Professor, National Chengchi University in Taiwan
Ray-May Hsung is a professor of sociology at National Chengchi University in Taiwan, visiting Incite from August of 2018 to January of 2019. Her work is primarily within the areas of social networks and social capital in organization and among organizations. She is the editor of Contexts of Social Capital: Social Networks in Communities, Markets and Organizaitons ( Routledge 2009, with Nan Lin and Ronald Breiger) and Guanxi Matters? Rethinking Social Capital and Entrepreneurship in Greater China (Routledge, with Zheng Huan Wang). In the past five years, she has been the principal investigators of two projects sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology in Taiwan. The first three-year project is gender and trust: approaches from social networks, trust game and neuroscience, and this project is an interdisciplinary project collaborated by economist, sociologist and psychologist. The second three-year project is the creation and consequences of social capital for young adults, and this project focuses on life course approach based on Taiwan Educational Panel Survey data from 2001(7th grade) to 2014(age 25, early entry to labor market).