Professor Emeritus
University of New Zealand, BA
University of Wellington, 1969, MA, PhD


I am currently carrying ongoing research for a book on ‘The Southeast Asian City Revisited’ (tentative title) funded by research grants from the Institute of Asian Research UBC, research on the sustainability of Asian mega-regions with funded by the University of Tokyo and research on Malaysian urbanization with colleagues at the University Kebangsaan, Malaysia.


Former Director of the Institute of Asian Research, UBC (1978-1992; July 1995 – December 1998).