Chen Yi-Ling 陳奕伶


Chen Yi-Ling 陳奕伶

Home Institiution:

Graduate Institute of East Asia Studies, National Cheng-Chi University

Duration of Stay:

Nov. 20th to Dec. 19th, 2012


Chen Yi-Ling was born in Taipei, Taiwan. She received her bachelor degree in Department of Public Policy and Administration in National Chi-Nan University, and then began her Chinese studying in National Cheng-Chi University since 2004. Current position is PhD Candidate, and her ongoing dissertation is concerning China’s urban governance. In the past 6 years, she went to Shenghei for field study every summer. Her research interests include China’s political transformation and political participation, local elections and governance in China, Taiwanese local politics and community development.


Chen Lu-Huei, Chen Te-Sheng and Chen Yi-Ling, “Who Are the Rising Stars in the 18th CCP National Congress? A Study of Political Potential of Central Committee Alternate Members,” Mainland China Studies, Vol. 55, No. 1 (March 2012), pp. 1-21.

Chen Yi-Ling,” Political Representative, Governance Efficiency, and Urban Stability: Local Governance Strategies in Urban China,” Soochow Journal of Political Science, Vol. 29, No. 3 (Oct. 2011), pp121-161.

Keng Shu and Chen Yi-Ling. 2008. “After Developmental State and   Post-Totalitarianism: China’s Fragmented States and Connected Societies.” Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 2 (Oct. 2008), pp. 191-222.

Keng Shu, Chen Yi-Ling and Chen Lu-Huei. “The Political Consequences of   Limited Reforms: How Political Mobilization Reshapes the Pattern of Participation of Chinese Citizens.” Journal of Social Sciences and Philosophy, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 513-552.

Keng Shu and Chen Yi-Ling. 2007. “Communities Self-Governance and Prospects of Democracy in China: Modernization Theory or Regime Stabality?” Prospect Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 1 (Jun. 2007), pp. 87-122.