Dr. Josh Chen

Dr. Josh Chen
Dr. Josh Chen
Assistant Professor,
Human Services

Meet Dr. Josh Chen

OF NOTE:
In a previous phase of life, I was a pastor in the inner city of Philadelphia who lived among, worked alongside, and befriended people from across the racial, generational, and socioeconomic spectrum.

KNOWN FOR:
Playing devil’s advocate to challenge unspoken assumptions, foster collaborative learning, and promote constructive dialogue about controversial but consequential topics.

POPULAR QUOTE:
“What does it mean that human beings are social animals? People are born into a world that pre-exists them and shapes them from the moment they are born. There is no outside of society.”

Examples of classes taught by Josh Yin Pei Chen:

  • Principles of Sociology
  • Race and Ethnic Relations
  • Immigration
  • Social Problems
  • Deviance
  • Sociology of Medicine
  • B.A./University of Michigan
  • M.Div./Westminster Theological Seminary
  • M.A./University of Virginia
  • Ph.D./University of Virginia
  • Culture and Morality
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Racial Integration
  • Social Justice
  • Social Organizations
  • Social Theory
  • Urban Inequality

Ready to Apply?

You can learn, seek, and thrive alongside our passionate faculty. The first step is to apply.