Professor Yanjie Bian Arrives - Fall 2006

Yanjie Bian received his Ph.D. in Sociology from SUNY Albany (1990). He joined the Sociology Department at the University of Minnesota in 1991 and attained tenure and associate status in 1997. In 2001 Prof. Bian left the U. of M. to work for Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, establishing the first Chinese version of the General Social Survey. Prof. Bian has received multiple honors, a number of large grants, and published a series of distinguished research articles and books (one monograph) on Chinese society in English and in Chinese. His specialty is social stratification in China, approached through the analysis of social networks, social capital and social exchange. The department warmly welcomes his return.


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