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Heying Jenny Zhan

Designation : Associate Professor
University/Organisation : Georgia State University
Qualification : Ph.D
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Dr. Heying Jenny Zhan is Associate Professor in Department of Sociology at Georgia State University, Georgia. She has been actively involved in long term care research in China and about chinese and asian americans in the U.S. Her research about Asian American seniors was funded by Casey Foundation in 2004.  Recently, she conducted a pilot study about chinese immigrant seniors in Atlanta. The findings of this study is forthcoming in the Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology. Based on research questions generated in this pilot study about Chinese seniors, she is applying for funding to expand the research to major ethnic groups of Asian American seniors in Atlanta in their service utilizationsin Greater Atlanta area. Her research interests are comparative social policies, aging and life course, gender, family sociology. She published 25 peer review papers in national and international journals.