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Shun-Nan Chiang(江順楠)
Department of Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz
SEARCA Visiting Research Fellow (Sept. 15, 2017 – Aug. 14, 2018)

Education

Ph.D. Candidate Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz, U.S.A. 2014-present
* Dissertation Title: Nourishing “New” Green Revolution(s)? – A Comparative Study of Five Agricultural Innovations for Malnutrition in the Philippines
Committee: Julie Guthman (Chair), Ben Crow, Nancy Chen, Jenny Reardon

M.A. Sociology, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. 2012
* Master’s Thesis: Lay Knowledge and Practices of Healthy Diet in Contemporary Taiwan

B.A. Sociology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan. 2006

Research Areas of Interest

Rural Development and Nutrition Security in the Philippines
Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture & Global Hunger
Global Nutrition Project & Critical Nutrition Studies
Alternative Food Movements in the Global South
International Development & Global Sciences
Quantitative Analysis with Time Use Data

Award

UC Davis Research and Innovation for Agriculture Fellowship (Oct. 2017 – Mar. 2018)

Taiwanese Government Scholarship Awards for Oversea Studies (Sept. 2014 – Aug. 2017)

UCSC Jessica Roy Memorial Award (2016)

UCSC Sociology Department Research & Travel Grant (2016, 2017)

Conference Paper and Presentation

“’Be Riceponsible!’ – A Comparative Study of the Brown Rice Campaign and the Golden Rice Project in the Philippines” Presented at the AFHVS/ASFS Annual Meeting and Conference, Los Angeles, CA, June 14-17, 2017.

“’Be Riceponsible!’ – The Sociotechnical Imaginaries of Brown Rice Campaign in the Philippines” Presented at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, April 5-9, 2017.

“Harvesting Nutrition or Planting Nutrition: Making Sense of Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Through Critical Nutrition Studies.” Presented at the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Conference. Denver, Colorado, November 11-14, 2015.

“Food Movements Within the International Nutritional Academic Community.” Paper presented at the 6th Taiwan Science, Technology, and Society Association Conference. National Chiao Tung University, March 22-23, 2014. (Chinese)
“Lay Knowledge Network of Healthy Diet in Taiwan.” Presented at the Asia-Pacific Science, Technology & Society Network Biennial Conference. University of Singapore, July 15-17 2013.

“Preliminary Discussion on Development of Nutritional Science in Taiwan.” Paper presented at the 5th Taiwan Science, Technology, and Society Association Conference. National Taiwan University, March 23-24, 2013. (Chinese)

“‘Health is Not For Discussion’: Analysis of Healthy Diet Knowledge in Use.” Paper presented at the 4th Taiwan Science, Technology, and Society Association Conference. National Yunlin University of Science & Technology, April 14-15, 2012. (Chinese)

Invited Presentation

“Agricultural Innovations and Alternative Food Movement for Nutrition Security and Rural Development: A Proposal for Eco-Social Design”
07/19/2016
Agricultural Systems Cluster, College of Agriculture, University of Philippines Los Baños

Other Publications

“Imagining the Future of Agriculture and Food: A Comparative Study of Two Agricultural Innovations for Malnutrition in the Philippines.” in Technoscience, Society, Human, forthcoming. (Chinese)

“When Justice Meets Science: An Introduction of Science & Justice Center at UCSC.” Article published in the Taiwan Science, Technology & Society Association Monthly Newsletter, December 2014.

Academic Experiences

Visiting Student
Agricultural Systems Cluster 06/2016 ~ 07/2016
College of Agriculture, University of Philippines Los Banos

Research Assistant
Civil Agriculture Project 04/2013 ~ 07/2014
Prof. Lii Ding-Tzann
Institute of Sociology, National Tsing Hua University

Interdisciplinary Project of Nursing, Technology, and Society 11/2010 ~ 07/2011
Prof. Chiang Hsien-Hsien, Prof. Lu Zxy-Yann, and Dr. Lin Yi-Ping
School of Nursing, National Yang Ming University

Integrated Engineering Research for Quality Life 10/2006 ~ 11/2008
Dr. Lin Wen-Yuan
Center for General Education, National Tsing Hua University

Survey of the Experiences of Peritoneal Dialysis Patients 07/2006 ~10/2007
Dr. Lin Wen-Yuan
Center for General Education, National Tsing Hua University

Teaching Assistant
Statistical Methods Winter 2016, 2017
Sociology Department, University of California, Santa Cruz

Science Technology and Society Fall 2007
Center for General Education, National Tsing Hua University

Sociology of Image Spring 2006
Department & Graduate Institute of Sociology, National Taiwan University

Service

Journal Review
Agriculture & Human Value

Co-Organizer
UCSC International Research Concourse (2015)
Agroecology Interaction Meeting in Taiwan (2012-2013)