More scholarly work

Below, you can find examples of my scholarly activities including published works that I was author or one of the authors of. They are listed in a few categories:

Books/Book Series/Journal Issue
Chapters/Articles (selected, including co-authorship)
Book Reviews (selected)
Conferences/Presentations (selected)
Courses Taught (selected)
Scholars Advised (recent)
Professional Associations (selected)

Books/Book Series/Journal Issues

(2012). International Perspectives on Social Policy, Administration, and Practice (new book series). New York, NY: Springer
(2012). Canadian Journal of Sociology Special Issue (forthcoming)
(2011). International Aging (Book Series). New York, NY: Springer
(2011). Social Perspectives on Aging (Book Series). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
(2011). Ageing International (Special Issue on “Aging in Community”). New York, NY: Springer (forthcoming).
(2011). Aging in China: Implications to Social Policy of a Changing Economic State. New York, NY: Springer, ISBN: 978-1-4419-8350-3 (forthcoming).
(2011). Diversity Management: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-61122-863-2.
(2010). Aging in Perspective and the Case of China: Issues and Approaches. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, ISBN 978-1-61761-136-0.
(2009). Academic Administration: A Quest for Better Management and Leadership. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, ISBN 978-1-60741-732-3.
(2004). Research Methods: Step by Step. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing.
(1992). Social Work. Beijing: Chinese Society Press (in Chinese).
(1991). Introducing Social Work and Social Work Education in China (Translation). Jinan: Shandong School of Civil Affairs Administration (in Chinese).

Chapters/Articles (selected, including co-authorship)

(2012). Globalization and inequality: Challenges to justice and governance in post-industrial welfare economies. Journal of Comparative Social Welfare (accepted).
(2012). Historical and global perspectives on social policy and “aging in community.” Ageing International (forthcoming).
(2011). Market economy and inequality: International and historical perspectives on justice and governance. Reformation and Strategy, No.11 (forthcoming).
(2011). Social policy of the changing economic state. In: Chen, S., & Powell, J. (eds.). Aging in China: Implications to Social Policy of a Changing Economic State. New York, NY: Springer (forthcoming).
(2011). Diversity management and the pursuit of excellence. In: Chen, S. (ed.). Diversity Management: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
(2011). Understanding race and ethnicity. In: Chen, S. (ed.). Diversity Management: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
(2011). Aging and China in the 21st century. Population and Development, 17(2):20-32
(2011). Higher learning through community service: A Sino-American perspective. Chinese Social Sciences Today, April 14.
(2011). A study of residential condition and satisfaction of the elderly in China.Journal of Housing for the Elderly, Volume 25, Number 1 pp. 72 – 88.
(2011). Aging and housing: China’s two major challengesChinese Social Sciences Today, January 11.
(2010). Aging, living arrangements, and housing in ChinaAgeing International, Vol. 36 (1).
(2010). Active aging: Perspectives and issuesSouth China Journal of Population Research, Vol.25, No.4. Aug.
(2010). Qualitative research and aging in context: Implications to social policy study in ChinaQualitative Sociology Review, Vol. VI, Issue I, pp. 34-47.
(2010). The aging of Chinese population: A public policy inquiryReformation and Strategy, 7:1-6.
(2010). Public policy and China’s development: The role of media under a changing GPPCentral-South Academic Journal: Social Sciences, 16(1):34-39.
(2010). Risk factors for poor work functioning of persons with schizophrenia in rural ChinaSocial Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, September, pp. 1-7-7.
(2010).  Aging in the world and China. In: Chen, S., & Powell, J. (eds.). Aging in Perspective and the Case of China: Issues and Approaches. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
(2010).  Aging and housing in urban China. In: Chen, S., & Powell, J. (eds.). Aging in Perspective and the Case of China: Issues and Approaches. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
(2009).  The pursuit of excellence in academic administration. In: Chen, S. (ed.) (2009) Academic Administration: A Quest for Better Management and Leadership in Higher Education. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
(2009).  Administration of academic units and shared governance. In: Chen, S. (ed.) (2009) Academic Administration: A Quest for Better Management and Leadership in Higher Education. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science.
(2009).  College education and student success. In: Chen, S. (ed.) (2009). Academic Administration: A Quest for Better Management and Leadership in Higher Education. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
(2009).  Meeting the challenges of management and leadership. In: Chen, S. (ed.) (2009).  Academic Administration: A Quest for Better Management and Leadership in Higher Education. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
(2009). Personal experience of schizophrenia and the role of Danwei: A case study in 1990s’ BeijingCulture, Medicine and Psychiatry: An International Journal of Cross-Cultural Health Research, 33:86–111.
(2009). Active aging and China: Perspectives and issues. In: Powell, J. & Cook, I. (eds.), Aging in Asia, Casa Verde Publishers.
(2009). Aging with Chinese characteristics: A public policy perspectiveAgeing International, 34(3):172-190.
(2009). NGO and innovative policy researchSouth China Today: Theoretical Innovation, 1:1-6.
(2008). A review of Chinese social policy researchChinese Labor Economics, No.1.
(2007). China and aging in the new century: Challenges to research and practice. In: Cook, I. & Powell, J. (eds.), New Perspectives on China and Aging, Nova Science Publications.
(2004). Community college and community work in urban China: The case of LuWan in Shanghai. In: Zhou, C.S. (ed.), Community College Research: A US-China Comparison. Shanghai Normal University Press.
(2003). Asian Americans and mental health services: A study of utilization patterns in the 1990sJournal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 12(2):19-42.
(2003). Special economic zones and globalization of Chinese cities: The case of ShenzhenAmerican Journal of Chinese Studies, 10(1):1-19.
(2003). The context of social policy reform in China: Theoretical, comparative, and historical perspectives. In: Finer, C.J. (ed.), Social Policy Reform in China: Views from Home and Abroad. Aldershot: Ashgate.
(2002). Economic reform and social change in China: Past, present, and future of the economic stateInternational Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society, 15(4):569-589.
(2002). State socialism and the welfare state: A critique of two conventional paradigmsInternational Journal of Social Welfare, 11:228-242.
(2002). American revolution in mental health care delivery: Meeting the educational challengeJournal of Teaching in Social Work, 22(1):1-15.
(2001). Cultural competency and achieving styles in clinical social work: A conceptual and empirical explorationJournal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 9(3/4):1-32.
(2000). Unidimensionalization in applied science and social science: A multiple and optimal approach to a key issue in scaling. In: Blasius, J., Hox, J., de Leeuw, E., & Schmidt (eds.), Social Science Methodology in the New Millennium (CD-ROM). Germany: Leske & Budrich.
(2000). Confounding in relational research and its root in psychometrics: The Modified Validity (MV) requirement and the Measurement Effectiveness (ME) principle. In: Blasius, J., Hox, J., de Leeuw, E., & Schmidt (eds.), Social Science Methodology in the New Millennium (CD-ROM). Germany: Leske & Budrich.
(1999). Review of the development, validation, and application of predictive instruments in interventional cardiologyHeart Disease: A Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine, 1:138-48.
(1998). Factors affecting grading practice. In: The Future is Now: The Role of Institutional Research in Campus Transformation, edited and published by the Northeast Association for Institutional Research (NEAIR). pp.23-33.
(1998). The impact of culture: Measuring social support, stress, and depression among Chinese and Chinese American elderly. Digest of Contemporary Philosophy and Social Sciences of Foreign Countries, 1:54-55.
(1996). The Medical Student Expectation Scale (MSES): A device for measuring students’ expectations of each others’ values and behaviors. Medical Education, 30:187-194.
(1996). Community care for the elderly in Guangdong. In: Kwan, Alex Y.H.,& Cheng, Joseph (eds.), Capitalistic Welfare Development in Communist China: The Experience of Southern China. Chicago: Imprint Publications. pp.39-56.
(1995), Social support among impoverished women. Nursing Research, 44(6):376-378.
(1994). HIV Service Needs Assessment: A Structured Client Survey. A research report submitted to Oakland EMA HIV Services Planning Council.
(1992). On social policy research. The Society (Journal of Sociology), No.7.
(1991). Community in sociological theory and social work practice. The Society (Journal of Sociology), No.3.
(1991). Community development; Community planning; Community participation. In:Chinese Encyclopedia (Sociology Volume). Beijing: Chinese Encyclopedia Press.
(1990). The significance of developing community services in China. In: Deng, Y. & Leung C.B. Joe (eds.), Theory and Practice of Community Work in Guangzhou and Hong Kong. Guangzhou: Guangdong Higher Education Press.
(1990). How to develop social services while developing Guangdong’s economy.Journal of Zhongshan University (Social Science), Vol.1, pp. 132-139.
(1989). Rural Social Security in Shenzhen. A research report submitted to Shenzhen Bureau of Civil Affairs Administration and the Research Foundation of the Ministry of Higher Education.
(1989). A comparative analysis of community conception. The Society (Journal of Sociology), Nos. 1&6 (2 articles).
(1989). The demand of social work practice on social work education in China. Higher Education Research, No. 3.
(1988). Civilization and city management. In: City Management, edited and published by Guangzhou Association of Social Sciences.
(1988). On the strategy of developing China’s social security systems. Social Security Post, June 10.
(1988). An exploration of community services for the elderly. Journal of South China Population, Vol. 4.
(1988). Community service: A lecture series. China Civil Affairs Administration, Nos.1-4,6.
(1986). A sociodemographic study in Guangzhou Repatriation Asylum. Social Security Post, May and Aug. (2 articles)

Book Reviews (selected)

A Comparative Study of Village and Township Governance across the Taiwan Strait(edited by Zhidong Hao and Kunrong Liao, Social Sciences Academic Press, 2008).
Theories and Paradigms in Social Policy Research (by Ka Lin and Mengya Chen, China Labour and Social Security Publishing House, 2008).
Twentieth-Century China: New Approaches (edited by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom, Routledge, 2003)
China’s Communist Revolutions: Fifty Years of the People’s Republic of China(edited by Werner Draguhn and David S.G. Goodman, RoutledgeCurzon, 2002)
Analysis of Public Policies of China 2001 (edited by Gang Bai, Jingxuan Lei, Baohua Li-Tao, Xiaojuan Pan, & Weimin Shi, City University of Hong Kong Press, 2001)
Interpreting China’s Grand Strategy: Past, Present, and Future (by Michael D. Swaine and Ashley J. Tellis, RAND, 2000)
The Modern Chinese State (edited by David Shambaugh, Cambridge University Press, 2000)
The Paradox of China’s Post-Mao Reforms (edited by Merle Goldman & Roderick MacFarquhar, Harvard University Press, 1999)

Conferences/Presentations (selected)

World Congress on the Biomedical and Social Issues of Aging, 2012, Shanghai (under planning).
Book Talk on Diversity Management, October 12, 2011, New York City.
Seminar on Management and Leadership, July 31, 2011, Shanghai.
Workshops on Faculty Scholarship and Leadership Development, May 24-25, 2011, New York City.
International Forum on Community Education, August 19-23, 2005, Chengdu.
International Workshop on Higher Education Leadership, November 1-3, 2002, Shanghai.
International Conference on Community Colleges in China, November 3-4, 2001, Shanghai
International Workshop on Social Policy Reform in Socialist Market China: Scope for Lessons for and from Abroad, October 19-20, 2001, Oxford.
Eighth International Conference of the Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, September 16-17, 2000, New York.

Courses Taught (selected)

Research Methods; Computerized Statistical Analysis; Grants Writing
Community Research & Practice
Mental Health, Aging & Culture; Death & Dying, Demography
Sociology; Social Problems
Social Work; Social Welfare
Organization Theory & Management; Diversity Management
Sociology of Education/Instructional Technology
First Year Seminar; Independent Study, Fieldwork

Scholars Advised (recent)

Dr. Bin Li, Professor and Chair of Sociology Dept., Central-South University (Senior International Fellow, IUS).
Dr. Judy Myers, Faculty Fellow, IUS
Dr. Seonmin Huh, Postdoctoral Fellow, IUS
Dr. Allison Riggle, Postdoctoral Fellow, IUS

Professional Associations (selected)

Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM)
American Sociological Association (ASA)
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)
Hong Kong Research Grants Council (Reviewer)