Yu-An Chen

Yu-An Chen.

Education: 
BA: Bio-industry Communication and Development (Predecessor: Agricultural Extension), 2010, National Taiwan University
MA: Bio-industry Communication and Development (Predecessor: Agricultural Extension), 2014, National Taiwan University

Research interests: 
Health Disparities, Medical Sociology, Food, Social Stratification and Inequality, Environmental Sociology, Quantitative Methods

Bio: Yu-An Chen is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at the University at Buffalo. She is interested in investigating how social and built environment influence health outcomes and pro-environmental behaviors of different socioeconomic groups. Her current research examines how overweight and weight perception vary by individual and neighborhood characteristics. In other research, Chen is studying urban/non-urban differences in socioeconomic status and pro-environmental behaviors.

Email: ychen286@buffalo.edu