UCLA International Institute
Asia Pacific Center

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

Helga Leitner
Professor of Geography
Department: Geography
1255 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1524
Campus Mail Code: 152403
Phone: 310-825-1071
Email: hleitner@geog.ucla.edu
Keywords: Geography, Europe, Southeast Asia, Globalization, Environment

RESEARCH INTERESTS: My current research projects focus on local politics of immigration and belonging, cities as sites of multicultural encounters, and rethinking global urbanism.

SUBFIELDS: Political and urban geography; international migration, immigrant incorporation, politics of immigration and citizenship, urban development and sustainability, urban social movements, and socio-spatial theory; regional foci: USA, Europe, and SE Asia.