Ma, Juan

Juan Ma

Associate Professor, Public Administration

Dept. Assistant Chair
Office: Taylor Science 208E |    Phone: 672-1935  Email:


  • Ph.D. in Public Policy, Southern University and A&M College, USA
    • Concentration: Environmental Policy Analysis
  • Ph.D. in Ecology Science, Academy of Forestry, China
    • Concentration: Forest Plant Biodiversity Conservation
  • M.S. in Geography, Beijing Normal University, China
    • Concentration: Natural Resources Potential Research and Management
  • B.S. in Geography, Beijing Normal University, China

Other training

  • Grid Analysis and its application in GIS, (hosted by Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China)
  • FAO Fellowship on GIS techniques and Data Management, (hosted by Bureau of Rural Science, Canberra Australia) 

Teaching Courses:

  • ENEC 201/ENEC 201L: Nature, Environment and Ecology I (with Lab)
  • ENEC 201/ENEC 202L: Nature, Environment and Ecology II (with Lab)
  • ENEC 210: Introduction to Sustainability
  • ENEC 270: Climate Change and Public Policy
  • ENEC 300: Environmental Politics and Policy
  • ENEC 400: Sustainability Leadership
  • ENEC 420: Natural Resource Management and Environmental Policy
  • ENEC 435: Environmental Law and Administration
  • POLI 220: Principles of Public Administration
  • POLI 301: Organizational Theory
  • POLI 402: Public Policy Formulation
  • POLI 442: Public Policy Analysis

Environmental Policy Analysis; GIS application

Understanding Land Ownership and Environmental Conservation from Perspectives of Enviro-Capitalism and Enviro-Socialism, The Journal of US-China Public Administration,Vol,7, No#6, June 2010, pp 15-23

Analysis on Forest Plant Diversity in the Three Gorges Reservoir Area. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, Jan. 2001, 13 (1):35 ~(co-authors)The Monitoring and Assessment for National Forest Health in United States and Its Use Reference to China. World Forestry Research, Vol.3, 2001 (co-authors)

The Horizontal Spatial Distribution Patterns of Plant Species Diversity of Forest Communities in ChinaThe Journal of Beijing Normal University (Nat.), Vol. 34 Sup.pp12-17, 1998

The Development of the Computer Network System of Ecological and Environmental Monitoring in the World. The World Forestry Research, Vol.11, Pp89-94, 1998

Indicators and Criteria for Sustainable Forest Management in Subtropics in China. Forestry Resources Management Vol.4, Pp47-50, 1998 (co-authors).

Grain Production and Agriculture Disaster in the Northwest Shanxi Province. Journal of Beijing Normal University (Nat.), Vol.31, No.4, pp542-548, 1995