Victor Tan Chen
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Virginia Commonwealth University.
American Sociological Association Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley (2012-2014).
Victor Tan Chen's book, Cut Loose: Jobless and Hopeless in an Unfair Economy, based on his doctoral dissertation, has been published by the University of California Press (2015).
Winner of the John T. Dunlop Outstanding Scholar Award for “contributions to research that address industrial relations/employment problems of national significance.” Labor and Employment Relations Association, 2017.
Winner of College of Humanities and Sciences Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2016.
Co-winner of the Thomas A. Kochan and Stephen R. Sleigh Best Dissertation Award, Labor and Employment Relations Association, 2012.
Katherine S. Newman and Victor Tan Chen are the authors of The Missing Class: Portraits of the Near Poor in America, Beacon Press (2007).