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Chin-Chun Yi Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Chin-Chun Yi is a distinguished research fellow at the Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.  Dr. Yi’s recent research interests are changing families in Chinese and East Asian societies and the growth trajectories of youth from early adolescence to young adulthood.  She has served as the principal investigator of 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). She also has numerous experiences with editorial work including serving in the editorial board of Journal of Comparative Family Studies, International Sociology, The Sociological Quarterly, Sociological Inquiry, Sociology or as the guest editor for Journal of Family Issue, Current Sociology. Among the edited books, Dr. Yi has published “The Psychological Well-being of East Asian Youth” (Springer, 2013); “Family and Marriage: Taiwan Social Change from 1985-2005” (co-edited with Y.H. Chang, in Chinese, Academia Sinica, 2012); “Changing Female’s Family Status in Chinese Societies: A Comparison among Taiwan, Tianjin, Shanghai and Hong Kong” (Co-edited with Y. H. Chen, in Chinese, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 2006).  She also led and edited special issues in English academic journals on youth and family over the last two decades.