Faculty & Student


We currently have thirteen full-time faculty members, including six full professors and four  associate professors. We also have fours administrative staff. Please refer to the following charts for our full-time faculty members’ teaching and research interests.

Name Position Education Research Interests courses offered
in the past 3 years
Duu-Chiang Wang Professor & Chairperson Ph.D. in Social Welfare (National Chung-Cheng University) ●Poverty, Social Assistance, & Social Work

●Theory & Practice of Social Work

Social Policy & Administration

●Gerontological Social Work

●Culture, Values & Ethics in Social Work

●Introduction to Social Work

●Social Work Value and Ethics

●Social Policy Analysis, Social Policy & Social Legislation

●Social Work Theory

●Field Place Instruction

+886-4-23590121 ext. 36513


Chu-Li Julie Liu Professor Ph.D in Social Work
Wilfrid Laurier University
●Women’s issues,

●Gender role,

●Traumatic experiences,

●Feminist perspective,

●Anti-oppressive perspective,

●Qualitative research,

●Social work direct service,

●Cross-cultural issues

●Working with Individuals

●Working with Groups

●Direct Social Service—Feminist Perspective

●Qualitative research methods

+886-4-23590121 ext. 36505


Chao-Hsien Leu Professor Ph.D.in social welfare(National Chung Cheng University) ●Disadvantage and social inequality

●Child and family welfare

●Social welfare policy

●Poverty research

●Nonprofit and social enterprise management

●Social disadvantages and inequalities

●Children and Family Welfare

●Social Welfare Policy

●Nonprofit Business Managemen

+886-4-23590121 ext. 36512


Hsiu -Hui Chen Professor Ph.D.in social welfare(National Chung Cheng University) ●Senior policy issue

●Social security issue

●Social insurance supervision system

●Old age income security issue

●Farmer income security issue

●Poverty alleviation.

●Trends in Taiwan population and Social Security Program (MSW)

●Seminal on the elderly social care programs in Ageing Society(MSW)

●Introduction to Social Welfare.

●Community Organization and Community Development.

●Community Work.

●Social Welfare Administration.

●Social security System

●Field Place Instruction

+886-4-23590121 ext. 36514


Yi-Shih Cheng Professor Ph.D.in Social Policy and Social Work (National Chi Nan
●Conducting historical analyses and discourse analysis to explore and reflect on social work development in Taiwan

●Employing phenomenological and hermeneutics approach to explore practice experience and practical knowledge in social work in Taiwan

●Social work teaching and learning theory/practice

●Survey on social workers’ working issue (e.g., working condition, workload, burnout, work content)

●Introduction to Social Work

●Social Work Research Methods

●Qualitative Research Methods

●Human Service Project Planning and Evaluation

●Seminar on Evidence-Based Social Work Practice

●Field Place Instruction

+886-4-23590121 ext. 36508


Wen-Kao Hsiao Professor Ph.D.in Social Policy and Social Work (National Chi Nan University) ●Social services for the elderly

●Community work

●Social policy and legislation

●Social Problem and Social Work

●Organizational Behavior

●Social Work Theory

+886-4-23590121 ext. 36509


Huai-Chen Peng Associate Professor Ph.D. in Sociology (Tunghai University) ●Human resource management.

●Family studies.

●Social psychology.

●Social Work Management

●Human Resource Management


●Social Welfare Organization

+886-4-23590121 ext. 36510


Shen-Kuei Huang Associate Professor Ph.D.in Guidance& Counseling (National Changhua
University of Education)
●Social work education

●Family assessment

●Child protective

●Group Social Work

●Narrative research


●Social Psychology

●Social Group Work

●Family System and Social Work

●Family Assessment and Diagnosis

+886-4-23590121 ext. 36507


Hsiang-I Teng Associate Professor Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Sciences (National Dong Hwa University) ●Ethnic Studies

●Globalization, Mobility and Diaspora Studies

●Refugee and Migrant Studies

●Cross-Cultural Social Work

●Community Development

●Project Planning and Proposal Writing

●Social Work Field Work (1) A

●Qualitative Research Methods- Interviewing, Ethnography and Analysis

+886-4-23590121 ext. 36511


Chin-Wan Wang Assistant Professor Ph.D. in Department of Social Work (National Taiwan University) ●Child protection and out of home care system

●Adoption preparation and services

●Violence against women studies

●Parental stress in families of children with disabilities

●Family empowerment and support

●Early intervention services

●Social Psychology

●Women and Social Work

+886-4-23590121 ext. 36522


Chia-Yi Chuang Assistant Professor PhD. in Regional Society System ( Saga University, Japan) ●Regional Society and Regional Social Welfare

●Community Organizations and Community Development

●Social Participation of the Elderly

●Comparative Studies on Society/Community between Taiwan and Japan

●Social Issues and Social Work

●Organizational Behavior

●Social Assistance and Social Work

+886-4-23590121 ext. 36515


Li-Hung Shih Assistant Professor Ph.D. in Department of Social Work (Tunghai University) ●Social work for the elderly

●Issues related to dementia and its family caregivers

●Direct service

●Project design and planning

●Ethics in Social Work

●Social Group Work

●Family Dynamic

+886-4-23590121 ext. 36506


Ping-Hsien Lin Assistant Professor Ph.D. in Department of Social Work(Tunghai University) ●International Social Work Practice & Theory

●Humanitarian Aids and Developmental Intervention

●Socio-spatial approach

●Community Development

●Introduction to Social Work

●Social Policy Analysis, Social Policy & Social Legislation

●Social Work Research Methods

+886-4-23590121 ext. 36517





Today, our department boasts 560 students in total, with 472 students in the undergraduate program, 63 students in the master’s program, and 25 students in the doctorate program. Up until October 2022, there have been 4,394 graduating students from our undergraduate program in the past 45 years,528 students from our master’s program in the past 41 years, and 87 students from our doctorate program since its inception in 1994.

Social Work is a profession that emphasizes providing assistance to minority groups and society in general with the
aims of enhancing their wellbeing..Students who are interested in helping others, concerning the wellbeing of others and improving social environments are welcome to apply our BSW, MSW and Ph.D programs.