Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Jieming Chen, Ph.D, Professor, Sociology


  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China.
  • M.A. in Sociology, Zhongshan (Sun Yat-Sen) University, China.
  • Ph.D. in Sociology, the University of Michigan. 

Research and Teaching Interests:

Aging and health (social support, intergenerational relations, living arrangements, stratification of health, racial and ethnic differences in health); Family sociology (social change and the family, comparative family systems); Social science research methodology (research design, survey research, quantitative methods, linear statistical models); Social organization (group and organizations, bureaucracy, market and hierarchy); Contemporary Chinese society (people and institutions in contemporary China, reform and change in social structure); Social stratification (perception of distributive justice, social inequalities in state socialist societies); General sociology (introduction to sociology, classical sociological theory, contemporary sociological theory).

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: October 30, 2013