Prof. Huang Chang-Ling 黃長玲

Posted on May, 12 2016

Huang Chang-Ling

Name: Prof. Huang Chang-Ling  黃長玲

Home institution: Dept. of Political Science, National Taiwan University

Duration of Stay: June 23 to July 3, 2016

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Chang-Ling Huang is associate professor of political science at the National Taiwan University. She received her Ph. D. from the University of Chicago and her research interests are gender politics and minority politics. She has published in various academic journals such as American Journal of Public Health, Developing Economies, Issues & Studies, and Politics & Gender. She was also a contributor of several edited volumes. Her current research interests focus on comparative studies of gender quotas and state feminism. Professor Huang is a recipient of the Outstanding Teaching Award and Outstanding Social Service Award of the National Taiwan University.

Besides teaching and research, Professor Huang has been actively involved in Taiwan’s social movements. Since 2000, she has been a board member of the Awakening Foundation, the earliest established feminist organization of post-war Taiwan, and between 2004 and 2007, she was the president of the foundation. Over the past decade she has also served on various government gender commissions. Since 2013, she is the president of the Taiwan Association for Truth and Reconciliation, a social movement organization that works on transitional justice in Taiwan.