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Jing Guo receiving award
Jing Guo, PhD, MA
Associate Professor, PhD Program Chair, Department Chair

Gartley Hall Rm. 201A
Tel: 808.956.2195
E-mail: jingguo@hawaii.edu
Website: Child and Family Research Lab


Biographical Narrative

Jing Guo is an Associate Professor in the Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work (MBT SSW) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. She received her PhD in social welfare from the University of California, Berkeley and MA in social welfare from the Peking University, China. Dr. Guo’s research centers on 1) comparative family policy, in relation to work-family balance, gender equality and child development; 2) population migration, acculturation and child wellbeing, particularly focusing on Asian Americans; and 3) social policy and social services in China. Dr. Guo serves as the PhD program Chair and the policy sequence Chair for the BSW and MSW programs. She has taught social policy, history, theory, and research courses across BSW, MSW and PhD programs in the MBT SSW. Dr. Guo also leads the MBT SSW international initiatives in China. She has been appointed to the CSWE Council on Global learning and Practice (2017-2020).

Education

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley

MA, Peking University, China

Research Interests

  • Comparative family policy
  • Work, family and Gender
  • Migration and child education
  • Asian Americans, Immigrants and child welfare
  • Social policy and social services in China

CV

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EDUCATION

2007 Ph.D. Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley
2002 M.A. Social Welfare, Peking University, China
1999 B.A. Social Welfare, Peking University, China

PROFERSIONAL POSITIONS

2015-present Associate professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work

2017-present Research Associate, Columbia University
China Center for Social Policy

2019-present Affiliate Faculty, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Women’s Studies

2014-present Affiliate Faculty, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Center for Chinese Studies

2015-present Associate professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work

2008-2015 Assistant professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work

2008 Junior specialist, University of Hawaii at Manoa
School of Social Work

2003-2005 Graduate Student Instructor, University of California, Berkeley
School of Social Welfare

2002-2007 Graduate Student Researcher, University of California, Berkeley
School of Social Welfare

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Guo, J. & Zan, Hua (2018). What can we learn from the policy making process? an example of paid family leave in Hawaii. Social Work & Society, 16(1), https://www.socwork.net/sws/article/view/541/1068.

Guo, J., Marshall, S., Glasser, J. L., & Spillers, J. (2016). Learning Global Social Conditions: A Broader View for Social Work Students. Social Work Education, 35(1), 3-17.

Guo, J. (2015). International collaboration with China: A professional training program for Civil Affairs officials. China Journal of Social Work, 8 (1), 19-32.

Guo, J., & Mu, L. (2015). Residential care for elders in China: Private sector as a solution? Social Development Issues, 37(1), 11-24.

Guo, J., Marshall, S., Glasser, J.L., & Spillers, J. (2015). Learning global social conditions: A broader view for social work students. Social Work Education, 35(1), 3-17.

Li, C., & Guo, J. (2015). NPOs in China: Capacity‐Building Development Since the 1990s. Asian Social Work and Policy Review, 9(1), 79-93.

Li, F., Guo, J., Suga-Nakagawa, A., Takahashi, L. K., & Renaud, J. (2015). The impact of Kaua’i care transition intervention on hospital readmission rates. The American journal of managed care, 21(10), e560-e566.

Guo, J. (2014). Educational expectations of parents and children: findings from a case of China. Asian Social Work and Policy Review, 8(3), 228-242.

Guo, J., & Gilbert, N. (2014). Public attitudes toward government responsibility for child care: The impact of individual characteristics and welfare regimes. Children and Youth
Services Review, 44, 82-89.

Guo, J., & Han, J. (2013). Teachers’ perceptions of migrant children in public schools in China and a proposal for social work intervention. Social Development Issues, 35(3), 50-62.

Guo, J., & Xiao, S. (2013). Through the gender lens: A comparison of family policy in Sweden and China. China Journal of Social Work, 6(3), 228-243.

Guo, J., & Gilbert, N. (2012). Public attitudes and gender policy regimes: Coherence and stability in hard times. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 39(2), 163-182.

Guo, J. (2011). Family and parent correlates of educational achievement: Migrant children in China. Asian Social Work and Policy Review, 5(2), 123-137.

Guo, J., & Gilbert, N. (2007). Welfare state regimes and family policy: A longitudinal analysis. International Journal of Social Welfare, 16(4), 307-313.

Xia, X., & Guo, J.. (2002). Historical development and characteristics of social work in today’s China. International Journal of Social Welfare, 11(3), 254-262.

Peer-reviewed Book Chapters

Guo, J.(2015). Chinese immigrant families and children in the United States: Segmented assimilation, challenges in parenting, and intergenerational relations, In Chan, Edward K.L. (eds.), Chinese Migration and Families-At-Risk, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Guo, J. (2013). Financing migrant child education. In by Baehler, K., & Besharov, D. (eds), Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition. New York: Oxford University Press.

Book Reviews

Guo, J. (2018). Welfare, Work, and Poverty: Social Assistance in China. Qin Gao. 2017: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780190218133. Reviewed by Jing Guo.. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, Vol. 45 (3), Article 13. https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol45/iss3/13

Guo, J. (2014). Child protection in Chinese societies: Challenges and policies by Ko Ling Chan. 2012: New York, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. ISBN 978‐1‐61942‐879‐9. International Journal of Social Welfare, 23(1), 114-115.

Guo, J. (2007). China’s urban health care reform: From state protection to individual responsibility by Wong, CK., Lo, VI. & Tang, KL. Social Development Issues, 29(1), 119-120.

Guo, J. (2006). East Asian welfare regimes in transition: From Confucianism to globalization by Alan Walker and Chack-kie Wong. International Journal of Social Welfare, 15(3), 264.

Other Publications

Guo, J. & He, Zhenfeng (2016). Social work involvement in social assistance, Working paper, Beijing Social Administration College. (in Chinese).

Guo, J. (2009). Different types of alternative care for children. Social Welfare, 2009, 4. (In Chinese).

Guo, J. (2002). Community development in Japan. In Ministry of Civil Affairs (Ed.), Community Development Guide, (pp. 60-69). Beijing: Ministry of Civil Affairs. (In Chinese)

Guo, J. (2001). Comparative study of elderly care policy in China and Japan, Working paper, Research Report Collection 2000-2001, Peking University Japan Research Center.

Manuscripts submitted

Guo, J. & Browne, C. (submitted). Women’s Employment, Family Policies, and Inequality Across the Life Course: A Comparative Analysis of Japan, Sweden and the United States. Journal of Women and Aging.

Guo, J. Gao, Q. & Zhai, F. (submitted). Cultural values, childrearing practices and child maltreatment: A report on the Survey of Asian American Families (SAAF) Hawaii data. Hawaii Journal of Public Health & Social Welfare.

Guo, J., Kreif, T., & Hong, S. (submitted). Summer service-learning program in a Chinese orphanage: What have we learned? Social Work Education: The International Journal.

Liu, Meirong, Sun, F., Zhang, S., Tan, S., Anderson, S., & Guo, J. (submitted). Youth aging out of foster care: Stress, coping mechanisms, problematic behaviors, and social support. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal.

Manuscripts under preparation

Guo, J., Gao, Q. & Zhai, F. (in preparation). Acculturation, parent-child conflict, and parental stress in Asian American families.

Guo, J., & Liu, Meirong. (in preparation). Challenges and Solutions to Female Employment in the Era of Two-Child Policy in China: An Analysis with Media News

Guo, J., & Ma, Dongling. (in preparation) Doing housework and masculinity: A qualitative research in China

Guo, J. & Marshall, S.M. (in preparation). Early childhood education and care policy in Hawaii: Child development or working parent support?

Park, M.L., & Guo, J. (in revision). Breastfeeding in workplace: A multi-theoretical analysis.

RESEARCH FUNDING SUPPORT

2018-2019 Ola Hawaii Team Science Pilot Project Grant, “Medical pluralism among Filipinos in Hawaii” Grant number 2U54MD007601-32 from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), Co-Investigator. PI, Dr. Rhea Faye Felicilda, School of Nursing, UH Manoa.

2014-2016 Lois and Samuel Silberman Fund Faculty Grant, “Cultural values, childrearing practices, and child maltreatment among Asian immigrant families in Hawaii.” PI. Co-PI: Qin Gao of Fordham University and Fuhua Zhai of Stony Brook University.

2014 University of Hawaii at Manoa Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work Professional Development Opportunity Award, “Public attitudes on gender roles and family policy in Japan, Korea, and China: A comparative analysis.” PI.

2010 University of Hawaii at Manoa Student Equity Excellence and Diversity (SEED) Grant, “Policy advocacy in social welfare history poster exhibition.” PI.

2009-2010 University of Hawaii at Manoa Research Relations Fund, “Family and child care policy for low-come families in the United States from a comparative perspective.” PI.

2006-2007 University of California Berkeley Liu Graduate Research Fellowship, “Migrant child education: A case in Beijing, China.” PI.

2005- 2008 Social Sciences Research Grant, “Migrant Child Compulsory Education Project”, co-investigator, PI, Jialing Han of Beijing Academy of Social Sciences.

2005 University of California Berkeley Research Summer Grant, “Migrant children and migrant school in China.” PI.

2000-2001 Peking University Japan Research Center Graduate Student Independent Research Grant, “Elderly care policy in China and Japan.” PI.

SCHOLARSHIPS, HONORS AND AWARDS

2019 University of Hawaii Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching

2014 University of Hawaii Teaching Excellence Award Nominee

2011-2016 University of Hawaii Faculty Travel Fund

2008 The Kandersteg Seminar Fellow on Modern Welfare States, the New York University the Remarque Institute

2005-2006 University of California, Berkeley Dean’s Normative Time Fellowship

2002-2004 University of California, Berkeley Graduate Division Fellowship

2001 Hong Kong Christian Service Social Work Graduate Student Internship Scholarship, Hong Kong

2000 Social Work Xinchuan Scholarship, Peking University, China

1998-1999 AIEJ Short-term Student Exchange Promotion Program Scholarship, Association of International Education, Japan

1995-1998 First-class Student Award, Peking University, China

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Guo, J. (2020) “Early childhood education and care in Hawaii: Child development or working parent support? for presentation in the symposium entitled “Politics and Policy of Supporting Employment and Caregiving” during the 24th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), January 15-19, 2020, Washington, DC.

Guo, J. & Zan, H. (2019). What can we learn from the policy making process? An example of paid family leave in Hawaii. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Conference of Society of Social Work Research (SSWR), January 10-14, 2019. San Francisco, CA.

Guo, J., Kreif, T., & Hong, S., (2018). Summer service learning program in a Chinese orphanage: What we have learned? CSWE APM. November 8-11. Orlando, FL.

Nakaoka, S., Kaopua, L.S., Tarutani, C., Ono, M., Guo, J., (2018). He Ala Kuikui Lima Kānaka: The Journey Towards Indigenizing a School of Social Work. CSWE, APM. November 811. Orlando, FL.

Guo, J. & Park, Mei Linn (2018). “Workplace Breastfeeding Policies: Strategies for Policy Enforcement” in the Symposium “Motherhood and Employment: Challenges and solutions”. (Guo, J. Symposium organizer). Paper accepted at the Work and Family Researchers Network Conference (WFRN), June 21-23, Washington D.C.

Guo, J., Zhai, F., & Gao, Q., (2018). “Acculturation, Parent-Child Conflict, and Parental Stress in Asian American Families: A Path Analysis” in the Symposium “Acculturation, Parenting and Child Well-Being Among Asian American Families”. (Guo, J., Symposium organizer). Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Society of Social Work Research (SSWR), January 10-14, 2018, Washington D.C.

Guo, J. (2017). “Paid family leave for Hawaii.” Paper presented at the 2.0 Social Policy Conference, June 1-3, in St Louis, MO.

Guo, J. (2016). “One-child policy becomes two-child policy in China: A review of public attitudes in media news.” Paper presented at the Work and Family Researchers Network
Conference, June 23-25, in Washington DC.

Guo, J. (2016). “Public Attitudes Towards One-Child Policy Reform in China: From a Gender Perspective.” eposter presentation at the Annual Conference of Society of Social Work Research (SSWR), January 13-17, Washington D.C.

Guo, J. (2015). “Public attitudes toward gender equality in employment between Sweden and the United States.” Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), January 14-18, New Orleans, LA.

Guo, J. (2014). “The change of public attitudes towards gender role in South Korea: How does it relate to education attainments? “Poster presented at the Annual Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) Research Conference, November 6-8, Albuquerque, NM.

Guo, J., Marshall, S., Glasser, J., & Spillers, J. (2014). “Global social conditions on basic needs and social opportunities: A broader view for students.” Paper presented at the Annual Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) Research Conference, November 6-8, Albuquerque, NM.

Guo, J.. (2014). “Education, work, and family: Differences and changes in Japan, Korea, Sweden and the US.” Paper presented at the 11th East Asian Social Policy (EASP) Annual
Conference, July 24-25, Honolulu, HI.

Guo, J., & Gilbert, N.(2013). “Public attitudes toward family policies in European welfare states: A comparative analysis.” Paper presented at 21st International Conference of Europeanist Council for European Studies (CES), June 25-27, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Guo, J.. (2012). “Asian American mothers in fragile families: Evidence and implication.” Accepted for poster presentation at the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting, November 9-12, Washington DC.

Guo, J. (2011). “Educational expectations of parents and children: Lessons from the case of China.” Paper accepted for presentation at the 2011 Annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR). January 12-16, Tampa, FL.

Guo, J. & Gilbert, N.(2011).“Public attitudes towards gender and work in hard times: Do they vary by welfare regimes?” Paper presented at the 32th Annual Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) Research Conference, November 10-12, Boston, MA.

Guo, J. (2010). “Teachers’ perception of migrant child education in public schools in China.” Paper presented at the Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development (SWSD), June 10-14, Hong Kong, China.

Guo, J.. (2009). “Financing of education: A missing dimension of migrant child education policy in China.” Paper presented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) Special International Conference, January 7-9, Singapore.

Guo, J. (2007). “Relationship between school mobility, parent involvement and child schooling: Evidence from the Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey.” Poster presented at the 11th Annual Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Conference, January 11- 14, San Francisco, CA.

Guo, J.(2005). “Private migrant school in China: A case study in Beijing.” Paper presented at the 8th UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development, September 13- 15, Oxford, UK.

Guo, J. (2005). “Educated in Cities: Preliminary review of migrant child education in China.” Paper presented at the 4th International Graduate Student Conference, February 17-19, Honolulu, HI.

INVITED LECTURES, PANELS AND SEMINARS

2019 Invited presentation “Women’s employment, family policies, and inequality across the life course: An international comparison and its implication to China”. Center for Social Policy Research, Ministry of Civil Affairs, Beijing, China.

2019 Invited presentation “Social policies and services for elderly in the U.S.” at Peking University Department of Sociology and Anthropology, May 27, Beijing, China.

2019 Public talk, “A news story in China: Female employment in the era of “two-child” policy” at the Center for Chinese Studies, April 10, University of Hawaii at Manoa.

2015 Public talk, “Public attitudes and family policy: The one-child policy in China” at the Center for Chinese Studies, February 27, University of Hawaii at Manoa.

2012 Invited presentation “American social welfare policy and education” at Beijing College of Social Administration, June 13, Beijing, China.

2012 Invited presentation “Volunteerism and school social work” at the Minzu University of China, June 19, Beijing, China.

2011 Discussant, “Who is responsible for child care: International perspective.” at the 32th Annual Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) Research Conference, November 10-12, Washington DC.

2010 The Special Seminar of 2009 Social Work Training Program for Civil Affairs officials, June 21-22, Taiyuan, China.

2009 Invited presentation “Social policy research and advocacy” at Tsinghua University School of Public Policy and Management, December 16, Beijing, China

2009 Invited to the UNICEF Conference Impact of Economic Crisis on Children, and presented the “Policy recommendations on child education during the economic crisis”, January 6-7, Singapore.

TEACHING

Courses taught at University of Hawaii at Manoa
BSW Courses

Social Welfare History (SW325)
Social Welfare as a Social Institution (SW326)
Social Welfare as a Social Institution (SW326 online course)

MSW Courses

Social Welfare Policy and Services (SW630)
Advanced Social Welfare Policy Analysis and Change (SW797)
Topics in Social Welfare: International Social Welfare (SW680)
Directed Reading (SW699)
Individual Research (SW746)

Doctoral Courses

Social Policy Analysis (SW731)
Analysis and Development of Knowledge for Social Work (SW750)
Dissertation Seminar (SW755)
Research Practicum (SW699)
Teaching Practicum (SW699)
Dissertation (SW800)

International Service Learning

Price of Peace Children’s Home (POPCH) Summer Service learning (SW499/SW699)

Courses taught at University of California, Berkeley
MSW course

Seminar of Social Welfare Research (SW282 A&B)

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

Associate Editor
Journal of Family and Economic Issues

Manuscript Reviewer

Asian Social Work and Policy Review
Children and Schools
Children and Youth Services Review
Hawaii Journal of Medicine & Public Health
International Journal of Comparative Sociology
International Journal of Social Welfare
International Social Work
Journal of Children and Poverty
Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis
Journal of Contemporary China
Journal of Family Issues
Social Service Review

Oxford University Press

Professional Services

2019-2020 Member, WFRN 2020 Conference planning committee

2018-2020 Convener for Special Interest Group (SIG) on Work, family and social policy at the Annual Conference of Society of Social Work Research (SSWR) (2014-2015, Co-convener)

2018-2020 Chair, CSWE Social Welfare Policy and Policy Practice Track

2017-2020 CSWE Council on Global Learning and Practice

2017 CSWE Macro-Guide National Task Force

2014-2015 Co-chair, Special Interest Group (SIG) on Work, family and social policy at the Annual Conference of Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)

2014 Co-Chair, the 11th East Asian Social Policy (EASP) Annual Conference

Professional Memberships

Asian and Pacific Islander Social Work Educators Association (APISWEA)
Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM)
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
East Asian Social Policy Research Network (EASP)
European Network for Social Policy Analysis (ESPANet)
Influencing Social Policy (ISP)
International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW)
Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)
Work and Family Researcher Network (WFRN)

Services in State of Hawaii

2016-2019 Hawaii State Maternal and Infant Health Strategic Planning Task Force
2015-2016 Hawaii State Legislative Homeless and Housing Task Force
2009-2016 Board Member, Housing Solution Inc. Hawaii (Chair, 2014-2016)
2008-2012 Federal Eligibility Quality Assurance Center, Department of Human Services
2008-2009 Consultant, Hawaii Immigrant Justice Center (former name “Na Loio”)
2008 State of Hawaii Mental Health Transformation Grant Financing Workgroup

Services at University of Hawaii

2018-2021 Council of Study Aboard
2014-2015 Executive board member, Center for Chinese Studies
2011-2013 University Faculty Senate
2012-2013 Search Advisory Committee for the position of Dean, School of Pacific and Asian Studies (SPAS)/Assistant Vice Chancellor, Office of International and Exchange Programs

School Committees

2017-present PhD Program Chair
2017-present Department Personal Committee
2017-2019 Faculty Recruitment Committee
2017-2018 Indigenous Affairs Committee
2011-2016 International Affairs Committee
2011-2013 Strategic Planning Global Social Justice Working Group Chair
2009-2016 PhD Program Committee
2009-present Policy Sequence Chair
2009-present BSW Program Committee
2009-present MSW Program Committee
2009-2017 Coordinator to China-related collaborations

LANGUAGE

Mandarin Chinese (native), English (fluent), Japanese (basic)

 

May 2020

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