Hsin-Yi Hsiao

Research Associate Professor
Contact Information
University Park
Department of Study 
Community, Organization, and Business Innovation
Research Interest 
Diversity/Cross Cultural
Mental Health
PhD, USC School of Social Work, 2013
MBA, San Francisco State University, 2006
MSc, University of Birmingham, 2000
BA, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan, 1997

HSIN-YI HSIAO joined as a visiting clinical assistant professor in 2013 after she earned a PhD in social work in the same year. Her research interests include productive aging and mental health, caregiving needs of people with dementia, physician-patient communication among women with breast cancer, work-life balance, diversity and inclusion, mixed methods, and longitudinal studies.

Since 2007, Hsiao has been involved in various interdisciplinary and cross-national research projects, collaborating with institutions in nonprofit and for-profit sectors, such as the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University, USC Marshall School of Business, an American multinational corporation in the footwear sector, Department of Children and Family Services in Los Angeles, National Taiwan University, Ministry of Health and Welfare in Taiwan, and Peking University Sixth Hospital.

She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals in Aging and Mental Health, Journal of Social Service Review, International Journal of Social Welfare, and Family & Community Health, and teaches courses in social work research and human behavior and the social environment.

Awards and Distinction
Graduate Assistant Award, School of Social Work & Inter-University Consortium, University of Southern California (2012-2013)
Tsai Family Research Fund for Taiwan Studies, East Asian Studies Center, University of Southern California (2012)
Doctoral Student Summer Research Fellowship, Hamovitch Center for Science in the Human Services, University of Southern California (2011)
Research Assistantship, Center on Child Welfare, University of Southern California (2008-2011)
Graduate Scholarship, School of Social Work, University of Southern California (2007-2011)
Provost Fellowship, University of Southern California (2007-2009)
Outstanding Alumni Fellowship, Ginling Girls’ High School, Taiwan (1993)
Outstanding High School Fellowship, Ginling Girls’ High School, Taiwan (1990-1993)
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Selected Publications

Lizano, E.L., Hsiao, H.Y., Mor Barak, M.E., & Casper, L.M. (2014). Support in the workplace: Buffering the deleterious effects of work-family conflict on child welfare workers’ well-being and burnout. Journal of Social Service Review.

Hsiao, H.Y. & Mor Barak, M.E. (2013). Job-Related Stress, Social Support, and Work–Family Conflict among Mexican Workers in a multinational company: A Case Study of a Korean-owned, US-branded Former “Sweatshop” in Mexico. International Journal of Social Welfare. doi: 10.1111/ijsw.12065

Hsiao, H.Y., Xu, L., Chi, I., & Silverstein (2013). Does productive role occupancy prevent depression among older rural Chinese adults? A latent difference score analysis. Aging and Mental Health. 1-9.

Xu, L., Wu, B., Chi, I., & Hsiao, H.Y. (2012). Intensity of grandparent caregiving and life satisfaction among older rural Chinese adults: A longitudinal study using latent different score analysis. Family and Community Health. 35(4), 287-299.