1973-74 Fellow, Young
Scholars Program, Center for Chinese Studies, University of California,
1976 Award from the Research Development Fund, University of
Pittsburgh for research at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.
1976-77 Award of small grant from the Asian Studies Program,
University of Pittsburgh for research support.
1977-80 Award of grant from the Joint Committee on Contemporary
China of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social ScienceResearch
Council, to organize and operate four regional seminars on Modern China
at the University of Pittsburgh, annually, during the 1977-78 and 1978-79
academic years, and two seminars in Autumn/Winter 1979-80.
1978-80 Grants from the Frick Educational Commission of Pittsburgh
to organize and administer three high school teachers' workshops in
Pittsburgh, 1978-79; and three more in 1981.
1979 Award from the Provost's Development Fund of the University
of Pittsburgh, for research in Hong Kong on Chinese socialist commerce.
1979 Award of small grant for living stipend in Hong Kong, from
the Asian Studies Program, University of Pittsburgh.
1981-82 National Fellow, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University.
1982 Award of small grant for living stipend in the People's
Republic of China from the Asian Studies Prog ram, University of Pittsburgh
(used in Spring 1983).
1982 Grant from the Frick Educational Commission of Pittsburgh
to organize and administer teachers' workshops in Pittsburgh.
May 1983 Travel grants from the Contemporary China Program,
May 1984 University of Pittsburgh.
1983 Small grant for living stipend in China, Chinese conversation,
and typing of Three Visions of Chinese Socialism, from the Asian Studies
Program, University of Pittsburgh.
1984 Grant from the Research Development Fund, University of
Pittsburgh, for living stipend in China (for May/June).
1984 Research grant from the Committee on Scholarly Communication
with the PRC (CSCPRC), under its National Program for Advanced Study
and Research in China; Project on "China's Economic Readjustment:
The Case of Wuhan."
1985 Supplementary grant for additional interviewing, from CSCPRC.
1985 Fellow, The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars,
January through September 1985; project on "China's Economic Readjustment
and 'Industrial Policy': The Application to the P.R.C.'s Program of
Economic Transformation of Some Concepts from the Comparative Politics
1985 Visiting Research Associate, Center for Chinese Studies,
University of Michigan (October-December).
1986 Visiting Fellow, The London School of Economics (June-August).
1987 Faculty Career Development Program award of one quarter
of leave for Autumn to work on revision of my manuscript on China's
industrial readjustment in comparative perspective.
1987 Faculty Fellowship for travel to China for research on China's
most recent economic reforms and their implementation strategies in
1990 Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford University, faculty
grant for travel to China to begin a study of the political management
of China's transients.
1991 Research grant from the Committee on Scholarly Communication
with the People's Republic of China; project on "China's Floating
1991 Member of Focused Research Program in State Studies, awarded
3 year grant from UC Irvine.
1993 Postdoctoral Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Fellowship: Research
grant from the American Council of Learned Societies for study of China's
1996-97 Listed in Who's Who in the West
1997 The World Who's Who of Women
1996 Co-recipient, with David Smith and Steven Topik, of eight
small grants for conference on "The State and Sovereignty in the
World Economy," convened February 1997 (principal donors were Institute
on Global Conflict and Cooperation, UC, and Global Peace and Conflict,
1997-98 Participant, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation
project on "China and its Provinces: The Impact of China's Opening
on its Economic and Political Integration," funded by the Smith-Richardson
1998-99 Seed grant, Center for The Study of Democracy, UC Irvine,
for project on Chinese unemployment. Listed in Who's Who in Asia and
the Pacific Nations, 1999, Listed in Dictionary of International
1999 Smith-Richardson Foundation, small grant.
1999 Center for the Study of Democracy, UCI, small grant.
2000 School of Social Sciences, UCI, small grant.
2001 The Smith Richardson Foundation, for 16-month project entitled, "China's Entry into the World Trade Organization in Comparative Perspective"
2001 Joseph R. Levenson prize of the Association for Asian Studies for best book on 20th century China published in 1999 for Contesting Citizenship in Urban China.
2001 Faculty Mentor Award of the Pi Omicron Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science majors' honor society)
2002-03 UCI Center for the Study of Democracy, research on unemployment in China.
2003-04 UCI Center for the Study of Democracy, research on unemployment in China.
2006 UCI Center for Asian Studies, research on urban development in China.
2006-07 UCI Center for the Study of Democracy, research on social welfare in China.
2007-08 UCI Center for the Study of Democracy, research on social welfare in China.
2008-09 UCI Center for the Study of Democracy, research on social welfare in China.
Autumn 2008 Visiting Research Professor,East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore
2009 Grants from eight organs, including the Eastern European Program of the American Council of Learned Societies to hold conference on "1989: 20 Years After," as co-convener.
2011 UCI Emerti Association Award for Outstanding Mentoring outside a traditional research or teaching relationship.
2012 Honorary Professor, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China.
2013 Research grants from UCI Center for Asian Studies and Center for the Study of Democracy
2014 The Ford Foundation, small grant for interviews in 4 Chinese cities
Autumn 2014 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong (by competitive selection)