Mei-Hui You


Professor

Graduate Institute of Gender Education

National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan

PRESENT POSITION


Professor, the Graduate Institute of Gender Education, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Aug.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS


1992-1996 Ph.D. (Sociology), University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.

1988-1991 M.A. (Sociology), Graduate Institute of Sociology & Anthropology, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan.

1984-1988 B.A. (Sociology), Department of Sociology, National Chung-Hsing University, Taipei, Taiwan.

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCES


Associate Professor, the Graduate Institute of Gender Education, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Aug. 2000 till Jan. 2006.

Associate Professor, the Graduate Institute of Multicultural Education, National Hualien Teachers’ College, Hualien, Taiwan. Feb. 1997 till July, 2000.

President of TFSA(Taiwanese Feminist Scholars Association), 2007-2009.

Teaching Fellow at the Department of Sociology, University of Utah, Sep.1993 - June 1995. (course instructed: Introduction to Sociology )

Part-time Lecturer at Department of Mass-Communication in Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan. Sep.1991 - June 1992. (course instructed: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology).

Research Assistant at Research Program on Gender & Society, National Tsing-Hua Univ. Sep.1991- July 1992 (part-time)

Research Assistant at Graduate Institute of Sociology & Anthropology in National Tsing-Hua Univ., The research project is "The Superstition of University Students." Nov.1988 - June1989. (part-time)

Research assistant at Academica Sinica: Institute of Ethnology. The research project is "A Longitudinal Study on the Relationship Between Life Stress and Mental Illness." July 1988- Sep. 1988(part-time)

HONORS


Faculty Enrichment Program, Canadian Studies. Recipient of the Canada-Taiwan Research Scholarship, 2003. Canada Trade Office in Taipei.

The first honor of entrance-examination of Graduate Institute of Sociology & Anthropology, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan.

The first honor of graduate scholastic achievement in Department of Sociology, National Chung-Hsing University, Taipei, Taiwan.

2003 Canada-Taiwan Research Scholarship 2003, Canadian Trade Office in Taipei

The conferment of "Ching O Medal of Chung-Hsing University" for excellent performances in behavior, scholarship, athletics and service.

RESEARCH GRANTS AND AWARDS


What/How to teach love lessons: The development of a curriculum framework, course content and teaching strategies for relationship education. (2019-2021) . This research project was funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan.

Sociology of love: Connecting empirical studies and teaching praxis. (2016-2018) . This research project was funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan.

Gender mMainstreaming and the construction of gender-friendly medical environment. (2014-2016) . This research project was funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan.

The representation of wedding news and its critique: Developing critical pedagogy on heterosexual/homosexual romantic love and weeding representations. (2013-2015) . This research project was funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan.

Shopping for romantic love: From a sociological study on love to an action research of relationship education. (2011-2013) . This research project was funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan.

Constructing and negotiating masculiniites and femininities: Students’ gender experiences in Departments of Physical Education. (2009-2011) . This research project was funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan.

Teaching about love: Exploring gender issues in intimacy. (2008-2009) . This research project was funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan.

Intimacy and its education: Teaching college students about multiple sexual subjects and intimate relationships. (2007-2008) . This research project was funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan.

Bullying and gender education: What to do about it? (2006-2007) . This research project was funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan.

Transnational marriage and multicultural education: Teaching gender Issues in social studies. (2005-2006) . This research project was funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan.

Gender, educational work and career development: An event history analysis of promotions of elementary school principals. (2003-2005) . This research project was funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan.

The practice and theory of multicultural gender education: Multicultural feminist perspective. (2001-2002) .This research project was funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan.

Gender consciousness-raising and the education against sexual harassment: An action research of gender equality in the elementary school. (1998-2000) This research project was funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan.

School-based educational reform and the enhancement of multicultural education: An action research. (1998-2000) This research project was funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan.

Housework, domestic space and urban women: Changing women's roles in middle-class families of Taiwan.(1998 Research Grant)

Teaching Fellowship at the Department of Sociology, University of Utah. Sep. 1993 - Aug. 1996

M.A. thesis was awarded by the "Academia Sinica: Institute of Ethnology", Taipei, Taiwan.

RESEARCH SPECIALTIES


Gender Studies esp. Gender Education / Sociology of Gender

Multiculturalism / Multicultural Education

Sociology of Love

Qualitative Research: Research Methods and Methodology

COURSES DESIGNED AND TAUGHT


Feminism and Multicultural Families

Gender Education

Gender Issues and Multicultural Education

Introduction to Sociology

Qualitative Research Methods

Seminar on Gender and Space

Seminar on Gender Education

Seminar on Gender Mainstreaming

Seminar on Multicultural Families

Seminar on Sexuality Education

Social Change in Taiwan

Sociology of Gender

Sociology of Love

Space and Society

Teaching strategy for Gender Education

Thesis Writing