Peter Aning Tedong joined the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at The University of Malaya in December 2014. As an urban studies and housing scholar, Peter Aning’s broad areas of interest cover housing policy and governance, political economy in urban planning and also neighbourhood sustainability. Recently completed projects explored the socio-spatial planning plans in the context of urban future in Malaysia and the poverty among indigenous community in rural areas. He has also carried out work on the role of governance in governing migration and also housing and migration.His latest area of interest is multilayered governance of migration, the Sustainable Development Goals in relation to vulnerable communities and the impacts of cross-border movement towards regional and urban development.
Peter’s empirical focus is on the South East Asia region but he has conducted fieldwork in Europe, Bornoe Islands, North America and also Oceania countries.