|主要學歷||美國伊利諾大學香檳校區社會工作學院博士（1981/08 至 1988/01）|
Joyce Yen 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 had taught Social Work in the Department of Sociology at NTU in 1983-2002, then became the creating chairperson of Department of Social Work in 2002-2005. She was the NTU Dean of Student in 2005-2012.
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, and the following modification efforts. She was one of the leaders establishing the Child Welfare League Foundation in Taiwan in 1991, which was the first local-born major child welfare NPO. She served as its CEO for 10 years, then been elected President in 2006-2015.
She also has conducted extensive research on Taiwan’s nonprofit sector, published book chapters, papers, and the initiation of the United Way Taiwan in 1992. Further, the NPO Self-regulation Alliance of Taiwan was established via her action research project in 2005, then had been on the board and was elected President in 2012-2018.
Apart from her academic research on the NPO and Third Sector, she has also directly participated in many nonprofit organizations. She has been on the board of the United Way Taiwan, the R.O.C. Red Cross, Tzu-Chi Foundation, Dwen-An Social Welfare Foundation, among other local NPO and Social Work Professional organizations, and joined the board of international NPO, such as International Council of Social Welfare, Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium, United Way World Wide, Consortium of Institute for Families in Asia, she was elected President of the ICSW- North Eastern Asia Region in 2020.
She has also served to the academic societies as board members, editors of Journals, and been invited as social welfare consultant or 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 transferred to the central government served as the Minister without Portfolio of Social Welfare at Executive Yuan in 2013-2016.