About Us


Founded in 1997, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) is the youngest division of Yuan Ze University. The Faculty of CHSS is dedicated to being at the forefront of teaching and learning and fostering cutting edge research and discovery in Chinese and Japan literature and linguistics, arts and design, as well as social and policy sciences. CHSS is redefining humanities and social sciences’ education for the 21st century and is committed to an open CHSS accessible to students from all backgrounds.
The tasks of CHSS faculty are devoted to cultivating students’ academic excellence, personality integration, cultural creativity and cultural industrial and policy manager, including undergraduate and graduate admissions. Currently CHSS comprises 4 departments, a center, a Ph.D. program, and an international program. The key visions of CHSS education are:
—To cultivate talented students specializing in multi-culturalism, arts design and cultural creative industries and policy.
—To train students to have academic excellence, community concern, and global mobility via well-designed courses program in humanities and social sciences.


                                                   Dean Chang-tay Chiou


1987-1991    Ph.D., Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh.
1983-1990   Ph.D., Graduate Institute of Political Science, National Taiwan University.
1978-1980   Master of Public Policy, Graduate Institute of Public Policy Studies, National CHUNG-HSING
1974-1978   University.Department of Statistic, National CHUNG HSING University.

2016/8-    Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences,Yuan Ze University.
2014/2-    Professor, Department of Social and Policy Sciences,   Yuan Ze University.
2013/8-2014/1     Distinguished Professor, National Taipei University
2000/2-2014/1   Professor, Department of Public Administration and Policy, National Taipei University
2008/1—4   Visiting Fellow, Chinese University of Hong Kong
2008/4 — 7     Visiting Fellow, Zhejiang University
2005/8-2007/7   Dean, College of Hakka Studies, National Central University
2004/8-2007/7   Director, Graduate of Politics and Economics, National Central University.
2001/8-2004/7     Director, Research Center for Public Opinion and Election, National Taipei University
1997 /8-2001 /1   Professor, Department of Public Administration,   National  CHUNG-HSING University.
1991/8-1997 /7    Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration, National CHUNG-HSING University.


Cultural creative industries
Nonprofit management
Public policy analysis,
Public management,
Ethnic and Hakka studies
Environment studies