Jacob Huang, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D, Sociology, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas 2015
  • M.A., Religious Studies, Tunghai University, Taichung City, Taiwan 2006
  • B.A., Religion, Aletheia University, Taipei City, Taiwan 2002

Publications & Presentations

  • “Social Construction of Institutional Health Services Elderly Hmong Americans' Perspectives”, presented in the 38th Pacific Sociological Association Annual Conference, Portland, OR. (April 9, 2017)
  • Huang, J. (2017). Influence of healthcare utilization and social characteristics on health outcomes among elderly Asian Americans: A Structural Equation Analysis, Research in the Sociology of Health Care (35), pp.211 – 230.
  • Huang, J. (2017). “How Does Christian Faith Shape Perception of Health Seeking Behaviors for Older Hmong Adults in the United States?” presented in the 2017 Christian Sociological Association Conference, Northwestern College, Orange City, IA.
  • Huang, J. (2017). “Using Data in Service of Community Transformation”, adopted in Out of Nazareth Christ-Centered Civic Transformation in Unlikely Places (White, R. & Spees, H. ed.), pp. 244-282, CA Urban Loft Publishers. Ingman, S., Wolfe, L., Amini, R., Driver, N., Ewing, C., & C.-L.
  • Societal Benefits and Challenges of Sustainable Buildings and their Ecosystems for Aging Populations, (Co-authored with Ingman, S., Wolfe, L., Amini, R., Driver, N., & Ewing, C.) in “Analytics for Building-Scale Sustainable Ecosystems: US-China Research Perspectives (Tao, Y.X. & Jiang, Y. ed.), pp. 81-94. Redding, CT: Begell House. 2016.
  • Does Healthcare Utilization Matter to Health Outcomes of Racial Minority Aging? Disparities between US-Born and Foreign-Born Elderly Asian Americans “The Association for Asian American Studies Junior Faculty Workshop 2016 (April 27, 2016).
  • “Institutional Healthcare Services and Health Outcomes for Foreign Born Elderly Asian Americans” The 2016 Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) Annual Conference, Miami, FL (April 28, 2016).
  • “Disparities in Health and Healthcare Utilization for Elderly in the United States: Comparative Analysis between Hispanic and Asian Americans”. The 37th Pacific Sociological Association Annual Conference, Oakland, CA. (April 2, 2016).
  • Use of Health Care Services and Health Status among Elderly Asian Americans in the United States. American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA. (August 18, 2014)
  • Older Asian Immigrants Perceptions of Health Care: A Mixed Methods Approach. The 94th Southwestern Social Science Association (SSSA) Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX (2014 April 18)
  • GIS Mapping of the Aged and Living Accessibilities in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Graduate Exhibition, Toulouse Graduate School, University of North Texas, Denton, TX. (March 1, 2014)
  • Sources of Health Information and Health Status among US adults. In “New Social Media and Life, Politics, and Society in the Early 21st Century”. The 93th Southwestern Social Science Association (SSSA) Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. (March 27-30, 2013)
  • Sociocultural Barriers and Use of Healthcare Services in the Asian Aging Population. In” Global Aging: Institutional Care, Values, Practices, and Behavior”. Applied Gerontology Doctoral Program. Department of Sociology, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas. (October 12, 2012)