|Doris T. Chang
Wichita State University
Wichita, Kansas 67260-0082
Tel: (316) 978-7169 (O)
Associate Professor, Wichita State University, 2009 to the present.
Assistant Professor, Wichita State University, 2003 to 2009.
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1994-2002
Dissertation: “Daughters of Formosa: Feminist Discourses and Women’s Movements in Taiwan, 1920-2002” Ph.D. in East Asian History, December 2002
Fields of study: Chinese Socio-Intellectual History
Modern Japanese History
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 1992-1994
M.A. in East Asian History, 1994
Thesis: “Changes and Continuities of Urban Women’s Experiences in Twentieth-Century China”
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, 1989-1992
B.A. in History, 1992, cum laude
University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, MA, 1987-1989
Transferred to University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Grants, Fellowships, and Awards:
Recipient, Professor Liao Shutsung Research Award of the North American Taiwanese Professors’ Association, $5,000, August 2015 to July 2016 (Refereed).
Tilford Fellowship, infusing diversity in the curriculum development of Wichita State University, $4,000, Fall 2013 to Spring 2014.
Visiting Fellowship, Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, $2596.00, May 2006 (Refereed).
CO-PI, Information Technology Grant of Wichita State University for Integrating and Sustaining Global Learning in Women’s Studies, $7700.00, November 2003.
Book-length monograph, Women’s Movements in Twentieth-Century Taiwan. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2009.
“Reading Sex and Temperament in Taiwan: Margaret Mead and Postwar Taiwanese Feminism,” NWSA (National Women’s Studies Association) Journal Vol. 12 No.1 Spring 2009: 51-75.
“Two Women, Two Visions of Nationhood for Taiwan: Madame Chiang Kai-shek and Hsiu-lien Annette Lu.” Asian Journal of Women’s Studies Vol. 15 No. 2 Summer 2009: 7-32.
“What Can Taiwan and the United States Learn from Each Other’s Guest Worker Programs?” Journal of Workplace Rights Vol. 14 No.1, 2010: 3-26
“Chen Chu: A Cosmopolitan Leader for Human Rights and Democracy in Taiwan,” ChiMoKoJa:
History of China, Mongolia, Korea, and Japan Vol. 1 (Fall 2015), co-authored with Richard C. Kagan.
“Taiwan’s Feminist Discourses and Women’s Movements: the State of the Field and Future Prospects.” In The State of the Field of Taiwan Studies, edited by H. H. Michael Hsiao and Dafydd Fell. London: Routledge, to be published in 2016.
“Hsiu-lien Annette Lu.” In History of Feminist Thought, edited by Tiffany Wayne. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2011.
An entry on Taiwanese American history in Asian American History and Culture, An Encyclopedia, Volume II, edited by Huping Ling and Allan Austin. Armonk, New York: M. E. Sharpe, 2010.
Book Abstract of Lisa Raphals’ Sharing the Light: Representations of Women and Virtue in Early China,
in Journal of Women’s History, Winter 2000.
Critical Film Review of PBS Documentary, “The Tug of War: A Story of Taiwan.” Taiwanese Voices 2: 1 (January 1999): 3, 6-7.
“The Second Sex, Confucianism, and Individualism in Lu Hsiu-lien’s New Feminism in Taiwan.” In Taiwan 2000—Envisioning a Pluralistic Future: Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference of the North American Taiwan Studies Association at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 16-19, 2000.
Work in Progress
Writing a book titled Women’s Movements in Twentieth-Century China and Taiwan:
A Comparative Analysis.
Writing an article titled “Tsai Ing-wen: A Leader for Taiwanese Democracy.”
Invited Presentations at Professional Conferences and Lecture Series
“Taiwan’s Feminist Discourses and Women’s Movements: the State of the Field and Future Prospects,”
The Second World Congress of Taiwan Studies, the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, June 2015.
“Nationalism, Feminism, and Radicalism: An Examination of Modern Chinese History,” Strait Talk Symposium, Brown University, October 2013.
“Feminist Movement and the Changing Role of Women,” Lecture Series on Taiwan Studies, Columbia University, New York, March 2011.
“Women’s Movements in Twentieth-Century Taiwan,” Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, May 2011.
“Writing and Teaching Global Feminist Histories,” Fortieth Anniversary Conference of Western Association of Women Historians, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California, May 2009.
Presentations at Professional Conferences
“Reflections 20 years after the UN Women’s Conference in Beijing—the case of Taiwan,” National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 2015 (Abstract refereed).
“The Impact of American Feminism on Postwar Taiwan’s Feminist Movement,” Association of Asian American Studies Annual Conference, Seattle, April 2013 (Abstract refereed)
“Dr. Tsai Ing-wen on Postwar Taiwan’s Reception of Western Democracy,” International Association for Philosophy and Literature Annual Conference, National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, May 2011 (Abstract refereed).
“Guest Worker Programs in Taiwan and the United States: a Comparative Perspective,” North American Taiwan Studies Association Annual Conference, University of California at Berkeley, June 2010 (Abstract refereed).
“Female Guest Workers in Taiwan during the Era of Globalization,” National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 2008 (Abstract refereed).
“Two Women, Two Visions of Nationhood for Taiwan: Madame Chiang Kai-shek and Vice President Annette Lu,” 13th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Scripps College, Claremont, California, June 2005 (Abstract refereed)
“Envisioning a Taiwan-Centered Feminist Historiography,” North American Taiwan Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Hawaii at Manoa, June 2004 (Abstract refereed).
“The Second Sex, Confucianism, and Individualism in Lu Hsiu-lien’s New Feminism in Taiwan,” North American Taiwan Studies Association Annual Conference, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., June 2000 (Abstract refereed).
“Taiwan’s Pioneer Feminist: Hsiu-lien Annette Lu,” Midwest Conference on Asian History and Culture, The Ohio State University, May 1999. This paper was refereed as a best conference paper and was invited for presentation at the Midwestern Conference on Asian Affairs, Michigan State University, September 1999.
Panel Discussant at Professional Conferences
“Only Boys Play-Fight. We Girls Play-Babysit”: Exploring Taiwanese Kindergartners’ Gender Knowledge in Kindergartens,” and “A-Gong’s Homeland: Place Names on Tombstones & the Construction of Identity in Taiwan.” Annual Conference of North American Taiwan Studies Association, University of Texas at Austin, June 2009.
“Gendered Representations: Vietnam, Indonesia, and Japan.” Annual Meeting of the Western and Southwestern Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, September 2007.
“Issues of Taiwanese Historiography,” Tenth Annual Conference of North American Taiwan Studies Association, University of Hawaii at Manoa, June 2004.
“The Changes and Continuities of Gender Discourses and Women’s Movements in Twentieth-Century Taiwan,” panelist of roundtable on “The Turn of Feminist Theories and Movements in the Global Age: Asserting the Politics of Difference,” Ninth Annual Conference of the North American Taiwan Studies Association, Rutgers University, June 2003 (Invited).
“Commodification and Reproduction of Culture,” Ninth Annual Conference of North American Taiwan Studies Association, Rutgers University, June 2003 (Invited).
“Transgressing Gender Boundaries: Women in Politics and on the Battlefield,” Fifth Annual Midwest Conference on Asian History and Culture, The Ohio State University, May 2000.
“The Challenges of Teaching Survey Courses on Asian Subjects,” Plenary Session of the Midwestern Conference on Asian History and Culture, The Ohio State University, May 1999.
Recognitions of Teaching Excellence
Nominated for Academy for Effective Teaching (AET) Award for four consecutive years: 2005-2006; 2006-2007; 2007-2008; and 2008-2009, Wichita State University.
Wichita State University, 2003 to the present
WOM S 287 Women in Society: Social Issues
WOM S 370 Women in World Religions
WOM S 391 Women’s Global Issues
WOM S 532 Women in Ethnic America
WOM S 579 Asian Women in Modern History
WOM S 580G Women in China/Chinese Diaspora
WOM S 587 Theories of Feminism
LASI 300 Global Issues
Graduate Associate, The Ohio State University, 1994-1999
Instructor, History 131 and 132, Comparative Asian Civilizations of China, Japan, and India (Antiquity to 1600; 1600 to the present), 1999.
Instructor, History 152, American Civilization (1877 to the present), 1998.
Chair of Master’s Thesis Committee, Wichita State University
Alice Qian-ning Fam, MA, Master of Liberal Studies, Wichita State University, 2015
Thesis: “Gender and Ethnic Diversity in Malaysia’s Multicultural Education Policies.”
Pooja Sharma, MA, Master of Liberal Studies, Wichita State University, 2014.
Thesis: “Reintegration of Victims and Survivors of Trafficking in Nepal.”
Member of Master’s Thesis Committees, Wichita State University
Taryn Gilbert, MA, Department of English, 2013.
Thesis: “Twisted Sisters: The progression of white women from home-wreckers to friends in Onoto Watanna's "Miss Numé of Japan" and Sui Sin Far's "The wisdom of the new."
Parker Daniel, MA, Master of Liberal Studies, 2012
Thesis: “Phallic Presence and Phallic Absence in Characterizations of Black Gay Men.”
Gladys Kwa, MA, Department of English, 2011.
Thesis: “The Handmaiden’s Plight: An Investigation of Survivor Ideologies of Marginalized Asian Women.”
Sandi Harvey, MA, Department of Anthropology, 2010.
Thesis: “Analysis of Okinawan Popular Music in Relation to Other Southeast Asian Studies of Popular Music.”
Christine Ann Farrell, MA, Department of History, 2007.
Thesis: “Vesting Women with the Vote: The Timing of the Federal Amendment for Woman Suffrage.”
Ee-Ling Jasmine Tan, MA, The Elliot School of Communications, 2006.
Thesis: “Singapore Airlines: A Study in Exemplary Crisis Communication.”
Maria Jessica Castillo Crespo, MA, Elliot School of Communications, 2003.
Thesis: “The Perfect Wife and Companion:
A Study of Mail-Order-Bride Websites and the Marketing of Filipino Women.”
Service and Academic Activities at Wichita State University (WSU)
Member, Faculty Senate, June 2014 to June 2016.
Member, University Academic Affairs Committee, June 2013 to June 2014.
Member, University Scholarship and Student Aid Committee, June 2005 to June 2009
Faculty Adviser, Taiwanese Student Association, 2004 to 2014.
Referee, Annual National History Day Contest, March 2004, February 2005, and February 2008.
Guest Coach, Women’s Shocker Basketball Game, December 2007.
Guest Speaker, Celebrating Women’s History Month, Office of Multi-Cultural Affairs, March 2007.
Guest Speaker, International Students’ Orientation, Office of International Education, January 2005.
WSU Team, 14th Annual Susan G. Komen Wichita Race for the Cure of Breast Cancer, September 2003.
Service and Academic Activities at the WSU Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS)
Member, LAS Tenure, Promotion, and Appeals Committee, Fall 2010 to Spring 2011.
Member, College Council, Fall 2009 to Fall 2010.
Member, Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Admissions Committee, 2004 & ongoing.
Member, International Studies Field Major Task Force, 2008.
Integrated two courses, “Women in World Religions” and “Asian Women in Modern History” into the curriculum for the interdisciplinary Asian Studies Certificate in LAS, 2006-2007.
Guest Speaker, “Women in China/Chinese Diaspora,” COM 335 International and Intercultural Communication in a Global World, October 2014.
Guest Speaker, “Call to Action against Domestic Violence,” FOCUS (Feminists on Campus), Department of Sociology, November 2010.
Guest Speaker, “Gender, Outsourcing, and Migration of Labor in the Asia-Pacific Region,” LASI 300 Global Issues, February 2010.
Guest Speaker, “Asian American Experience,” POLS 390J Minority Politics, April 2007.
Guest Speaker, “Diversity Awareness,” Ethnic Studies 360, April 2004.
Service and Academic Activities at the WSU Center for Women’s Studies
Member, Coordinating Committee, Women’s History Month, 2003 and ongoing.
Member, Assessment Committee of Women’s Studies Majors, 2003 & ongoing.
Member, WSU Women’s Studies Community Council Advisory Board for fund-raising and community outreach, 2003 to 2009.
Guest Speaker, “Asian Girls in Transnational Families,” Women’s Studies 387, April 2005;
and “Asian Women in American Cultural Images,” Women’s Studies 387, April 2004.
Introduced Women’s Studies as a major and a minor to students at the Fall Activities Fair of the Student Activities Council, September 2003.
Academic activities and Community Services in Wichita
Member, Board of Directors, Global Learning Center of Wichita, 2010-2015.
Member, Planning Committee, Thirtieth Annual Asian Festival, Wichita, Fall 2010.
Coordinator and Host, teleconferencing with two U.S. Congress members on “The State of Asian America,” sponsored by the Asian-Pacific Americans for Progress, Wichita, May 2010.
Coordinator and Panel Presenter, “China and Taiwan Compared,” September 2013, Global Learning Center of Wichita.
Guest Speaker, “Guest Worker Program in Taiwan,” December 2010, Wichita Area Chinese Faculty & Physicians’ Club.
Guest Speaker, “Feminist Response to Religion,” Hebrew Congregation of Wichita, November 2009.
Guest Speaker, “Gender, Wage Labor, and Outsourcing in the Asia-Pacific Region,” Global Learning Center of Wichita, February 2006.
Coordinator and Presenter, “Women’s Political Leadership and National Power,” International Women’s Day Panel, March 2006.
Guest Speaker, “Connecting with Global Women,” International Women’s Day Panel, March 2005.
Guest Speaker, “Vice President Hsiu-lien Annette Lu’s Advocacy of Non-Violence and Soft Power in Taiwan,” International Women’s Day Panel, March 2003.
Service to Professional Associations and Conferences
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Gender and Power, 2013 and ongoing.
Referee of journal articles for Asian Studies Review, 2013.
Referee of journal articles for Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 2010.
Referee of conference papers at the Fifth International Conference on Intercultural Communication Competence, Wichita, Kansas, January 2008.
Auditing Officer, North American Taiwan Studies Association, June 2003 to June 2004.
Coordinating Committee Member, Fourth Annual Midwest Conference on Asian History and Culture, Columbus, Ohio, May 1999.
Membership in Professional Associations
American Historical Association
Association for Asian Studies
National Women’s Studies Association
North American Taiwan Studies Association