Curriculum Vitae

Shun-Nan Chiang(江順楠)
Department of Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz
SEARCA Visiting Research Fellow (Sept. 15, 2017 – Aug. 14, 2019)

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

Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture & Global Hunger
Global Nutrition Project & Critical Nutrition Studies
Agricultural and Nutritional Policy-Making in the Philippines
Political Economy and Ecology of the Global Food System
Alternative Food Movements in the Global South
Quantitative Analysis with Time Use Data, Innovation Studies
Science and Politics of Quantification and Metrics

Award

UC Davis Research and Innovation for Agriculture Fellowship (2017-2018)
Taiwanese Government Scholarship Awards for Oversea Studies (2014-2017)
In-Candidacy Fee Offset Grant (2017-2018)
Regents Fee Fellowship (2017-2018)
Graduate International Student Regent Fellowship (2017)
UCSC Jessica Roy Memorial Award (2016)
UCSC Sociology Department Research & Travel Grant (2015, 2016, 2017)

Peer-Reviewed Journal Article

Shellabarger, Rachel, Rachel Voss, Monika Egerer, & Shun-Nan Chiang. Forthcoming. “Challenging the urban-rural dichotomy in agri-food systems.” Agriculture and Human Values.

Policy Writing

Chiang, Shun-Nan & Xyrus Godfrey Capiña. 2018. “Adding Diversity as a New Dimension in the Food Security Framework.” SEARCA Policy Brief Series.

Book Chapter

Chiang, Shun-Nan. 2018. “Imagining the Future of Agriculture and Food: A Comparative Study of Two Agricultural Innovations for Malnutrition in the Philippines.” in Technoscience, Society, Human Volume III, edited by Wen-Yuan Lin, Tzung-De Lin, Gu-Yang Yang. Hsinchu: National Chiao Tung University Press. (Chinese)

Conference Paper and Presentation

“Historicizing the Nutrition-Agriculture Linkage from the Global Food Systems Perspective” to be presented at the International Conference on Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture and Food Systems, Tagaytay City, Philippines, November 7-10, 2018.

“Linking School Gardening and Feeding Together: The Experience From SEARCA School and Home Gardening Project (SHGP)” presented at the 2018 Asia-Pacific Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics (APSafe) Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, May 10-12, 2018. (with Blesilda M. Calub, Leila S. Africa, Bessie M. Burgos, and Henry M. Custodio)

“’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

From Food Security to Food and Nutrition Security: How to Rethink the Linkages Between Malnutrition and the Food System?
01/23/2018
SEARCA Agriculture and Development Seminar Series

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

Book Review

Chiang, Shun-Nan & Yi-Chen Liu. 2018. “Social Movement in Taiwan and Hong Kong.” Asian Journal of Law and Society. (Book Review of Law and Politics of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements, edited by Brian Christopher Jones. New York, NY: Routledge, 2017)

Other Publications

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.

Paper in Preparation

(working draft) “Transecting Global Encounters — The Fall and Rise of Brown Rice in the Philippines.”

(under contract) Chiang, Shun-Nan & Ben Crow. Forthcoming. “Understanding Hunger, Famine, and Malnutrition,” in Poverty and Development 3rd edition, edited by Tim Allen and Alan Thomas. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

(working draft) “Do household Members Still Have Meals Together? Evidence from American Time Use Survey.”

(working Draft) “Rethinking ‘Technical Fix’ with a Comparative Study of Golden Rice Project and Brown Rice Campaign in the Philippines.”

Academic Experiences

Visiting Research Fellow 
Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA)
09/15/2017 ~ 08/14/2018

Visiting Student
Agricultural Systems Cluster, College of Agriculture and Food Science, University of Philippines Los Baños
06/2016 ~ 07/2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Service

Journal Review
Agriculture & Human Value

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

Conference Session Chair/Moderator
Chair
“Ethnic groups and food cultures” Session,
2018 Asia-Pacific Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics (APSafe) Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, May 10-12, 2018.