Personnel Information

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CHEN Li-Mei

Title
Professor
Laboratory Address
1-155 Ichiban-Cho, Uegahara, Nishinomiya, Hyogo 662-8501
Research Fields, Keywords
Social gerontology, social policy, gerontological social work, social security, social work
Research Outline
Li-Mei Chen, Key words in research are productive aging, long-term care, aging in place, assisted living, Japan, United States, nursing home, caregiving, minority elders, health disparity, health services, geriatric social work, social policy, quantitative methodology, qualitative methodology, mixed methods

Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • Graduating School:Bryn Mawr College
    Course / Major:Department of Political Science

    Kind of school:University
    Date of graduation:1993.05
    Completion status:Graduated
    Country location code:Others

  • Graduating School:University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Faculty:School of Social Work

    Kind of school:University
    Date of graduation:1997.12
    Completion status:Graduated
    Country location code:Others

  • Graduating School:Columbia University
    Faculty:School of Social Work

    Kind of school:University
    Date of graduation:2002.05
    Completion status:Graduated
    Country location code:Others

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • Graduate school:University of Michigan School of Social Work
    Graduate course:Social Work
    Major:Policy Analysis and Planning

    Course completed:Master's Course
    Date of completion:1997.12
    Completion status:Completed
    Country location code:UNITED STATES

  • Graduate school:Columbia University School of Social Work
    Graduate course:Social Work
    Major:Social Policy

    Course completed:Doctor's Course
    Date of completion:2002.05
    Completion status:Completed
    Country location code:UNITED STATES

Studying abroad experiences 【 display / non-display

  • Name of institution: United States of America
    Name of job or career: Bryn Mawr College
    Study abroad period: 1990.09 - 1993.05

  • Name of institution: United States of America
    Name of job or career: Unviersity of Michigan School of Social Work
    Study abroad period: 1996.09 - 1997.12

  • Name of institution: United States of America
    Name of job or career: Columbia University School of Social Work
    Study abroad period: 1998.09 - 2002.05

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • Degree name:Bachelor of Arts (Political Science)
    Classified degree field:Political Science
    Degree awarding institution:Bryn Mawr College (United States of America)
    Acquisition way:Thesis
    Date of acquisition:1993.05

  • Degree name:Masters(Social Work)
    Classified degree field:Social Work
    Degree awarding institution:University of Michigan School of Social Work
    Acquisition way:Coursework
    Date of acquisition:1997.12

  • Degree name:Doctor of Philosophy (Social Work)
    Classified degree field:Social Work
    Degree awarding institution:Columbia University School of Social Work
    Acquisition way:Thesis
    Date of acquisition:2002.05

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • Job function organization:Kwansei Gakuin University School of Human Welfare Studies Department of Social Work School of Human Welfare Studies Department of Social Work
    Career:Professor
    Duties period:2014.04 -

  • Job function organization:Kwansei Gakuin University School of Human Welfare Studies Department of Social Work School of Human Welfare Studies Department of Social Work
    Career:Associate Professor
    Duties period:2008.04 - 2013.03

  • Job function organization:Kwansei Gakuin University School of Sociology School of Sociology Department of Social Work
    Career:Lecturer
    Duties period:2007.04 - 2008.03

  • Job function organization:Kwansei Gakuin University Graduate School of Sociology Graduate School of Sociology
    Career:Lecturer
    Duties period:2007.04 - 2008.03

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • Name of affiliation:Office of House of Representatives Jin Murai
    Career:Political Aide
    Periods of career:1993.06 - 1996.07

  • Name of affiliation:Michigan State Ombudsman Program
    Career:Policy Intern
    Periods of career:1997.06 - 1997.12

  • Name of affiliation:Columbia University School of Social Work
    Department of affiliation:Social Work
    Career:Lecturer
    Periods of career:1999.01 - 2002.05

  • Name of affiliation:Visitng Nurse Service of New York
    Department of affiliation:Center for Home Care Policy and Research
    Career:Researcher
    Periods of career:1999.06 - 1999.09

  • Name of affiliation:Mount Sinai-NYU Medical Center
    Department of affiliation:Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development
    Career:Researcher
    Periods of career:1999.06 - 2000.09

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Academic Society Affiliations 【 display / non-display

  • Affiliated academic society:Gerontological Society of America (GSA)

    Academic country located:UNITED STATES

  • Affiliated academic society:Society for Social Work Research (SSWR)

    Academic country located:UNITED STATES

  • Affiliated academic society:Japan Society for the Study of Social Welfare

    Academic country located:JAPAN

  • Affiliated academic society:Japan Research Association for Community Development

    Academic country located:JAPAN

  • Affiliated academic society:Japan Health Economics Association

    Academic country located:JAPAN

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Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification) 【 display / non-display

  • Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):Social welfare and social work studies

  • Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):Social Gerontology

 

Research Career 【 display / non-display

  • Research subject: Investigating the organizational capacity of older volunteers program

    Periods of research: 2015.04 - 2018.03
    Field of experts (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):Social welfare and social work studies
    Classification of research form:Individual
    Research program:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

  • Research subject: The definition, role, and effect of Productive Aging in Japan

    Periods of research: 2010.04 - 2012.03
    Field of experts (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):Social welfare and social work studies
    Classification of research form:Individual
    Research program:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

  • Research subject: Needs-assessment of ethnic Chinese elders living in Japan

    Periods of research: 2009.04 - 2011.03
    Classification of research form:No Setting
    Research program:Funded Research

  • Research subject: 'Aging in place' in assisted living facilities: Exploring its definition, formation, implementation, and accountability in state policies

    Periods of research: 2003.01 - 2005.01
    Keyword in research subject:assisted living, aging in place, state-level policies
    Classification of research form:No Setting
    Research program:The Other Research Programs

  • Research subject: Caregiving involvement and well-being: A human and social capital theories approach

    Periods of research: 2003.01 - 2003.12
    Keyword in research subject:caregiver, well-being, aging, human capital, social capital
    Classification of research form:No Setting
    Research program:The Other Research Programs

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Thesis for a degree 【 display / non-display

  • Written language: English
    Title of paper: The combined effects of race, ethnicity, and gender: Health service use by older Medicare beneficiaries
    Date of degree awarded: 2002.05
    Name of author(s): Li-Mei Chen

    Co-author classification: Single Work

Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Written language: Other
    Title of paper: Measuring Institutional Capacity in Japan for Older Volunteers: Focusing on Colleges of Third Age
    Publication title: GERONTOLOGIST  vol.55
    Date of issue: 2015.11
    Name of author(s): Chen Li-Mei, Dorbin Cornelya

    Type of publication: Research paper (scientific journal)
    Co-author classification: Joint Work

  • Written language: Japanese
    Title of paper: [Kathleen McInnis-Dittrich [Social Work with Older Adults]
    Publication title:   vol.41  (2)  (p.89 - 93)
    Date of issue: 2015

    Type of publication: Research paper (scientific journal)
    Co-author classification: Single Work

  • Written language: English
    Title of paper: Older volunteers in Japan: Focusing on the debate of paid volunteers
    Publication title: International Labor Brief  vol.13  (10)  (p.13 - 25)
    Date of issue: 2015
    Name of author(s): Li-Mei Chen

    Type of publication: Research paper (scientific journal)
    Co-author classification: Single Work

  • Written language: English
    Title of paper: Needs Assessment of an Ethnic Chinese Community in Japan
    Publication title: Social Sciences  vol.3  (4)  (p.628 - 644)
    Date of issue: 2014.09
    Name of author(s): Chen, L.

    Type of publication: Research paper (scientific journal)
    Co-author classification: Single Work

  • Written language: English
    Title of paper: Chris Phillipson 「Ageing」
    Publication title: CHEN Li-Mei  vol.40-1  (157)  (p.97 - 99)
    Date of issue: 2014.04
    Name of author(s): CHEN Li-Mei

    Type of publication: Research paper (scientific journal)
    Co-author classification: Single Work

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Written language: English
    Book Title: English for Human Welfare Studies
    Publisher's name: 朝日出版
    Date of issue: 2016.11
    Name of author(s): 陳 礼美

    Type of books: Textbook
    Pages responsible: ユニット1高齢者福祉―マクロレベルの観点
    Form of book: Contributor

  • Written language: English
    Book Title: Productive engagement in later life: Global perspectives
    Publisher's name: Routledge
    Date of issue: 2012.01
    Name of author(s): Gao, J.G., Morrow-Howell, N., & Mui. A. C.

    Type of books: Scholarly Book
    Pages responsible: 第5章「Productive Aging in Japan」
    Form of book: Contributor

  • Written language: Other
    Book Title: 老有所为在全球的发展:实证、实 践与实策
    Publisher's name: 北京大学出版
    Date of issue: 2011.11
    Name of author(s): Mui, A. C., Morrow-Howell, N., & Du, P.

    Type of books: Scholarly Book
    Pages responsible: 日本老年志愿服务:政策视角
    Form of book: Contributor

  • Written language: English
    Book Title: Productive engagement in later life: Global perspectives
    Publisher's name: China Social Sciences Press
    Date of issue: 2011.07
    Name of author(s): Gao, J.G., Morrow-Howell, N., & Mui. A. C.

    Type of books: Scholarly Book
    Pages responsible:  第5章「Productive Aging in Japan」
    Form of book: Contributor

  • Written language: English
    Book Title: Oxford University Press Handbook on Aging
    Publisher's name: Oxford University Press
    Date of issue: 2006.01
    Name of author(s): Barbara Berkman

    Type of books: Dictionary/Encyclopedia
    Pages responsible: Policies affecting long-term care institutions and other issues
    Form of book: Joint Work

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Review Papers,Investigation Report 【 display / non-display

  • Written language:English
    Title of review paper:Productive aging in a super-aging society: Older volunteerism
    Publication title:厚生労働科学研究費補助金 報告書
    Date of issue:2015.05
    Name of author(s):陳 礼美

    Type of publication:Investigation report
    Co-author classification:Single Work

  • Written language:English
    Title of review paper:Investigating institutional capacity of older volunteers program
    Publication title:厚生労働科学研究費補助金 報告書
    Date of issue:2015.05
    Name of author(s):陳 礼美

    Type of publication:Investigation report
    Co-author classification:Single Work

  • Written language:English
    Title of review paper:Welfare pluralism in a super-aging society: Providing a continuum of care and support for older adults
    Publication title:厚生労働科学研究費補助金 報告書
    Date of issue:2014.05
    Name of author(s):陳 礼美

    Type of publication:Investigation report
    Co-author classification:Single Work

  • Written language:English
    Title of review paper:Female Informal Caregivers in Sweden and Implications for Japan : A Feminist Perspective
    Publication title:Kwansei Gakuin University social sciences review  (18)  (p.15 - 33)
    Date of issue:2014.02
    Name of author(s):陳 礼美, 今井 小の実, Li-Mei Chen, Konomi Imai

    Type of publication:Introduction and explanation (bulletin of university, research institution)
    Co-author classification:Joint Work

  • Written language:English
    Title of review paper:Predictors of volunteerism: A study of older adults in Japan
    Publication title:厚生労働科学研究費補助金 報告書
    Date of issue:2013.05
    Name of author(s):陳 礼美

    Type of publication:Investigation report
    Co-author classification:Single Work

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Academic Awards Received 【 display / non-display

  • Prize: Gerontological Society of America Fellow
    Date of award received:2015.11
    Country awarded:UNITED STATES
    Classification of award received:Awards of International Conference, Council and Symposium
    Individual name or group of awards winner:Li-Mei Chen

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • Research item:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)
    Research activities period:2015.04 - 2018.03

  • Research item:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)
    Research activities period:2013.04 - 2017.03

  • Research item:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)
    Research activities period:2011.04 - 2014.03

  • Research item:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)
    Research activities period:2010.04 - 2013.03

  • Research item:Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists(B)
    Research activities period:2010.04 - 2012.03

Other external funds procured 【 display / non-display

  • Fund:Health and Labour Sciences Research Grants
    Research activities period:2012.04 - 2015.03

    Funding organization name:Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

  • Fund:Health and Labour Sciences Research Grants
    Research activities period:2009.04 - 2012.03

    Funding organization name:Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

  • Fund:John A. Hartford Foundation
    Research activities period:2003.09 - 2005.08
    Research Topic:Aging in place' in assisted living facilities: Exploring its definition, formation, implementation, and accountability in state policies

    Funding organization name:Foreign Countries

  • Fund:Health and Labour Sciences Research Grants
    Research activities period:2002.04 - 2006.03

    Funding organization name:Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • Presentation (Written) language: English
    Conference Name: Social Work Social Development 2012: Action and Impact Conference
    Conference classification: International conference
    Meeting period: 2012.07
    Topic / Session title: Investigating the feminization process of "care" labor during the infancy of Japan's welfare state in comparison with the West
    Form of presentation: Poster (general)

  • Presentation (Written) language: English
    Conference Name: Social Work Social Development 2012: Action and Impact Conference
    Conference classification: International conference
    Meeting period: 2012.07
    Topic / Session title: Caring responsibilities and the loss of pension rights in Japan
    Form of presentation: Poster (general)

  • Presentation (Written) language: English
    Conference Name: Nissay Foundation, Tokyo, Japan
    Conference classification: International conference
    Meeting period: 2011.11
    Topic / Session title: Community capacity-building based on the needs assessment of older Chinese living in or around Yokohama Chinatown
    Form of presentation: Oral Presentation(general)

  • Presentation (Written) language: English
    Conference Name: 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA
    Conference classification: International conference
    Meeting period: 2011.11
    Topic / Session title: The role of family caregiving under the national long-term care insurance in Japan
    Form of presentation: Oral Presentation(general)

  • Presentation (Written) language: English
    Conference Name: 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America
    Conference classification: International conference
    Meeting period: 2011.11
    Topic / Session title: Growing old in Japan: Experiences and needs of ethnic Chinese elders of Yokohama Chinatown
    Form of presentation: Poster (general)

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Academic Activity 【 display / non-display

  • Affiliated academic society:Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
    Position, Role:Fellow
    Period:2015.11 -

  • Affiliated academic society:Japan Society for the Study of Social Welfare
    Period:2009.04

  • Affiliated academic society:American Public Health Association
    Period:2008.06