The Overseas Young Chinese Forum is pleased to announce the 2022 OYCF-Chow Fellows. The fellowship aims to support the following research projects.
Ran Chen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Arizona. Her project involves multi-method functional analysis of the stone tools from the Peiligang site in North China, to discuss the changes of technology in the origin and development of early agriculture, and explore the dynamic relationships between humans and the environment in East Asia.
Teng Ge is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago. His project examines how local stratifications contribute to global sociopolitical hierarchy based on an empirical study of Chinese professional basketball labor market.
Yen-Ting Hsu is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, San Diego. His project seeks to illuminate urban character formation in the era of neoliberalism by looking at the urban politics and governance of heritage-making in 21st-century Taipei.
Fan Li is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder. His project investigates the political economy of conservation and development in contemporary China in its high-profile, new National Park system through the case of the recently declared Giant Panda National Park.
Xiaogao Zhou is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago. Their project examines credibility struggles and jurisdictional conflicts in outlining what constitutes appropriate healthcare for transgender people in China through a multi-sited ethnography.