Gao Xiang

来源: 时间:2019-11-12

E-mail:xiangxianggao@126.com

EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS HELD

2019 – To present   Associate Professor at the School of Sociology at Huazhong University of Science and Technology

2015 – 2018  Assistant Professor at the School of Sociology at Huazhong University of Science and Technology

EDUCATION

2011 – 2015  Ph.D. (Social Work), Arizona State University, USA

2009 - 2011   M.A. (Social Security), Nankai University, China

2005 - 2009   B.A. (Public Administration), Chongqing University, China

RESEARCH INTERESTS

● Mental Health and Aging

● Elder Mistreatment and Neglect

● Medical social work

PUBLICATIONS

1. Guo Q.J., Gao X., Sun F., Feng N. (2019) Filial piety and intergenerational ambivalence among mother–adult child dyads in rural China. Ageing & Society

2. Sun F., Gao X., Brown H., Winfree LT Jr. (2019) Police Officer Competence in Handling Alzheimer’s Cases: The Roles of AD Knowledge, Beliefs, and Exposure. Dementia: The international journal of social research and practice

3. Gao X., Sun F., Marsiglia F.F., Dong X. (2019) Elder Mistreatment among Older Chinese Americans: The Role of Family Cohesion. International Journal of Aging and Human Development

4. Gao X., Sun, F., Hodge D.R. (2016) Elder Mistreatment among Chinese American Families: Do Acculturation and Traditionalism Matter? Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences

5. Sun, F., Gao X., Gao, S., Li, Q., Hodge D.R. (2016) Depressive Symptoms among Older Chinese Americans: Examining the Role of Acculturation and Family Dynamics. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences

6. Anderson, S.G., Liu, M.R., Gao, X. (2016) Assessing Access to Social Services in Emerging Systems: A Conceptual Approach. Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, 43(2), 157.

7. Sun, F., Gao, X., & Coon, D. W. (2015). Perceived threat of Alzheimer’s disease among Chinese American older adults: The role of Alzheimer’s disease literacy. The Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 70(2), 247-257.

8. Sun, F., Gao, X., Shen, H., & Burnette, D. (2014). Levels and Correlates of Knowledge about Alzheimer’s Disease among Older Chinese Americans. Journal of cross-cultural gerontology, 29(2), 173-183.

9. Gao X., Sun F., Ko E.J., Kwak J. & Shen H.W. (2015) Perceptions and Knowledge of End-of-Life Care in Chinese American Elders: The Role of Acculturation. Palliative and Supportive Care

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

1. Gao, X., Li Z.H., & Sun, F., Influence of Cultural Factors on Coping with Behavioral Problems of Alzheimer’s Patients: Experience of Chinese American Caregivers in Phoenix and Their Counterparts in Shanghai. Presented at the 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in New Orleans, LA. Nov. 20 to 24, 2013.

2. Sun, F., & Guo, M., Li S., & Gao X., Major Depression in Chinese Americans: The Role of Informal Supportive Networks. Presented at the 17th Annual Conference of Society for Social Work and Research, San Diego, CA, Jan 16-20, 2013.

3. Sun, F., Gao X., Jiang G.H., & Coon D. Depressive Symptoms in Chinese American Elders: The Role of Acculturation, Health, and Family Support. Will be presented at the 67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Washington D.C., Nov. 20 to 24, 2014.

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Elder Maltreatment among Chinese Americans

● Primary data collection

● Quantitative research method

● Socio-cultural perspective

TEACHING EXPERIENCE IN AMERICA

Course Instructor in Research Method (2015 Spring), a 3 credit online BSW course

Course Instructor in Statistics for Social Workers (2014 Fall, 2015 Spring), a 3 credit online BSW course

TA inAging Social Work Perspective (2012 Fall), a 3 credit online MSW course

TA in Aging Social Work Perspective (2013 Fall), a 3 credit online MSW course

TA in International Social Work (2013 Fall), a 3 credit MSW course

GRANTS

l Knowledge, Help-seeking and Service system of Dementia in Chinese Older adults (P.I.) 

u Funding Source –Huazhong University of Science and Technology

l Life Quality of Demented Older Adults and Social Support (P.I.) 

u Funding Source –The National Social Science Fund of China

l Fall Risks of Chinese Older Adults and Prevention (P.I.) 

u Funding Source –Huazhong University of Science and Technology

ACADEMIC AWARDS/ RECOGNITION

2017  Junior Faculty Award at Huazhong University of Science and Technology

2016  Chutian Scholar in Hubei Province

2015  Interview Travel Grant at Arizona State University

2014  Jumpstart Research Grant at Arizona State University

2014  Graduate Research Support Grant at Arizona State University

2014  Travel Award at Arizona State University    

2013  Travel Award at Arizona State University  

2010  Second-Class Scholarship at Nankai University    

2009  Bao Gang Scholarship awarded by Bao Gang Group Corporation    

2008  Scholarship   for High Achievers at Chongqing University   

2007  National   Scholarship for College Students awarded by the Chinese Government    

2005-2009  First-Class   Scholarship, four successive academic years, at Chongqing University     

ER REEAXPERIENCE

Two-year internship at the Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center (SIRC) affiliated to Arizona State University

Joined in the Interprofessional Senior Mentor Program (IPSMP) supported by the Arizona Center on Aging (ACOA)