EDUCATION

Doctoral Student, Public Policy, George Mason University

Master of Public Administration (2013), Public Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago

PhD Coursework (2010-2013), Public Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago (Specializations in Science & Technology Policy and Survey Methods)

Master of Informatics (2003), Social Informatics, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan

Master Thesis: Redefine Digital Divide and Its Measurement

Bachelor of Science (2000), Psychology Major and Business Administration Minor, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Science and Technology Policy; Information Policy; Technology Innovation; Scientific Workforce Policy; R&D Program Evaluation Social Network Analysis

HONORS AND AWARDS

1.         2012, Winner of Student Competition Paper Award, 2012 TPRC: 40th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy.

2.         2011, ICPSR Summer Program Scholarship, Department of Public Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago

3.         2003, Academic Excellence Award, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan

QUANTITATIVE TRAINING

Statistical Techniques and Software

1.            Multivariate Statistical Analysis: R, SPSS, Stata

2.            Hierarchical Linear Modeling: HLM, Stata

3.            Structure Equation Modeling: LISREL

4.            Social Network Analysis: E-Net, P-Net, R, SIENA, STRUCTURE, UCINET

ACADEMIC WORK

Publications

1.          2014 Meng-Hao Li and Mary K. Feeney, “Adoption of Electronic Technologies in Local U.S. Governments: Distinguishing between E-services and Communication Technologies,” American Review of Public Administration, 44(1): 75-91.

2.          2014 Yuli Patrick Hsieh and Meng-Hao Li, “Online Political Participation, Civic Talk, and Media Multiplexity: How Taiwanese Citizens Express Political Opinions on the Web,” Information, Communication & Society. 17(1), 26-44.

3.          2005 Meng-Hao Li and Shu-Fen Tseng, “Redefining the Digital Divide and Its Measurement,” Journal of Cyber Culture and Information Society, 9:89-124. (in Chinese)

4.          2002 Meng-Hao Li, “The Balance of Online-Self and Offline-Self,” Journal of Cyber Culture and Information Society, 2:117-138. (in Chinese)

5.          2001 Kuang-Ying Huang, Yu-Qing You, and Meng-Hao Li, “Labor Market in the Move: The Underemployment of Information Society in Taiwan,” Journal of Cyber Culture and Information Society, 1:229-255. (in Chinese)

Technical Report

1.          2014 Mossberger, Karen, Mary K. Feeney, and Meng-Hao Li. “Smart Communities Evaluation: FamilyNet Centers” Center for Policy Informatics. Arizona State University

Conference Presentations

1.          2014 Kyungwoo Kim, Meng-Hao Li and Eric Welch “The Effects of Social Isolation and Social Contagion on Survey Nonresponse in a Panel Network Study,” XXXIV International Network for Social Network Analysis, St. Pete Beach, FL, February 18-23, 2014.

2.          2013 Yuli Patrick Hsieh and Meng-Hao Li.”Online Political Participation, Civic Talk, and Media Multiplexity: How Taiwanese Citizens Express Political Opinions on the Web,” The 99th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, Washington DC. November 21-24, 2013.

3.          2013 Wan-Chu Wei and Meng-Hao Li “The Effect of Social Capital of Facebook on Job Prestige and Income,” The 76th Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, Georgia, April 24-27, 2013.

4.          2012 Meng-Hao Li “Social Resources, Media Multiplexity and Civic Engagement,” 2012 TPRC: 40th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, Arlington, September 21-23, 2012 (Winner of Student Paper Award).

5.          2012 Meng-Hao Li, Wan-Ling Huang, and Eric Welch “The Effects of Structural Holes on Patent Production of US Academic Scientists and Engineers” Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, April 12-15, 2012.

6.          2012 Shu-Fen Tseng, Meng-Hao Li and Wei-Chu Cheng “The Effects of ICT Usages on Interpersonal Networks and Community Engagement” International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, Los Angeles, January 16-18, 2012.

7.          2011 Jennifer Benoit-Bryan, Meng-Hao Li and Timothy Johnson “The Effects of Neighbourhood Level Characteristics on the Reliability and Validity of Self-Reports of Health Data” 36th Annual Conference of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, Chicago, November 18-19, 2011.

8.          2011 Meng-Hao Li, and Mary K. Feeney “Innovations in Civic Participation Technologies in Local US Governments” 33rd Annual APPAM Fall Research Conference, Washington, September, 3-5, 2011.

9.          2011 Meg Haller, Meng-Hao Li, and Karen Mossberger “Does E-government Use Contribute Citizen Engagement with Government and Community” The 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Seattle, Washington, 1-4 September.

10.      2011 Meg Haller, Meng-Hao Li, and Karen Mossberger “Does E-government Use Contribute Citizen Engagement with Government and Community” The 20th Year Anniversary and 11th Biannual Public Management Research Association Conference, Syracuse, New York, 2-4 June.

11.      2010 Meng-Hao Li and Shu-Fen Tseng “Social Affordance of ICTs on Social Capital” Tokyo 2010: 35th 4S Annual Meeting, Tokyo, Japan, 25-29 August.

12.      2009 Meng-Hao Li and Shu-Fen Tseng “Tripartite Determinants of Internet: Personal Experience, Social Contagion, and Internet Affordances” Internet Research 10.0: Internet: Critical, Milwaukee, U.S., 8-10 October.

13.      2008 Shu-Fen Tseng and Meng-Hao Li “Does Sense of Community Still Matter in Web 2.0 Netware?” Internet Research 9.0: Rethinking Community, Rethinking Place, Copenhagen, Demark, 15-18 October.

14.      2008 Meng-Hao Li and Shu-Fen Tseng “Internet as an Experience or Social Technology” The 103th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Boston, U.S., 1-4 August.

15.      2007 Shu-Fen Tseng and Meng-Hao Li “A Sense of Community or Networked Individualism?” The 3rd Social Informatics Research Symposium, Milwaukee, U.S., 19 October.

16.      2006 Meng-Hao Li and Shu-Fen Tseng “Who Benefits from IT? The Matthew Effect Revisited” Internet Research 7.0: Internet Convergences, Brisbane, Australia, 27-30 September.

17.      2006 Meng-Hao Li, Shi-I Huang, and Shu-Fen Tseng, “E-impact: The Have and Have-Nots”, The 101th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Montréal, Canada, 11-14 August.

18.      2006 Shi-I Huang, Meng-Hao Li and Shu-Fen Tseng “The Determinants of Work Well-being among Service Workers: IT Skill, Social Capital or Both?” The 101th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Montréal, Canada, 11-14 August

19.      2004 Meng-Hao Li “Redefining the Digital Divide and Its Measurement” (in Chinese) The Workshop of Information Theory and Research, Yuan-Ze University, Taiwan, 6 December.

20.      2003 Meng-Hao Li, Chin-Yao Lin, and Wei-Chu Chen “A New Approach of Digital Divide: an Empirical Study in Taiwan” The 98th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Atlanta, U.S., 16-19 August.

21.      2003 Chin-Yao Lin and Meng-Hao Li “The Effect of Social Capital on Turnover Intention in a High-tech Firm” (in Chinese) Conference on Internet and Society 2003, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 28 February-1 March.

22.      2002 Shu-Fen Tseng and Meng-Hao Li “The Social Implication and Consequences on Digital Divide” (in Chinese) Conference on Internet and Society 2002, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 31 May-1 June.

23.      2002 Meng-Hao Li “The Identity Movement in Information Society” (in Chinese) Conference on Internet and Society 2002, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 31 May-1 June.

24.      2002 Meng-Hao Li “The Mobilization of Board Managers’ Identities in BBS” (in Chinese) 4th Chinese Psychologist Academic Conference and 6th Chinese Psychologist and Behavioral Science Academic Conference, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, 9-12 November.

25.      2001 Chin-Yao Lin and Meng-Hao Li “The Effect of Internet Cognition on Internet Behaviors” (in Chinese) 200e Internet effect academic conference, National Central University, Taiwan, 7 December.

26.      2001 Meng-Hao Li “The Study of Board Manager Participation in BBS” (in Chinese) Conference on Internet and Society 2001, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 29-30 September.

ACADEMIC SERVICES

Reviewer for the New Media & Society Journal

RESEARCH PROJECTS PARTICIPATED

2013/08-2014/05, Research Specialist

Project: Technology in Local Governments

Principle Investigator: Mary Feeney and Eric Welch

Granting Institution: Science Technology and Environment Policy Lab, UIC

2011/08-2013/08, Research Associate

Project: Smart Communities - Formative Evaluation

Principle Investigator: Karen Mossberger

Granting Institution: Broadband Technology Opportunities Program, U.S. Department of Commerce and MacArthur Foundation

2010/08-2011/05, Research Associate

Project: Analysis of E-government Use and Online and Offline Civic Engagement

Principle Investigator: Karen Mossberger

Granting Institution: Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement, UIC

2008/08-2009/12, Research Specialist

Project: The Social Affordances of Information Technologies for Quality of Life, Social Capital and Networked Community

Principle Investigator: Shu-Fen Tseng

Granting Institution: National Science Councils, Taiwan

2006/07-2008/12, Research Specialist

Project: An Integrated Research on Social Development Policy in the Network Society

Principle Investigator: Shu-Fen Tseng

Granting Institution: The Research, Development and Evaluation Commission, Taiwan

2007/07-2007/12, Research Specialist

Project: The Information Policy Action Plan in Kinmen County

Principle Investigator: Hsi-Chieh Lee

Granting Institution: The Government of Kinmen County, Taiwan

2006/08-2007/07, Research Specialist

Project: Internet Confidence and Risk: A Social Network Perspective

Principle Investigator: Shu-Fen Tseng

Granting Institution: National Science Councils, Taiwan

2005/08-2006/07, Research Specialist

Project: A Study of Computer Mediated Communication, Social Capital and Collaborative Community

Principle Investigator: Shu-Fen Tseng

Granting Institution: National Science Councils, Taiwan

2005/03-2005/12, Research Specialist

Project: Digital Divide Indexes Modification and Its Investigation of Middle School between Urban and Rural

Principle Investigator: Shian-Shyong Tseng

Granting Institution: Ministry of Education, Taiwan

2004/08-2005/07, Research Specialist

Project: Examining Academic-Industrial Collaboration: The Impacts of Information Communication Technologies on Knowledge Sharing and Innovation

Principle Investigator: Shu-Fen Tseng

Granting Institution: National Science Councils, Taiwan

2004/05-2004/12, Research Specialist

Project: Evaluation of Quality of Life in e-Taiwan Policy

Principle Investigator: Kuo-Wei Wu

Granting Institution: The Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan

2003/08-2004/07, Research Specialist

Project: Dual Labor Market in Service Sectors: The Changes and Implications of Job Instability

Principle Investigator: Shu-Fen Tseng

Granting Institution: National Science Councils, Taiwan

2002/12-2003/05, Research Associate

Project: Digital Divide in Taiwan and It's Surrounding Areas: 2002 Annual Report

Principle Investigator: Shu-Fen Tseng

Granting Institution: The Research Development and Evaluation Commission

2001/08-2002/07, Research Associate

Project: The Unemployment and Underemployment in Information Society

Principle Investigator: Shu-Fen Tseng

Granting Institution: National Science Councils, Taiwan

2000/08-2001/07, Research Associate

Project: The Study of Information Gap and Mobility of Information Class in Taiwan

Principle Investigator: Shu-Fen Tseng

Granting Institution: National Science Councils, Taiwan

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

1.      Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM)

2.   Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR)

3.      American Political Science Association (APSA)

4.      American Sociological Association (ASA)

5.      International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA)

6.   Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)