Wei hsin Yu


Wei-hsin Yu is a sociologist and social demographer specializing in the areas of social stratification and gender inequality. Her research generally focuses on how macrolevel forces influence individuals, paying special attention to their labor market trajectories, economic outcomes, family behaviors and psychological health. She is currently pursuing a few projects concerning job insecurity and wage inequality in the United States. She is also conducting research on gender attitudes and the formation of romantic unions in East Asia (e.g., Japan).
  • PhD The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
SOCY 325 Sociology of Gender Fall 2014
SOCY 699E Special Social Problems; Gender Stratification Fall 2014
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Department of Sociology
Phone: (301) 405-6422
Email: whyu1@umd.edu