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Wei-hsin Yu Ph.D.

Wei-hsin Yu, Ph.D.

Professor

Sociology

College Park , MD 20742
Email:
Office Phone: 301-405-6422

Education:

  1. PhD in Sociology, University of Chicago, 1999
  2. MA in Sociology, University of Chicago, 1995
  3. BBA in Business Administration, National Taiwan University, 1992

Biography:

Wei-hsin Yu is a sociologist and social demographer specializing in the areas of social stratification and gender inequality. Her research generally focuses on how macrolevel forces influence individuals, paying special attention to their labor market trajectories, economic outcomes, family behaviors and psychological health. Most of her research is based on East Asian societies, especially Japan, China, and Taiwan. She has published two books and many journal articles. Before joining the University of Maryland, she was a faculty member at the University of Texas at Austin.

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