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Assistant Professor Tsai, Chin-Chang

Tel: +886-75252000 Ext.4918



Research Interest

Nonprofit Management / Volunteer Management / Social Innovation and Enterprise /Public Management / Public Values / Public Service Ethics



  • Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy, Arizona State University, USA

  • M.A. in Public Administration and Policy, National Taipei University, Taiwan

  • B.A. in Public Administration, National Chengchi University, Taiwan


  • Social Marketing

  • Qualitative Data Analysis and Writing


  1. Refereed Journal Articles
  • Corley, E. A., Bozeman, B., Zhang, X., & Tsai, C. C. (2017). The expanded scientific and technical human capital model: the addition of a cultural dimension. Journal of Technology Transfer, doi: 10.1007/s10961-017-9611-y (SSCI)

  • Wu, W. N., & Tsai, C. C. (2017). What motivates citizens to volunteer in schools? Determinants in the local context. Education and Urban Society, doi: 10.1177/0013124517714308 (SSCI)

  • Cai, X., Tsai, C. C., Wu, W. N. (2017). Are they neck and neck in the affordable housing policies? A cross case comparison of three metropolitan cities in China. Sustainability, 9(4), 542, doi: 10.3390/su9040542 (SSCI)

  • Tsai, C. C., Stritch, J. M. & Christensen, R. K. (2016). Eco-helping and eco-civic engagement in the public workplace. Public Performance & Management Review, 40(2), 336-360, doi: 10.1080/15309576.2016.1216001 (SSCI)

  • Tsai, C. C., Corley, E., & Bozeman, B. (2016). Collaboration experiences across scientific disciplines and cohorts. Scientometrics, 108(2), 505-529, doi: 10.1007/s11192-016-1997-z (SSCI)

  1. Book Review
  • Tsai, C. C. (2015). Linda Milbourne, Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities? VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 26(6), 2768-2770, doi: 10.1007/s11266-014-9540-4 (SSCI) *Book Review

Conference Presentations 

  • Tsai, C. C. (2017, November). How does the nonprofit sector strengthen local communities? An interpretive case study of U.S. food banking. Paper prepared for the annual conference of the Association of Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Grand Rapids, MI.

  • Tsai, C. C. & Kao, C. (2016, February). Perceived organizational punishment and the willingness to volunteer outsider organizational life: A justice perspective. Paper presented at the CORD NASP-C internal conference, Phoenix, AZ.

  • Tsai, C. C. (2016, January). Identifying and measuring public values in the nonprofit context: Organizational and volunteers’ perspectives. Paper presented at the Public Values Consortium, Phoenix, AZ.

  • Tsai, C. C. & Wu, W. N. (2015, November). What motivates citizens to volunteer? Citizens’ concerns as a key predictor. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association of Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Chicago, IL.

  • Tsai, C. C. & Svara, J. H. (2015, March). Ethics of equity evaluation. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Society for Public Administration, Chicago, IL.

  • Tsai, C. C. & Bozeman, B. (2014, June). A public values approach to contemporary public administration ethics. Paper presented at the Public Values Consortium 4th biennial workshop, Singapore.

  • Tsai, C. C. (2014, April). Broadening the meaning of practitioner as moral exemplar: A need for achieving public values with citizens. Paper presented at the 56th annual conference of the Western Social Science Association, Albuquerque, NM.

  • Tsai, C. C. (2012, May). Reexamining the narratives of public administration from the concept of efficiency and equity. Paper presented at the 25th annual conference of the Public Administration Theory Network, South Padre Island, TX.


Awards & Honors

  • Graduate Research Support Program Award for Dissertation Completion, Graduate & Professional Student Association and Graduate College, Arizona State University (2017)
  • University Graduate Fellowship, Arizona State University (2011-2015)
  • Member of the Pi Alpha Alpha, the Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration (since 2014)
  • Republic of China Ministry of Education Scholarship for three full years of overseas study in Administrative Reform and Ethics (2009)