Joyce-Yen Feng
Job Title Professor
Name Joyce-Yen Feng
Office Tel No. 02-3366-1248/3366-1255
Research Expertise Child Welfare, Non Profit Organization, Social Welfare Policy Planning and Evaluation
Teaching Field Child Welfare, Non Profit Organization, Social Welfare Policy Planning and Evaluation
Education Ph. D., University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign
Joyce Feng is Professor of the Department of Social Work at National Taiwan University. She earned a PhD degree of Social Work in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1988. She was one of the major actionists in establishing the Taiwan Self-Regulation Alliance in 2005, elected President in 2012.
Her research interests and professional specialty in social work are Child Welfare and NPO developments. In the area of child welfare, she has published three books, over hundred papers in academic journals and conference proceedings on related titles. She has been heavily involved in the child welfare advocate work in Taiwan, such as the modification of the Child Welfare Law in 1993, and the enacted of the Child and Youth Welfare Law in 2003, etc. 
She also has conducted extensive research on Taiwan’s nonprofit sector, published book chapters, papers, and initiated the NPO self-regulation movement in Taiwan via an action research project. Apart from her academic research on the NPO and Third Sector, she has also directly participated in many nonprofit organizations. She established and had served as Executive Director of the Child Welfare League Foundation for 10 years. She is also on the board of the United Way Taiwan, the R.O.C. Red Cross, among her other local NPO engagements, and joined the board of international NPO, such as Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium, United Way World Wide, Consortium of Institute for Families in Asia, etc.
She has also served to the academic societies as board members, editors of Journals, and been invited as social welfare consultant and gender equality committee member to the Central and Municipal governments in Taiwan. She had been the National Policy Consultant to the President of the Republic of China since 2010 to 2012. She was appointed to be the Dean of Student Affairs at NTU in 2005-2012, and invited to be Minister Without Portfolio at Executive Yuan since August, 2013.