Guoyu Cheng

Guoyu Cheng


I am a postgraduate researcher (PhD student) in the Centre of Social Justice, Cities, Citizenship at the School of Geography, University of Leeds. I am currently on the China Scholarship Council-University of Leeds Scholarships (CSC-Leeds Joint Programme Channel), and my research mainly focuses on the consumption of wildlife in contemporary China and its intertwined with broader historical and cultural trends.

Research interests

  • Social and Cultural Geography
  • Political Geography
  • Nature, Culture and Conservation in China
  • Commodification of nature
  • Wildlife Consuming
  • Environmental Protection in the Anthropocene


  • MAs Human Geography, South China Normal University
  • BA Geographical Science, South China Normal University