Han, Wen-Jui

Wen-Jui Han, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Columbia University School of Social Work.  She has extensive research experience in the area of child care, maternal employment, and child well-being.  Specifically, she is conducting research in the areas of maternal employment and child well-being, the impact of the welfare reform law on low-income single mother families’ economic well-being in New York State and New York City, the effects of the 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) on mother’s and father’s leave usage and leave-taking duration surrounding the birth of the newborn, the associations between parental work schedules and the arrangements they make to care for their children and between parental work schedules and child well-being, the developmental experiences of children in immigrant families, and the impact of families’ resource allocation on children’s educational outcomes in an international perspective.

Expertise: Families of Color: Asian American; Single Parents; Shift Workers; Afterschool Care; Child Care; Dependent Care; Shiftwork; FMLA; Maternity Leave; Paid Family Leave - State; Paid Sick Leave; Paternity Leave; Community, Work and Family; Work-Family Balance

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