The spread of the coronavirus virus provides us with a chance not only to re-examine the great challenges population movement poses to public health and governance both in China and the globalised world.
Chun Chen is a professor at Chongqing Jiaotong University and is the head of the Ecological Habitat and Green Transportation Centre.
She has been involved in theoretical research, professional practices in urban and regional planning (including spatial planning), and land use policy making for several years.
She has led and participated in a number of key research projects funded by the National Key Research and Development Program and the National Natural Science Foundation.
Her research has enriched the theoretical debates and research methods of human geography and urban planning. She has published two books and more than 40 papers in peer-reviewed academic journals.