Social Science Faculty Applicant (Anthropology)Duke University Center for Demographic Studies, Durham, NC 27708(615) email@example.comEDUCATIONPennsylvania State University, Department of Cultural Anthropology, College Park, PAPh.D. Anthropology, 2004Thesis: "Parental and Grandparental Investment of Asian Americans in Tacoma, WA"Advisor: Professor Grace QiPennsylvania State University, Department of Anthropology, College Park, PA M.A.Anthropology, 2001University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIB.A. Physical Anthropology and Zoology, 1999FELLOWSHIPSDuke University, National Institute on Aging Research Fellowship in Medical Demography,Demography, Population Epidemiology, and Economics of Aging, 2004-06Pennsylvania State University, National Institute on Aging Predissertation Fellowship inGerontology, 1999-01TEACHING INTERESTSBiological anthropology, demography, quantitative methodology, aging, intergenerationalrelations, reproductive strategies, Asian AmericansRESEARCH/TEACHING EXPERIENCEDuke University Center for Demographic Studies, Durham, NC Postdoctoral ResearchAssociate, 2004-06Analyzed data from Hawaiian censuses over time to study the living arrangements of the elderlyin urban and rural settings. Produced descriptive statistics and performed logistic regressionmodels using SAS and STATA. Managed inconsistent coding across census databases.Genealogical Database Project, Tacoma, WAField Research Assistant, 2000-01Pennsylvania State University, Department of Anthropology, College Park, PA Instructor,Spring/Summer 2000Conducted freshman seminar in Biological Anthropology. Designed course around key issues inbehavioral, ecological, and paleontological fieldwork and laboratory experiments in morphologyand embryology. Supervised two undergraduate summer research interns at the Duke PrimateCenter. See attached syllabus.PUBLICATIONSApplicant, S.S. and Kyoto, G. (2004) "Intergenerational relations in an Asian Americancommunity," The Gerontologist 36, 147-155.
PRESENTATIONS"Grandparental investment among Asian Americans: an evolutionary perspective,"Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA, 2004SKILLSChinese; SAS.SPSS-X, BMDP; PCspreadsheet programs: Paradox, Reflex, Quatro