Nan Lin

Oscar L. Tang Family Professor Emeritus of Sociology

External address: 
266 Soc-psych, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Duke Box 90088, Durham, NC 27708-0088
Phone: 
(919) 660-5610

Overview

My main research interests are social networks and social capital, the life stress process (especially social support as resources), social stratification and mobility, and Chinese societies.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Michigan State University 1966

  • M.A., Syracuse University 1963

  • B.A., Tunghai University 1960

Doctoral Dissertation Research: Examining race, class and social capital in devastated neighborhoods awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2015

Wedding Banquets: A Study of a Chinese Institution for Social Capital awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2003 to 2004

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships awarded by Department of Education (Principal Investigator). 2000 to 2003

Doctoral Dissertation Research: Participation and Social Capital Creation awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2001 to 2002

National Resource Center and FLAS Fellowships awarded by Department of Education (Principal Investigator). 1997 to 2000

(97-0370) National Resource Center and FLAS Fellowships awarded by Department of Education (Principal Investigator). 1997 to 2000

The Southeast Conference of the Association for Asian Studies awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1999 to 2000

(96-1053) Triangle East Asian Studies Center FLAS Fellowships awarded by Department of Education (Principal Investigator). 1994 to 1997

(94-0268) Triangle East Asian Studies Consortium awarded by Department of Education (Principal Investigator). 1994 to 1997

(95-0267) Triangle East Asian Studies Center-FLAS Fellowships awarded by Department of Education (Principal Investigator). 1994 to 1997

Pages

Ensel, WM, and Lin, N. "Physical fitness and the stress process." JOURNAL OF COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY 32, no. 1 (January 2004): 81-101. Full Text

Nan Lin, , and Ma Rong, . "Sociology and Social Development: a Conversation." Sociological Research (China), no. 4 (2003): 106-113. (Academic Article)

Lin Nan, . "“How the East and the West Shall Meet?”." Development and Society December 31-2 (2002): 211-244. (Academic Article)

Lin Nan, . "ASocial Capital: Contending Paradigms and Empirical Evidence.@." Hong Kong Journal of Sociology, no. 2 (2001): 1-38. (Academic Article)

Yen, S, Robins, CJ, and Lin, N. "A cross-cultural comparison of depressive symptom manifestation: China and the United States." J Consult Clin Psychol 68, no. 6 (December 2000): 993-999.

Lin, N. "Inequality in social capital." CONTEMPORARY SOCIOLOGY-A JOURNAL OF REVIEWS 29, no. 6 (November 2000): 785-795. Full Text

Ensel, WM, and Lin, N. "ADistal Stressors, Proximal Stressors, Social Resources and the Stress Process." Formosa Journal of Mental Health 13, no. 2 (June 2000): 83-108. (Academic Article)

Lin, N, Ye, X, and Ensel, WM. "Revisiting Social Support: Integration of Its Dimensions." Formosa Journal of Mental Health 13-2 (June 2000): 37-64. (Academic Article)

Ensel, WM, and Lin, N. "Age, the stress process, and physical distress: The role of distal stressors." JOURNAL OF AGING AND HEALTH 12, no. 2 (May 2000): 139-168. Full Text

Lin, N, Ye, X, and Ensel, WM. "Social support and depressed mood: a structural analysis." J Health Soc Behav 40, no. 4 (December 1999): 344-359.

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