1990, PhD in Population Studies and Systematical Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong Univ. of China. 1990-2003, Professor of Social Demography, Nankai Univ. 2000-01, Fulbright Scholar. Currently, Director and Professor, Women's Studies Institute of China (WSIC). Member, Executive Board, Rep., E. Asia/Pacific Region, RC-32, ISA; Member, Int'l Union of Scientific Study on Population; Member, Population Association of America; Council Member, Chinese Sociology Association; Council Member, Chinese Population Association. Has edited, co-authored and translated books and journal articles on demography, gender and development.