Chin-Chun Yi

YI_Chin-Chun - PICChin-Chun Yi is a research fellow at the Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. She received her B.A. in Sociology from National Taiwan University, M.A. in Sociology from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Ph.D. from the Department of Sociology, University of Minnesota. Dr. Yi’s research interests include changing families in Chinese and East Asian societies, the intergenerational transmission of Value of Children, and the growth trajectories of youth from early adolescence to young adulthood. She has served as the principal investigator for many research projects in family and youth studies, and leads the team composed of researchers of different ranks. Chin-Chun Yi has been an active member of the ISA since 1990, and is the current president of RC06 (2014-2018) as well as the ISA executive committee member of Research Council (2010-2014-2018). Dr. Yi organized several successful International Conferences on family (1993, 2003 and 2013 for RC06) and on youth studies (2004, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013). She also serves in the editorial board and as guest editor in International Sociology, Journal of Comparative Family Studies, Journal of Family Issues, Current Sociology, etc. In addition to academic work, Dr. Yi was appointed the National Policy Advisor for the President since 2011, the Commissioner and Honorary Advisor for Taiwan Provincial Government from 1994-1998 when she initiated and established the child protection program in Taiwan. Over her career, Chin-Chun Yi has actively participated in social services (e.g., board member for Tung Hai University and for World Vision Taiwan since 2001). She has also been on the advisory board and frequently being invited to give advice to The Executive Yuan, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Interior and several NGOs in Taiwan.