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Haiyan Zhu

Haiyan Zhu, Associate Professor

Haiyan Zhu, Associate Professor
Haiyan Zhu, Associate Professor

Department of  Sociology
650 McBryde Hall 
225 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-9641 |

Dr. Haiyan Zhu is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology.

  • Health and Aging
  • Family
  • Chinese Culture
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan
  • M.A., University of Michigan
  • M.A., Peking University
  • B.S., Peking University
  • Journal of Sociological Methodology, former Editorial Assistant
  • American Sociological Association
  • Population Association of America
  • Southern Sociological Society
  • Gerontological Society of America
  • 2008 Rackham One-Term Dissertation Fellowship. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
  • 2006-2007 Rackham Conference Travel Grants. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
  • 2007 Travel grant. Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Journal Articles

Feng, Qiushi, Haiyan Zhu, Zhihong Zhen, and Danan Gu. Forthcoming. “Self-rated Health, Interviewer-rated Health, and Their Predictive Powers on Mortality in Old Age." Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. (Online first).

Zhu, Haiyan and Danan Gu. 2011. “The Protective Effect of Marriage on Health and Survival: Does It Persistent at Oldest-old Ages?” Journal of Population Ageing 3: 161-182.

Xie, Yu and Haiyan Zhu. 2009. “Do Sons or Daughters Give More Money to Parents in Urban China?” Journal of Marriage and Family 71: 174-186.

Gu, Danan, Matthew Dupre, Jessica Sautter, Haiyan Zhu, Yuzhi Liu, and Yi Zeng. 2009. “Frailty and Mortality among Chinese at Advanced Ages.” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 64(B): 279-289.

  • Current Projects: Socioeconomic Differentials in Health in Later Life