• California State University, Long Beach, Ph.D.

Years of Affiliation: An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow from 2021-2022

Claudia Huang received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from University of California, Los Angeles. Her dissertation on China’s “dancing grannies“ phenomenon 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

Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies