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educator , sociologist

Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, Chinese sociologist, educator. Recipient Distinguished Research Award, National Science Council, Taiwan Government, Distinguished International Alumni Award, University Buggalo, Buffalo, Chair professor award, National United University and National Central University.


Hsiao, Hsin-Huang Michael was born on December 26, 1948 in Taipei.


Doctor of Philosophy, University at Buffalo, 1979.


Associate researcher Institute Ethnology, Academy Sinica, 1979—1983, chairman division behavioral research, 1980—1983, research fellow, since 1983, deputy director, 1989—1994. Director, program southeast Asia area studies Academia Sinica, 1994—2003, executive director, Asia-Pacific area studies, 2003—2009, director institute sociology, since 2009. Associate professor Department Sociology, National Taiwan University, 1980—1984, professor, since 1984.

Executive director Foundation Outstanding Scholarship, 1994—2009. National policy advisor. to president of Taiwan, 1996—2006. Chairman National Development Institute, 2000—2003, Taiwan Foundation Democracy, 2003—2009, Foundational Excellent Journalism, 2005—2008.


Member of Association Asian Studies, Taiwan Association Hakka Studies, Taiwan Association Northeast Asia Studies, Taiwan Association Southeast Asia Studies, Taiwanese Sociological Association.


  • Other Interests

    Music, jazz, gardening, travel, movies.


Married Yu-Hyang Lee Hsiao. Children: L.H.Alexander, L.C Russell.

Yu-Hyang Lee Hsiao

L.H.Alexander Hsiao

L.C Russell Hsiao