Xiangyu Li


Specialization:  Emergency Management

Xiangyu Li, Ph.D.

WTAMU Box 60208, Canyon, TX 79016

Cell Phone: 806-683-6136

Email: xli@wtamu.edu

Educational Background

Ph.D.                    Public Administration and Management, University of North Texas, Denton, USA (August 2014)

Bachelor of Engineering

                            Urban and Regional Planning, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China (June 2006)

Graduate Certificate

                            Geographic Information System (GIS), University of North Texas, Denton, USA (August 2013)

Publications & Research Projects

Journal Articles

  1. Sun, J. and Xiangyu Li (corresponding author). 2015. “Hierarchy, Construction, or Mentality: Capacity-Limiting Government Actions in the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake of China.” Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia, Vol. 15, Issue 1.
  2. Andrew, S.A., K. Jung, and Xiangyu Li. 2015. “Grass-Root Organisations, Intergovernmental Collaboration, and Emergency Preparedness: An Institutional Collective Action Approach.” Local Government Studies, DOI: 10.1080/03003930.2015.1007131.
  3. Chen, H., J. Zhang, Xiangyu Li, and Z. Zhang. 2014. “Rescaling as a Leading National Transformation Project: Decoding State Rescaling in China’s Changing Central State–Led Regional Planning.” China Review, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 97-124.

Journal Articles Under Review

  1. Li, Xiangyu, P. Maghelal, Y. Tso, K. Jensen, M. Ryan, J. Durodoye, and P. Wangpatravanich. “Evaluating Walkability and Bikeability in a Campus Setting.” Journal of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (under review).
  2. Maghelal, P., Xiangyu Li, and W.G. Peacock, “Highway Congestion during Evacuation: Examining the household's choice of number of vehicles to evacuate.” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment (under review).
  3. Maghelal, P., W.G. Peacock, and Xiangyu Li. “Evacuating Together or Separately: Factors Influencing Split Evacuations Prior to Hurricane Rita.” Natural Hazards Review (under review).
  4. Maghelal, P., H. Murdock, and Xiangyu Li. “Developing and Evaluating the Long Range Transportation Plan Using the Climate Change Protocol.” Urban Studies Research (under review).

Grant Project

  1. Xiangyu Li. “Local Public Service’s Impact on Texas Panhandle Cities’ Disaster Resilience.” Sponsored by the 2014-2015 Killgore Faculty Research Program, West Texas A&M University.
  2. Maghelal, Praveen and Xiangyu Li. “Modeling Greenhouse Gas Emission in Evacuation Traffic: The Case of Hurricane Rita Evacuation in 2005.” Sponsored by the University of North Texas.

Works in Progress

  1. Journal Article: Li, Xiangyu, P. Maghelal, and W.G. Peacock. “Household Travel Behavior for Early vs. Late Evacuation: A Case of Hurricane Rita.” Hazard Reduction (Draft).
  2. Journal Article: Li, Xiangyu and P. Maghelal. “Modeling Greenhouse Gas Emission in Evacuation Traffic: The Case of Hurricane Rita Evacuation in 2005.” Journal of Public Transportation (Draft).
  3. Grant Project: DeOtte, Robert E. (PI), Xiangyu Li et al. (Co-PI). “Disaster Resilience of Feedlot Industry.” National Science Foundation (Draft).

Research Assistant

  1. Evacuation Study in Hurricane Rita, Dept. Public Administration, Univ. North Texas, Spring 2010-Spring 2014. Supervisor: Dr. Praveen Maghelal
    Explore causations of hurricane evacuation group, timing, traffic emission, and trip generation. Analyze data collected from a survey of Hurricane Rita
    by Texas Department of Transportation in 2005.
  2. Village Planning in Construction of New Country, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China,2006. Supervisor: Dr. Xin Yao
    Managed several village planning and gathered data of Chinese nadir society—the peasantry.
  3. Urban Management Study for Changzhou Municipal Government, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, 2004. Supervisor: Dr. Gonghao Cui
    Wrote Chapter 5, “Implementing Urban Management with the Guide of Urban Planning,” and compiled the whole report.

 Other Research Projects

  1. Land-Use Evaluation in Real Estate Programs, China Construction Design International, Shanghai, China, 2006-2007. Supervisor: Dr. Shu Li
    Undertook the planning of several Real Estate projects, and developed land evaluation software (based on Autodesk Map/Civil 3D). Built theoretical model and evaluation system, debugged software, and wrote guide book.
  2. National Social Investigation Competition of Urban Planning Students, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, 2005.
    Investigated public parks in the city of Nanjing.

Teaching Experience

    West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas (Fall 2014-Present)
       Assistant Professor

               POSC 2305 American Government (Sessions 1 & 2), Fall 2014 & 2015

               EMA 3310 Risk Management, Fall 2014 & 2015

               EMA/POSC 4307 Municipal Government, Fall 2015

               EMA 4350 Emergency Management Directed Research (Capstone), Spring & Summer 2015

               EMA/POSC 4351 Public Sector and Nonprofit Marketing, Fall 2015

               EMA/POSC 4360 GIS Technology for Public and Emergency Management, Spring 2015

               EMA/POSC/CRIJ 4356 Principles and Emergency Management, Spring & Summer 2015

 University of North Texas, Denton, Texas (Summer 2011-Spring 2014)
    Adjunct Instructor

              PADM 3020 Public Management / EADP 3080 Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Spring 2014

              PADM 4450 Public Policy Analysis, Fall 2013

  Teaching Fellow/Graduate Instructor

              EADP 3010 Introduction to Emergency Management, Summer 2013 5W1

              PADM 4450 Public Policy Analysis, Fall 2012

              PADM 3420 Bureaucracy and Public Policy, Fall 2011 and Spring 2012

             PADM 3000 Introduction to Public Administration, Summer 2011 5W1

Professional Services & Experience

External – Reviewer

  • Reviewer, Natural Hazards (2013-Present)

External – Community Services & Membership

  • Panhandle Regional Emergency Management Advisory Committee (PREMAC), Amarillo, Texas (2015-present)
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) in Denton County, Texas (2011-2014)
  • American Red Cross, Dallas Chapter, Texas (2011-Present)

Internal – West Texas A&M University

  • Program Coordinator, Emergency Management Administration (Fall 2014-Present)
  • Student Adviser, Emergency Management Administration and Public Service Administration programs (Fall 2014-Present)
  • Reviewer, Politics, Bureaucracy, and Justice Journal (2015-Present)

Internal – University of North Texas

  • Chair, Public Administration & Management Doctoral Student Organization (2011 –2012)

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Public Administration (2010-Present)
  • American Political Science Association (2014-Present)
  • Midwest Political Science Association (2014-Present)
  • Southern Political Science Association (2011-Present)
  • Western Political Science Association (2011-Present)
  • Western Social Science Association (2012-Present)

Conference Presentations and Services

Presenter         Xiangyu Li. “How Public Services Promote Hazard Resilience at Household Level.”
                          The 73rd Annual MPSA Conference, Chicago, IL. April 16-19, 2015

Panel Chair      “Panel 53-8: Fiscal Policy Tools and Financial Management”
                          The 73rd Annual MPSA Conference, Chicago, IL. April 16-19, 2015

Presenter         Xiangyu Li and Weining Wu“Public Service’s Roles in Promoting Household Resilience to Hazards.”
                          ASPA’s 2015 Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. March 6-10, 2015

Poster              Xiangyu Li. “Delaying Evacuation: Risk Communication in Mobilizing Evacuees before Hurricane Rita.”
                         The 2014 Planning for Disaster Resilience Symposium, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. April 4-5, 2014.

Presenter         Xiangyu Li. “Why delaying evacuation? Socially amplified risk in mobilizing evacuees in response to Hurricane Rita.”
                         The 27th Annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, CA. May 5-10, 2013

Presenter         Xiangyu Li. “Heuristics & Isomorphism in Administrators' Risk Perceptions & Responses: Concepts & Measures.”
                         2012 Mitigation Conference of Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) Region 6, University of North Texas, Denton, TX. May 1-3, 2012

Presenter         Xiangyu Li. “Mechanism in the Formation of Public Administrator’s Risk Perceptions.”
                          The Western Social Science Association 2012 Conference, Houston, TX. April 11-14, 2012

Presenter          Xiangyu Li. “Collaboration in Local Emergency Management: Different Behaviors of Different Actors.”
                          The 83rd Annual Conference of Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA. January 12-14, 2012

Presenter & Panel Moderator

                          Xiangyu Li, Praveen Maghelal, and Walter G. Peacock. “Mobilizing Evacuation: the Decision-Departure Gap in Hurricane Rita Evacuee Households.”
                          The 52nd Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), Salt Lake City, UT. October 13-16, 2011

Co-author        Praveen Maghelal, Xiangyu Li, and Walter G. Peacock. “Leaving Together or Separately in Hurricane Evacuation? A Case Study of Hurricane Rita.”
                          The 52nd Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), Salt Lake City, UT. October 13-16, 2011

Presenter         Xiangyu Li, Praveen Maghelal, and Walter G. Peacock, “Single or Multiple Evacuee Groups in a Household during Hurricane Rita Evacuation.”
                          2011 Mitigation Conference of Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) Region 6, Denton, TX. May 3-5, 2011

Presenter         Simon A. Andrew and Xiangyu Li. “Collaboration of Local Government Agencies: Do Federal Grants Matter?”
                          The 2011 Annual Conference of Western Political Science Association, San Antonio, TX. April 21-23, 2011

Presenter          Xiangyu Li, Yi-en Tso, Julia Durodoye, Kimberly Jensen, Matt Ryan & Pongpruk Wangpatravanich. “Campus Walkability and Bikeability:
                          The Case of the University of North Texas,"Public Administration Colloquium Series, Department of Public Administration, University of North Texas. February 11, 2011

Presenter         Simon A. Andrew and Xiangyu Li. “Working Together in Emergency Preparedness: Federal Funding Programs and Political Institutions.”
                          The 82nd Annual Conference of Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA. January 6-8, 2011

Other Working Experience

2008                     Assistant Team Leader, Preparatory Plan of Wuhan Baiying Plaza, China Languang Group Co., Ltd., Wuhan, China

2007-2008           Assistant/Secretary of the President, China Languang Group Co., Ltd., Wuhan, China

2007                     Urban Planner, Several housing development projects in Angola and Mozambique, China Languang Group Co., Ltd., Wuhan, China

2007                     Conference Organizer, Brainstorm Conference subjected to the development of company’s operation and the function of the think-tank,
                             China Construction Design International, Shanghai, China

2006-2007            Urban Planner, Evaluating the Land Use in Real Estate Programs, China Construction Design International, Shanghai, China

2006                     Researcher, China’s Real Estate Macro-Market Research, China Construction Design International, Shanghai, China

2006                     Assistant Team Leader, Village Planning in Construction of New Country, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

Analytical Qualities and Experiences

Geographic Information System

  • ArcGIS (ESRI)

Statistics

  • SPSS; STATA; LISREL

Vehicular Emission

  • MOVES (EPA)

Network Analysis

  • Visone; Ucinet; WORDij

Programming

  • C#

Honors & Awards

University of North Texas

  • David Wachira Doctoral Scholarship in Public Administration (2013-2014)
  • Texas Public Education Grant for International Students (2012-2013)
  • College Dean’s Honor Roll (January 2012)
  • USC Scholarship for Continuing Students (2010-2013)
  • Texas Public Education Grant for International Students (2010-2011, 2012-2013)
  • Graduate School Scholarship for Academic Achievement (2009-2011)

Governor’s Hurricane Conference

  • 2013 Governor’s Hurricane Conference Student Scholarship (May 5-10, 2013)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 6

  • Certificate of Appreciation for the presentation in 2011 Mitigation Conference (May 2011)

Nanjing University

  • National Third Prize of the National Social Investigation Competition of Urban Planning Students (2005)