Yang, Philip Q. 1955–

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Yang, Philip Q. 1955–

PERSONAL: Born July 27, 1955, in Guangdong Province, China; naturalized U.S. citizen; son of Yuan and Xuan (Ma) Yang; married Jianling Li, 1984; children: Ming, William. Ethnicity: "Chinese." Education: Zhongshan University, B.A., 1982; University of CaliforniaLos Angeles, M.A., 1988, Ph.D., 1993.

ADDRESSES: Office—Department of Sociology and Social Work, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX 76204-5887; fax: 940-898-2067. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: Zhongshan University, Canton, China, assistant professor of demography, 1982–86; University of California, Los Angeles, lecturer in sociology, 1994–95; California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, began as assistant professor, became associate professor of ethnic studies, 1995–99; Texas Woman's University, Denton, associate professor of sociology, 1999–.

MEMBER: North American Chinese Sociologists Association, American Sociological Association, Population Association of America, National Association for Ethnic Studies, Association for Asian American Studies, Association of Chinese Professors of Social Sciences in the United States, Southwestern Social Science Association.

AWARDS, HONORS: United Nations fellow, 1986–87; National Science Foundation grantee, 2001–2003; Texas Woman's University Chancellor's Research Fellow, 2001–01, and 2002–03.


Post-1965 Immigration to the United States: Structural Determinants, Praeger Publishers (Westport, CT), 1995.

Introduction to Ethnic Studies: A Reader, Kendall/Hunt (Dubuque, IA), 1999.

Ethnic Studies: Issues and Approaches, State University of New York Press (Albany, NY), 2000.

Contributor to books, including Ethnic Los Angeles, edited by Roger Waldinger and Mehdi Bozorgmehr, Russell Sage Foundation, 1996; The Psychology of Ethnic and Cultural Conflict: Looking through American and Global Chaos or Harmony, edited by Yueh-Ting Lee, Clark McCauley, and others, Praeger Publishers (Westport, CT), 2004; and Asian Americans: Contemporary Trends and Issues, edited by Pyong Gap Min, 2nd edition, Pine Forge Press, 2005. Contributor to periodicals, including International Migration Review, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of Asian American Studies, Diaspora, Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Educational Studies, International Journal of Social Welfare, Ethnic Studies Review, and Population and Environment.