Yen-hsin Alice Cheng

Assistant Professor/Research Fellow
Academia Sinica


Yen-hsin Alice Cheng

Yen-hsin Alice Cheng is trained as a social demographer. She is currently an assistant professor and research fellow at the Institute of Sociology at Academia Sinica in Taipei, Taiwan. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology and Demography from Pennsylvania State University and held a two-year postdoctoral position at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Germany. Her research field is family demography, with particular interests in social differentials in family behaviors, contemporary low fertility phenomena in the developed world, adolescent development and transition to adulthood, and life course research. Her recent works also investigate factors that affect differential attitudes and tolerance toward homosexuality within Taiwan and between societies across the globe.

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