Curriculum Vitae

[Portrait of Professor Pei-chia Lan]

Pei-Chia Lan

  • Distinguished Professor
  • Department of Sociology
  • National Taiwan University
  • 1 Roosevelt Rd. Sec. 4, Taipei, 106, Taiwan
  •                                     Director

  •                                     Global Asia Research Center
                                        National Taiwan University


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  • Ph.D. in Sociology, Northwestern University
  • Certificate in Women's Studies, Northwestern University
  • M.A. in Sociology, National Taiwan University
  • B.A. in Sociology, National Taiwan University


  • Sociology of Gender
  • Sociology of Work
  • Migration and Globalization
  • Qualitative Research Methods


Editor-in-chief of Taiwanese Journal of Sociology (2018-2020)

Editorial Board of Asian and Pacific Migration Journal (since 2018)

  • Advisory Board of UN Women, 2018 Global Report: Families in a Changing World (2016-2018)
  • Editorial Board of Contexts (since 2016)
  • Editorial Board of Gender & Society (2014-2016)
  • Editorial Board of Women’s Studies International Forum (since )
  • Editorial Board of Journal of Women’s and Gender Studies (2013-2018)
  • Editorial Board of Taiwanese Sociology ()
  • Editorial Board of Social Problems ()


  • Radcliffe-Yenching Visiting Fellowship, Harvard University, 2011-2012 
  • Fulbright Scholarship, New York University, 2006-2007.
  • Overseas Scholarship, National Science Council, Taiwan, Fall 2006.
  • Visiting Scholarship, International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden, the Netherlands, June-September 2005.
  • Research Grants, National Science Council, Taiwan, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Working Families, University of California, Berkeley, 2000-2001.
  • Dissertation Fellowship, Chiang Ching-Kwo Foundation, 1999-2000.
  • Dissertation Year Grant, Northwestern University, 1999.
  • International Research Grant, Center of International and Comparative Studies, Northwestern University, 1999.
  • Dissertation Fellowship, Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, 1998-1999.
  • Research Travel Grant, Program for Southeast Asian Area Studies, Academia Sinica, 1998.
  • Dissertation Year Fellowship, Northwestern University, 1997-1998.


  • Distinguished Scholars Award, National Science Council, Taiwan.
  • ICAS Book Prize: Best Study in Social Science, International Convention of Asian Scholars.
  • Distinguished Book Award, Sex and Gender Section, American Sociological Association.
  • Distinguished Young Scholars Award, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.
  • Fu Shih-Nien Research Award given by National Taiwan University.
  • Wu Da-Yiu Research Award given by National Science Council in Taiwan.
  • Sally Hacker Graduate Student Paper Award given by the Sex and Gender Session of American Sociological Association.
  • Graduate Student Paper Award given by the Family Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems.
  • Best Published/Presented Paper in the Department of Sociology, Northwestern University.
  • Honorable Mention for the Braverman Award given by the Labor Studies Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems.
  • Best Second Year Paper (Master Thesis) in the Department of Sociology, Northwestern University.




  • Francis B. Nyamnjoh, Insiders and Outsiders: Citizenship and Xenophobia in Contemporary Southern Africa. American Journal of Sociology 112(6): 1964-5.
  • Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Domestica: Immigrant Workers Cleaning and Caring in the Shadows of Affluence and Rhacel Salazar Parrenas, Servants of Globalization: Women, Migration, and Domestic Work. Work and Occupation 29(2): 257-60.