Dissertation Defense Notice - Jiang Chang

Wed, November 30, 2022 9:00 AM - Wed, November 30, 2022 11:00 AM at Virtual

Jiang ChangJiang Chang will defend his doctoral dissertation on the following date and time: 

Title: The underprivileged and displacement: Gentrification in Hong Kong, 1986 to 2016

Day and Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Time: 9:00-11:00 AM (EDT)

Location: Webinar (see instructions below)

A copy of Jiang's dissertation can be obtained by emailing jc@msu.edu.

The defense will consist of two stages:

First stage by Webinar (30-60 minute uninterrupted presentation by the student summarizing the dissertation research):

Anyone, including faculty, students and staff, is welcome to attend the presentation and to participate in the initial portion of the question session, which will be moderated by the Advisor.

Webinar Zoom link:

Register in advance for this webinar:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Second stage In-person or by Zoom (Advisor and Guidance Committee will ask questions):

Faculty are welcome to stay for this stage. Graduate students and other non-committee members (e.g., family and friends) CANNOT attend the second questioning stage.

Successful completion of the defense and approval of the dissertation will be determined by a majority vote of the dissertation committee:

  • Igor Vojnovic (Chair)
  • Kyle Evered
  • Laura Reese (Urban & Regional Planning)
  • Zeenat Kotval-Karamchandani (Urban & Regional Planning)