Dr. Zhixi C. Zhuang

Dr. Zhixi C. Zhuang

Associate Professor, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Toronto Metropolitan University

Dr. Zhixi Zhuang is a Registered Professional Planner and an Associate Professor at the School of Urban and Regional Planning, Toronto Metropolitan University. Her research focuses on ethnocultural diversity, migration and cities, and ethnic placemaking. Specifically, she explores the lived experiences of immigrant and racialized communities, their strategies for cultural recognition, and negotiations for social, economic, political, and spatial inclusion. Her research addresses the impacts of global migration on local governance and inclusive community-building, and sheds light on equity-based approaches to planning and design with diversity.