Yixuan Wang is an Associate Professor at China Youth University of Political Studies. She serves as an appointed Council Member on the Social Survey and Research Methods Committee of the Chinese Sociological Association, a nominated Council Member on the Ethics Committee of the China Association for Social Work Education, and an appointed Expert Member of the Beijing Youth Research Association.
Wang received her Ph.D. in Social Work from Fordham University and MSW from Columbia University. Her research focuses on the well-being of vulnerable urban youth in China and Asian immigrant families in the United States. She also studies social work ethics, cross-national comparison of social welfare policies, and interdisciplinary advocacy on social work development.
As an active social work practitioner since 2012, Wang has accumulated extensive direct practice experiences. She previously practiced in the United States under LMSW licensure and in recent years has developed, implemented, supervised, and evaluated various social work interventions and social service programs in China.