Yue Cui PhD in Geography & PhD from the MSU Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies

Yue Cui

Telephone: 517-432-0285

School of Planning, Design, and Construction

Assistant Professor, Center for Economic and Spatial Analysis for Planning and Management; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Land Policy Institute and the School of Planning, Design and Construction


Human Ecology Building, Room 112D

Yue Cui’s, PhD, research interests include Economic Impacts Studies, Placemaking and Community Development, GIS and Spatial Analysis, Natural Resource Management, and Tourism and Recreation Management. She has been working on estimating the regional economic impacts of recreation and tourism since 2007. Cui conducted various economic impacts studies for National Marine Manufacture Associations, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, US Army Corps of Engineers and National Park Service. She is also a geographer working on designing Volunteered Geographic Information System for spatial-related survey instrument, placemaking tool, and recreation resource and inventory management tools. Cui holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from HuaZhong University of Science and Technology, China; a Master’s degree in Information Economics from the Capital University of Economics and Business, China; a PhD in Geography from Peking University, China; and a PhD from the Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies at Michigan State University.

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