MING WEN portrait
  • Chair, Sociology Department
  • Professor, Sociology Department
  • Faculty Affiliate, Asian Studies Program
  • Faculty Affiliate, Huntsman Cancer Institute
  • Department Chair of Sociology
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Professional Service

  • National Institutes of Health. Role: Standing member. I am part of a study section reviewing NIH grant applications. 09/01/2014 - present

Internal Service

  • Dental School Dean Search Committee. 11/09/2015 - 11/08/2016. University service.
  • administrative work. Chair, 07/01/2015 - present. Department service.
  • Academic Senate. 07/01/2011 - 09/02/2014. University service.
  • RPT committee. member, 07/01/2008 - 06/30/2015. College service.

Community Partnership

  • I helped found a free tennis youth club for the Tongan community and Chinese community in Salt Lake City. 06/08/2013 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Superior Senior Research Award. College of Social And Behavioral Science, University of Utah, 04/15/2015
  • Senior Superior Research Finalist. College of Social Behavioral Science, University of Utah, 04/2012
  • Junior Superior Research Award Winner. College of Social Behavioral Science, University of Utah, , 04/2008
  • Teaching Fellowship. The Overseas Young Chinese Forum-Ford Foundation, 06/2007

Affiliations

  • Population Association of America (PAA), member, 01/2004 - present
  • American Sociological Association (ASA), member, 01/2003 - present

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