Position and Affiliated Institution
Director, Global Asia Research Center
Distinguished Professor of Sociology
National Taiwan University
Education and Academic Employment
2011-2012, Radcliffe-Yenching Fellow, Harvard University
2006-2007, Fulbright Scholar, New York University
2000-2001, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley
2000, Ph.D. in Sociology, Northwestern University
1995 M.A. in Sociology, National Taiwan University
1992 B.A. in Sociology, National Taiwan University
Care Migration in East Asia
Fields of Research Interests
Migration and globalization
- 2018 Raising Global Families: Parenting, Immigration and Class in Taiwan and the US. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
- 2006 Global Cinderellas: Migrant Domestics and Newly Rich Employers in Taiwan. Durham: Duke University Press.
- 2018 “Bridging Ethnic Differences for Cultural Intimacy: Production of Migrant Care Workers in Japan.” Critical Sociology 44 (7-8): 1029-1043. DOI:10.1177/0896920517751591.
- 2014 “Segmented Incorporation: The Second Generation of Rural Migrants in Shanghai.” China Quarterly 217: 243-265.
- 2011 “White Privileges, Language Capital, and Cultural Ghettoization: Western Skilled Migrants in Taiwan.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 37(10): 1669-1693.
Affiliated Academic Organizations
International Sociological Association
Taiwanese Sociological Association
Editor-in-chief of Taiwanese Journal of Sociology (2018-2020)
Editorial Board of Contexts (ASA official journal)
Editorial Board of Gender & Society
Editorial Board of Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
Editorial Board of Women’s Studies International Forum
- 2010 TIBE (Taipei International Book Exhibition) Best Nonfiction Book Prize.
- 2008 Distinguished Scholars Award, National Science Council, Taiwan.
- 2007 Distinguished Book Award, Sex and Gender Section, American Sociological Association.
- 2007 ICAS Book Prize: Best Study in Social Science, International Convention of Asian Scholars.