Before joining the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management as a PhD researcher, Weizheng completed his MSc study ( research in human geography) at the University of Birmingham (UK) and BSc (physical geography) degree at the Northwestern Normal University, where he developed his research interest in migration.
Under the supervision of Prof Gang Li, Dr Anyu Liu, Prof Allan Williams, he is currently researching about domestic returned migration in a Chinese tourism area.
Apart from academia, Weizheng has previously worked in Hunan Daily News Agency (2016-2017) as a journalist and published 48 news reports about regional political economy, which influences his research interests in solving socio-economic problems.
University roles and responsibilities
- Demonstration duties
My research interest:
Migration and Tourism, Labour
My research topic: The returned labour migration in Chinese tourist area