Kenneth S. Chew

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Professor of Teaching, Emeritus, Urban Planning and Public Policy
School of Social Ecology

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Phone: (949) 824-0563
Fax: (949) 824-8566

University of California, Irvine
Social Ecology I (Bldg 210)
Mail Code: 7075
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Historical and applied demography
Scholar in Residence, Irvine Campus Housing Authority, since 2016
Research Abstract
I am a tenured teaching specialist with full professorial rank, a significant publication record, and active research and leadership agenda. As a historical and applied demographer, I teach in the undergraduate Urban Studies major, and in the graduate and professional programs in urban and regional planning, and in demographic and social analysis. In recent years my research has focused on the migratory exchange between China and California that was triggered by the 1849 Gold Rush.
Chew, K.S.Y. "Is There A Parent Gap in Pocketbook Politics?" Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1990, 52 (3), 723-724.
Chew, Kenneth S. Y. and Richard McCleary, 1995. "The Spring Peak in Suicide: A Cross-national Analysis." Social Science & Medicine 40(2): 223-230.
Chew, Kenneth S. Y. and John M. Liu, 2004. "Hidden in Plain Sight: Global Labor Force Exchange in the Chinese American Population of the 19th and Early 20th Centuries." Population and Development Review 30(1): 57-78.
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