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Haisu Huang

PhD Candidate
Office: 717 PLC
Office Hours: Spring 2023: 1-3pm Fridays on Zoom
Research Interests: Environmental Sociology, Sociology of Well-being, Ethnography, Filmmaking, Empowerment Self-Defense Training


Haisu (pronounced “Hi Sue!”) is a PhD candidate of Environmental Sociology. She is currently conducting an ethnographic study on the Holiday Farm Fire disaster and the survivor's well-being. Haisu teaches Sociology of Well-Being and leads empowerment women's self-defense workshopsGraduated from the former "CityU MFA", an MFA program in Creative Writing at the City University of Hong Kong, she has published creative non-fiction essays and short stories in Hong Kong and the UK. Her recent essay on why she dropped her 18-year old English name is a part of the anthology Intimate Strangers: True Stories from Queer AsiaHaisu is a Dreamers Ally. Her pronouns are she/her/hers.

Huang, Haisu. 2021. “Workers’ Acquiescence to Air Pollution: A Qualitative Study of Coal Miners in China.” Society & Natural Resources