Prof. Chen Ji-kang

Prof. Chen Ji-kang

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Associate Professor

PhD. University of Southern California; MSW. Washington University in St. Louis; BSW. National Taiwan University; RSW 3943 7505
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Research Interests

  • School Violence and Bullying
  • Cyber Bullying and Cyber Deviance among Children and Adolescents
  • Cross-cultural and International Topics surrounding Interpersonal Violence
  • Youth Delinquency
  • Subjective Well-being and Mental Health of Children and Adolescents
  • Research Methods and Advanced Statistics

 

Curriculum Vitae

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Selected Publications

  • Chen, J.K., Wang, Z., Wong, H., & Tang, M.Y. V. (In Press). Child deprivation as a mediator of the relationships between family poverty, bullying victimization, and psychological distress. Child Indicators Research (SSCI Q2 in Social Sciences Interdisciplinary).
  • Chen, J.K. & W, W.C. (2021). Reciprocal relationships between sleep problems and problematic smartphone use in Taiwan: A cross-lagged panel study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(14), 7438. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18147438 (SSCI Q1 in Public, Environmental & Occupational Health).
  • Chen, J.K., Pan, Z., & Wang, L.C. (2021). Parental beliefs and actual use of corporal punishment, school violence and bullying, and depression in early adolescence. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(12), 6270. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18126270 (SSCI Q1 in Public, Environmental & Occupational Health).
  • Chen, J.K., Chang, C.W., Wang, Z., Wang, L.C., & Wei, H.S. (2021). Cyber deviance among adolescents in Taiwan: prevalence and correlates. Children and Youth Services Review, 126, 106042. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2021.106042 (SSCI Q1 in Social Work).
  • Chen, J.K., Wu, C., Wang, L.C. (2021). Longitudinal associations between school engagement and bullying victimization in school and cyberspace in Hong Kong: An auto-regressive cross-lagged panel study. School Mental Health. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12310-021-09439-5 (SSCI Q2 in Educational Psychology, and Developmental Psychology).
  • Chen, J.K., Wang, S.C., Chen, Y.W. & Huang, T.H. (2021). Family climate, social relationships with peers and teachers at school, and school victimization among third grade students in elementary schools in Taiwan. School Mental Health. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12310-020-09404-8 (SSCI Q2 in Educational Psychology, and Developmental Psychology).
  • Chen, J.K., Wu, C., Chang, C.W., & Wei, H.S. (2020). Indirect effect of parental depression on school victimization through adolescent depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 263(15), 396-404. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2019.11.126 (SSCI Q1 in Psychiatry).
  • Chen, J.K., Wu, C., & Wei, H.S. (2020). Personal, family, school, and community factors associated with student victimization by teachers in Taiwanese junior high schools: A multi-informant and multilevel analysis. Child Abuse & Neglect, 99, 104246. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104246 (SSCI Q1 in Social Work, Family Studies, and Social Psychology).
  • Chen, J.K & Chen, L.M. (2020). A cross-national examination of school violence and nonattendance due to school violence in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Mainland China: a Rasch Model Approach. Journal of School Violence, 19(2), 177-191. https://doi.org/10.1080/15388220.2019.1568882 (SSCI, Q2 in Criminology & Penology, Education and Educational Research, and Education Psychology).
  • Chen, J.K. & Wei, H.S. (2013). School violence, social support and psychological health among Taiwanese junior high school students. Child Abuse & Neglect, 37(4), 252-262 (SSCI Q1 in Social Work, Family Studies, and Social Psychology).
  • Chen, J.K. & Astor, R.A. (2012). School variables as mediators of the effect of personal and family factors on school violence in Taiwanese junior high schools. Youth & Society, 44(2), 175-200 (SSCI Q1 in Social Issues).
  • Chen, J.K. & Wei, H.S. (2011). Student victimization by teachers in Taiwan: prevalence and associations. Child Abuse & Neglect, 35(5), 382-390. (SSCI Q1 in Social Work, Family Studies, and Social Psychology)
  • Chen, J.K. & Astor, R.A. (2011). Students' personal traits, violence exposure, family factors, school dynamics and the perpetration of violence in Taiwanese elementary schools. Health Education Research, 26(1), 150-166. (SSCI Q2 in Education)
  • Chen, J.K. & Astor, R.A. (2010). School violence perpetration in Taiwan: examining how western risk factors predict school violence in an Asian culture. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 25(8), 1388-1410. (SSCI Q1in Criminology, Family Studies, and Applied Psychology). (This publication is the Top 100 most highly cited peer-reviewed articles published in reputational criminology and criminal justice journals in the world between 2010 and 2015).

 

Key Academic & Community Services

  • 2012-Now - Editorial Board, Journal of School Violence (SSCI, Q1 in Criminology; Educational Research; Educational Psychology)
  • 2018-Now - Editorial Board, NTU Social Work Review (TSSCI)
  • 2010-Now - Member, Social Service Committee. Stewards Limits. Hong Kong.
  • 2017-Now - Committee Member. Taiwan-Hong Kong Education Exchange and Scholarship Funds.
  • 2012 - External Reviewer. Academic Review for Recruited Professor, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • 2019-2021 - External Examiner. Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) Programme, Caritas Institute of Higher Education. Hong Kong.
  • 2020-Now - Council Member. International Association of Chinese Traders.

 

Awards and Honors

  • Exemplary Teaching Award, Faculty of Social Science, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2016).
  • The Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Southern California, 2008.
  • 中华民国留学生博士论文奖学金(蒋经国国际学术交流基金会)The Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation 2007-2008 Dissertation Fellowship.
  • The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (USA).

 

Major courses offered

  • Supervisor of PhD students
  • Advanced Social Statistics (PhD level)
  • Social Policy Research (Master and PhD level)
  • Social Work Research (Undergraduate, Master and PhD level)
  • Interpersonal Violence (Undergraduate)