Dr.Doris T. Chang is Associate Professor of Political Science at Wichita State University. She received her Ph.D. degree from the Department of History at The Ohio State University in 2002. Her areas of specialties include East Asian history, the comparative studies of women’s movements in the Asia-Pacific Region and the United States, and Asian American women’s studies. Dr. Chang authored the first monographic research in English to consider feminist movements and discourses in modern Taiwan. Her book Women's Movements in Twentieth-Century Taiwan was published by University of Illinois Press in 2009. In addition, Dr. Chang did extensive research on the New Feminism of Ms. Hsiu-lien Annette Lu, the Vice President of Taiwan (2000-2008). She started her academic career at WSU in 2003 in the Women's Studies and moved the Political Science Department in 2020. To learn more about Dr. Chang, Visit her departmental web page.

Recent Submissions

  • Transformation of women’s status in Taiwan, 1920-2020 

    Chang, Doris T. (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 2022-01-18)
    This chapter surveys the continuities and changes of Taiwanese women’s status and roles in the family and society in the past century. The four key topics in women’s roles and status in marriage and the family, educational ...
  • Reading Sex and Temperament in Taiwan: Margaret Mead and Postwar Taiwanese Feminism 

    Chang, Doris T. (Indiana University Press, 2009)
    This essay examines the ways in which Margaret Mead's research findings in New Guinea were transmitted to a Chinese-speaking audience through Yang Mei-hui's annotated Chinese summary of part 4 of Mead's Sex and Temperament ...
  • Women's movements in twentieth-century Taiwan 

    Chang, Doris T. (University of Illinois Press, 2009)
    The first book in English to consider feminist movements and discourses in modern Taiwan This book is the first in English to consider women's movements and feminist discourses in twentieth-century Taiwan. Doris T. Chang ...
  • Two women, two visions of nationhood for Taiwan: Madame Chiang Kai-shek and Hsiu-lien Annette Lu 

    Chang, Doris T. (Ewha Womans University Press, 2009)
    This essay discusses the ways in which social feminism in postwar Taiwan has been used as a means to further the nationalistic goals of Madame Chiang Kai-shek and the former vice- president of Taiwan, Hsiu-lien Annette Lu. ...