4200 Cooper Rd, Cincinnati, OH
Monthly meeting of the Association for Rational Thought.
For those who would like to get together after the talk, we will be having lunch at Parker's.
Tom Chung, PhD: Daoist, Buddhist, and Confucian notions of sustainability and Chinese urbanization, Part 2
This is a continuation of Tom Chung's October talk: How sustainable are traditional Taoist, Buddhist and Confucian views in the face of urbanization?
Tom Chung, Ph.D. is currently the University of Cincinnati’s Executive Director of China Initiatives. His earlier works include being a Research Associate Professor at the UC Department of Family Medicine, Executive Director of the Cincinnati Foundation for Research and Education, Research Director of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, Founding Director of the Tufts University Institute for Leadership and International Perspective, Principal of Asian American Research & Training, and Director of Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Chung has conducted statewide random sample surveys, needs assessment, program evaluation, marketing research, and community project feasibility studies in Massachusetts. He has provided first hand research data and technical support in policy development and program planning for the elderly and Asian Americans. He has also taught social research methods and Asian American studies at U-Massachusetts-Boston.
He has produced dozens of research reports. His publications include books, articles, and classical Chinese poems on Chinese history and culture, Chinese societies inside and outside of China, the American society, social research methods, parliamentary procedures, needs assessment studies on Asian Americans in the Greater Cincinnati and Greater Boston areas, a textbook chapter on Asian American settlement patterns and a chapter in the Praeger’s Handbook on Asian American Health.
Dr. Chung has reviewed NIH center grant applications, served on the National Academy of Science’s Liaison Panel with the Institute of Medicine, on the board of community organizations. He is currently appointed by the Ohio governor to the Asian American Pacific Islander Advisory Council.