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F; Martus E, 2021, 'Contested environmentalism: the politics of waste in China and Russia', Environmental Politics, vol. 30, pp. 493 - 512, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09644016.2020.1816367
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2021, 'State and society in extreme times: China’s early response to covid-19 outbreak', China Review, vol. 21, pp. 1 - 5
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Korolev A; Wu F, 2019, 'Is there a U.S.–China–India triangle? – Beijing’s official views', India Review, vol. 18, pp. 437 - 456, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14736489.2019.1662187
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Peng L; Wu F, 2018, 'Building Up Alliances and Breaking Down the State Monopoly: The Rise of Non-Governmental Disaster Relief in China', China Quarterly, vol. 234, pp. 463 - 485, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0305741017001333
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2018, 'Change and Resilience in Melanesian Societies', Global Environmental Politics, vol. 18, pp. 151 - 155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/glep_a_00460
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2018, 'Alchemy in the Rain Forest: Politics, Ecology, and Resilience in a New Guinea Mining Area', GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS, vol. 18, pp. 151 - 155, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000432229600010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2018, 'Chronic Non-compliance and Ineffective Enforcement in Guangzhou', China Policy Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.18278/cpj.1.1.6
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2017, 'Evolving state-society relations in China: Introduction', China Review, vol. 17
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Zhang H; Wu F, 2017, 'China's Marine Fishery and Global Ocean Governance', Global Policy, vol. 8, pp. 216 - 226, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1758-5899.12419
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2017, 'Having Peers and Becoming One: Collective Consciousness among Civil Society Actors in China', Journal of Contemporary China, vol. 26, pp. 564 - 576, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10670564.2017.1274820
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Fengshi W, 2017, 'An emerging group name ?gongyi?: Ideational collectivity in China?s civil society', China Review, vol. 17, pp. 123 - 150
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Steinhardt HC; Wu F, 2016, 'In the Name of the Public: Environmental Protest and the Changing Landscape of Popular Contention in China', The China Journal, vol. 75, pp. 61 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/684010
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Christoph Steinhardt H; Wu F, 2016, 'In the name of the public: Environmental protest and the changing landscape of popular contention in China', China Journal, vol. 75, pp. 61 - 82
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2016, 'China’s ascent in global governance and the Arctic', Vestnik of St Petersburg University, Series 6. Political science. International relations, Issue 2
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F; Yang S, 2015, 'Web 2.0 and Political Engagement in China', VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, vol. 27, pp. 2055 - 2076, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11266-015-9627-6
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2013, 'Environmental Activism in Provincial China', Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, vol. 15, pp. 89 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1523908x.2013.763634
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F; Xu Y, 2013, 'Sino-American environmental relations: The potential of trans-societal linkages', Issues and Studies, vol. 49, pp. 73 - 110
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F; Chan K-M, 2012, 'Graduated control and beyond: The evolving government-NGO relations', China Perspectives, vol. 2012, pp. 9 - 18
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2011, 'Strategic State Engagement in Transnational Activism: AIDS prevention in China', Journal of Contemporary China, vol. 20, pp. 621 - 637, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10670564.2011.587162
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2009, 'Environmental Politics in China: An Issue Area in Review', Journal of Chinese Political Science, vol. 14, pp. 383 - 406, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11366-009-9072-8
    Journal articles | 2006
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Conca K; Wu F; Mei C, 2006, 'Global regime formation or complex institution building? The principled content of international river agreements', International Studies Quarterly, vol. 50, pp. 263 - 285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2478.2006.00402.x
    Journal articles | 2005
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu FS, 2005, 'International non-governmental actors in HIV/AIDS prevention in China', Cell Research, vol. 15, pp. 919 - 922, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.cr.7290369
    Journal articles | 2003
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2003, 'Environmental GONGO Autonomy: Unintended Consequences of State Strategies in China', The Good Society, vol. 12, pp. 35 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/gso.2003.0031
    Journal articles | 2002
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2002, 'Old Brothers or New Partners: GONGOs in Transnational Environmental Advocacy in China', China Environment Series
    Journal articles |
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F; Peng L, 'The Rise of Non-Governmental Disaster Relief in China', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2916221
  • Reports | 2018
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Reports |
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F; He J, Capacity Development of Civil Society Organizations: Towards Inclusive Social Management in China, Elsevier BV, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2798510, https://doi.org/10.2139%2Fssrn.2798510
  • Other | 2020
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2020, Titans of the Climate: Explaining Policy Process in the United States and China, by Kelly Sims Gallagher and Xiaowei Xuan. Forewords by John P. Holdren and Junkuo Zhang. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2018. vii+245 pp. $US28.00/£22.00 (paper)., http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/706715
    Other | 2010
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2010, The Struggle for Sustainability in Rural China: Environmental Values and Civil Society, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0021911810002330
    Other | 2008
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2008, Clearing the Air: the health and economic damages of air pollution in China- Edited by Mun S. Ho and Chris P. Nielsen, Wiley-Blackwell, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8411.2008.00213_14.x
    Working Papers |
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, China and Global Governance: Four Pathways to Cross a Threshold, Elsevier BV, http://dx.doi.org10.2139/ssrn.2798494, https://doi.org/10.2139%2Fssrn.2798494

Awards

Grants

Media

  • Media | 2018
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2018, On the Doorstep of the Belt and Road Initiative
    Media | 2018
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2018, Society-Driven Disaster Response: New Model from China?
    Media | 2017
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2017, From Paris to Beijing: China, Next Champion on Climate Change?
    Media | 2017
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2017, China’s Effective Greens and Gaps in Climate Activism
    Media | 2014
    Associate Professor Fengshi Wu
    Wu F, 2014, Protests in Hong Kong