Lillian Lih-Rong Wang, professor of Department of Social Work and associate dean of College of Social Sciences, National Taiwan University, in charge of international affair at college level. Professor Wang earned her DSW from UCLA and she was academic professor, University of Oxford from 07/2011 to 07/2012.
Currently Professor Wang has been involved migrant workers’ work and family life research, and the relationship between gender equality and fertility rate. Professor Wang has done many research related gender issues, risk and social policy in particular. In recent years, she has conducted several research such as two waves of Gender-based Violence Surveys (including Domestic Violence)in Taiwan, two waves Asia Social Quality Survey (SQSQ survey) , Disaster and Community Resilience Research, and Late Marriage Trend and Birth Behavior in Taiwan. Her recent papers have been published in Asia Women, Children and Youth Services, Global Social Work Practice, Social Indicator Research, IJPPHME, Journal of Asian Public Policy, and Development and Society etc. Previously, she published a book, Women and Social Policy and Risk &Public Policy in East Asia (co-edited with Dr. Raymond Chan and Dr. Mutsuko Takahashi) and now she just finished the editing of two books regarding risk society and social policy.
Other academic involvement:
She has severed for several international journals’ editorial board such as Planet@Risk ,Asia Women, and IJPPHME etc. and as chief editor of NTU Social Work Review (2006-2011). She is also an advocate for women’s right and human right and consultant for levels of government in Taiwan.