Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Jieming Chen, Ph.D, Professor, Sociology

University of Michigan –Ann Arbor, 1996

Work Experience:

Served as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Chair, Department of Psychology of Sociology, Texas A&M University – Kingsville (TAMUK). Taught at Zhongshan (Sun Yat-sen) University, China, University of Michigan, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. Serving as Visiting Professor at the Department of Sociology, and Research Fellow and Associate Director at the Institute for Empirical Social Science Research (IESSR), Xi’an Jiaotong University, China.  

Scholarship:

Has published articles in:
- Sociological Inquiry                                            
- Research on Aging   
- American Journal of Public Health                   
- Journal of American Medical Association
- Social Sciences in China                                   

Has contributed chapters on aging, social support, family change

Has authored two books on sociological theories and introduction to sociology

Research Interests:

Aging and health, research methods, family change, social stratification

Courses Taught at TAMUK:

Undergraduate level:  
- Principles of Sociology                                        
- Pluralistic Society
- Social Statistics for Behavioral Science            
- Marriage and Family
- Population Problems                                            
- Sociology of Aging
- Social Theory                                                        
- Data Analysis of Social Research

 Graduate level:              
- Seminar on Social Organization                       
- Advanced Research Methods
- Data Analysis in Social Research                  
- Social Demography        
- Seminar on Social Stratification 

Family Information:

Dr. Chen and his wife, Xiangping, who also works at TAMUK, reside in Corpus Christi, TX. They have one daughter, Sisi, who recently received her Ph.D. in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley and now lives in the Bay Area, California.  

Contact Information

Texas A&M University – Kingsville
700 University Blvd, MSC 177
Kingsville, TX 78363-8202
Manning 114
Voice: 361.593.4063
Email: jmchen@tamuk.edu

This page was last updated on: January 29, 2015