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Service

To the Department of Sociology

2019- Director of Graduate Studies, Chair of the Graduate Program Committee
2018 Member, Expertise Survey Committee
2017- Member, Junior Faculty Mentoring Committee, Christy L. Erving
2016-2019 Member, Faculty Search Committee
2016-2017 Member, Nominations, Awards, and Publicity Committee
2016- Contact for academic collaboration with Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China
2015-2016 Co-chair, Speakers Committee
2015 Member, Strategic Plan Committee on Cross-Teaching Initiatives
2013-2015 Member, Graduate Program Committee
2013 Guest Lecturer on medical sociology for Introduction to Sociology
2011-2012 Member, RWJF Assistant Professor Search Committee
2010-2011 Member, Undergraduate Program Committee
2009- Faculty major/minor advisor
2009-2010 Faculty mentor for first-year graduate student

To the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society

2018-2019 Member, Colloquium Committee
2016-2017 Member, Faculty Search Committee
2015- Contact for academic collaboration with Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China
2009-2010 Member, Director Search Committee
2009-2012 Faculty major advisor

To the College and University

2019- Member, GlobalVU Subcommittee, Office of the Provost
2019-2022 Faculty Senate Representative (Social Sciences)
2019- Member, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, Faculty Senate
2019 Faculty visitor, Sutherland House, the Commons
2019 Panelist, Meeting on Teaching, Difference, and Power, Center for Teaching
2019 Co-host, Finalist Visit, Academic Pathways Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
2018-2019 Member, the Search Committee for Dean of The Ingram Commons, the Office of Provost
2018-2019 Member, the Committee on Educational Program, College of Arts and Science
2018 Moderator, Vanderbilt China Forum, Global China Connection
2017-2019 Member, Faculty Council, College of Arts and Science
2017- Data Science Champion for Sociology, “Data Science Vision,” TIPS
2017 Co-host, Finalist Visit, Academic Pathways Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
2017 Host, teaching visit, Center for Teaching
2016-2017 Member, Program in Career Development (PCD) Advisory Board, College of Arts and Science
2016 Symposium on “Academia,” the STEAM Factory at the Ohio State University
2016-2017 Co-faculty adviser, Gift of Life at VU
2015-2018 Member, Admissions Committee, College of Arts and Science
2014 Discussion Leader, International Lens film series
2013- Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows Meeting, Center for Teaching
2011 “Social Models for Accomplishing Our Mission” DesignShop, Vanderbilt Center for Better Health
2010 Guest lecturer on social capital for Social Network Analysis (Professor Kimberly D. Bess), Peabody College of Education and Human Development
2009 Consultation session with the job candidate for the assistant director position, Center for Teaching
2009 Research study design studio consultation (Dr. Sabina Gesell), Medical Center

To Other Universities

2017- Academic contact, Hong Kong Baptist University
2016 Consultation on social networks, the STEAM Factory at the Ohio State University

To the Discipline

2018-2020 Nominations Committee Chair, the Section on Sociology of Mental Health, ASA
2017-2019 Editorial Board Member, Social Psychology Quarterly
2016-2019 Editorial Board Member, Work and Occupations
2016-2019 Editorial Board Member, Chinese Sociological Review
2019 Mentor, the Section on Sociology of Mental Health and the Section on Social Psychology, ASA
2019 Table presider, the Annual Meeting of ASA
2019 Medical Sociology Table Host, and Session Presider, SSS
2018- Mentor, the Section on Asia and Asian America, ASA
2018- Treasurer, Annual Conference Organizing Committee, ICSA
2017 Treasurer, Annual Conference Organizing Committee, Election Committee, and Session Presider, NACSA
2017 Session Organizer and Presider, the Sunbelt Conference of INSNA
2015 Session Presider, the Annual Meeting of ASA
2015 Member, Graduate Student Paper Award Committee, Society and Mental Health Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems
2008, 2014 Table Presider for the Annual Meeting of ASA
2007-2008 Editorial Assistant for Economic Sociology Section Newsletter, Accounts, ASA
Reviewer National Science Foundation
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
American Sociological Review
American Journal of Sociology
Chinese Sociological Review
  Comparative Sociology
  Current Sociology
  Demographic Research
  Demography
  European Sociological Review
  Gender & Society
  International Journal of Comparative Sociology
  International Sociology
  Journal of Comparative Family Studies
  Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences
  Journal of Family Issues
  Journal of Health and Social Behavior
  Journal of Marriage and Family
  Journal of Sociological Studies
Network Science
  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  Research in the Sociology of Work
  Research on Aging
  Social Forces
  Social Forum
  Social Networks
  Social Problems
  Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
  Social Psychology Quarterly
  Social Science & Medicine (Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing)
  Social Science & Medicine-Population Health
Social Science Quarterly
  Social Science Research
  Society and Mental Health
  Sociological Perspectives
  Sociology of Health and Illness
  Socius
  The Sociological Quarterly
  Work and Occupation

To the Community

2019 Consultation on social networks and health in the workplace, Reel (an App)
2016 Interpreter, Asian Fusion, Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville
2013-2014 Consultation on social networks and health lifestyle, Spire (a web-based social networking service)
2009 Consultation on social capital, the Pacific Foundation

Professional Memberships

American Sociological Association (ASA)
International Sociological Association (ISA)
International Chinese Sociological Association (ICSA)
International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA)
North American Chinese Sociological Association (NACSA)
Southern Sociological Society (SSS)