|Assoc Prof Xiao Hong |
Division of Sociology
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences
- PhD University of Connecticut 1998
- MA University of Connecticut 1989
- MA Peking University 1984
- BA Peking University 1982
|Hong Xiao is an Associate Professor with Division of Sociology at Nanyang Technological University. Her primary research interests are social stratification, gender, cultural values, families, Chinese society, and environmental sociology. She is the author of Childrearing Values in the United States and China: A Comparison of Belief Systems and Social Structure (Praeger Publishers, 2001) and published widely on topics such as values, social class, gender, and human rights. One of her current research projects focuses on the impact of China’s regional economic development policies on water resource management practices in the Yellow River loess plateau. She also continues her research interest in parental values, with a focus on the single child policy and its effect on family relations in China.
Hong Xiao received her BA and MA in English from Peking University and MA and PhD in Sociology from the University of Connecticut at Storrs. Prior to her appointment at Nanyang Technological University, Hong Xiao was a tenured Professor and Chair of Department of Sociology at Central Washington University, where she taught a variety of courses in Sociology, Ethnic Studies, and Asian/Pacific Studies. She has also years of experience working as an applied sociologist in survey research, program evaluations, and job training management. Hong Xiao enjoys her profession as a teacher in the classroom and equally important as an advisor and mentor to students.
|social stratification, gender, cultural values, families, Chinese society, and environmental sociology|
|Research Grant |
- NTU Internal Funding - New Initiative Funding - New Silk Road (2012-)
- Start Up Grant (2011-2014)
|Current Projects |
- Extracurricular Activities as Social Capital and Linkage between Parentage Values and Childrearing Practices in Urban China
- Social Harmony Index
- Chenyang Li and Hong Xiao. (2013). Chinese Diaspora as People of Their Own Countries and Chinese Philosophy as World Philosophy. Chinese Studies, 31(2).
- Hong Xiao. (2012). Social Stratification and Parental Values in Chinese Political EconomyInternational Handbook of Chinese Families..
- Hong Xiao and Jeanne Blackburn. (2012). Responding to Domestic Violence: Does Gender Matter?Violence and Abuse in Society..
- Hong Xiao and Chenyang Li. (2005). Ethics and Leadership: A Comparison of Hobbesian Men, Gilliganian Women, and Confucian Asians. East-West Connections: Review of Asian Studies, 5(1), 107-114.
- Hong Xiao. (2005). Value Priority and Human Rights Policy: A Comparison between China and Western Nations. Journal of Human Values, 11(2), 87-102.