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Yen-Fen Tseng

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Education: Ph.D. in Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles
LAB: Sociology Building 307
TEL: +886 (0)2-33661222

Research Fields

International Migration; Ethnic Relations; Economic Sociology

Research Interests

The Political Economy of Migrations, Immigration Policies, Citizenships


Recent Publications (2009-2015)

Journal Articles

●Tseng, Yen-Fen and Hong-Zen Wang, 2013, “Governing Migrant Workers at a Distance: Managing the Temporary Status of Guest workers in Taiwan.” International Migration 51(4): 1-19.

●Tseng, Yen-Fen, 2011, “Shanghai Rush: Skilled migrants in a fantasy city.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 37(5): 765-784.

●Tseng, Yen-Fen and Jieh-min Wu, 2011, "Reconfiguring Citizenship and Nationality: Dual Citizenship of Taiwanese Migrants in China." Citizenship Studies 15(2): 265-282.


Book Chapters

●Tseng, Yen-Fen, 2013, “Taiwanese Middle Classes in Shanghai: Causes and Consequences of Skilled Migration.” in Chinese Middle Classes: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, and China. Routledge.

●Tseng, Yen-Fen, 2011, “Marriage migration to East Asia: Current Issues and Propositions in Making Comparisons.” in Cross-Border Marriage Migration in East and Southeast Asia: Socio-Demographic Patterns and Issues. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

●Tseng, Yen-Fen and Yukiko Komiya, 2011, “Classism in immigration control and migrant integration.” in Politics of Difference in Taiwan. Routledge.

●Tseng, Yen-Fen and Chia-Ling Wu, 2010, “Governing Germs from Outside and Within Borders: Controlling SARS Risk in Taiwan, 2003.” in Health and Hygiene in Chinese East Asia. Duke University Press.


●2001, Fulbright Scholarly Exchange Award.

●1997, Canadian Faculty Research Award

●Best Paper Finalist, Urban Affairs Association, 1993.

●Ph.D. Dissertation Grant, Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, 1992.