Jin-ho Chung is Research Associate of the Transport Studies Unit (TSU) at the University of Oxford. He is currently working on the Oxford Martin School Programme on Informal Cities, investigating how climate migrants secure access to infrastructure and what risks and conflicts they face in destination areas upon arrival, with the case of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Key themes include access to housing, water, healthcare and transport as well as responses from host communities concerning scarce resources and infrastructure.
Jin-ho's research focuses on climate change adaptation, human migration/mobility, urban development and social equity. Trained in political ecology and resilience studies, his approach has been interdisciplinary and collaborative, drawing from collaborations with academics, policymakers and civil society, aiming at improving the relationships between science, policy and practice.
Jin-ho completed his PhD in Human Geography at University College London (UCL). He is an editorial panel member for Municipal Engineer, which covers the effect of civil engineering on local communities.