Claudia Huang

2021-2022 An Wang Fellow; Assistant Professor, California State University, Long Beach




Claudia Huang is An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow at the Fairbank Center. Claudia received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from UCLA and teaches in the Department of Human Development at California State University. Her research on China’s “dancing grannies” examines how a generation of retired Chinese women cope with diminishing social welfare programs and the loss of traditional family structures through a fulfilling activity.

Research Interests: aging; kinship and intergenerational dynamics; gendered experiences of aging; state-society relations in China