Dr. Chin-Hsiu Chen is an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at Salisbury University. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from State University of New York at Geneseo, a M. Ed. in Curriculum Studies and a Ph.D. in Early Childhood Education from University of Victoria (Canada). Her academic interests and specialties are community play space, child development, multicultural education, international studies, curriculum development, and early schooling experiences.
Dr. Chin-Hsiu Chen has presented research papers at the OMEP International Conference, International Play Association (IPA), Association for the Study of Play (TASP), and International Congress of Psychology (ICP). Her scholarly work has been involved in collaborating with the B.C. Ministry of Children and Family Development, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Canadian International Development Agency, West China University of Medical Sciences and Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Dr. Chen has been a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC); Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI); Canadian Association for Young Children; Early Childhood Education Diversity Network; and Taiwanese National Association of Early Childhood Educators.