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/ Aimei Guo, Ph.D.
Aimei Guo, Ph.D.
Department of Women’s Studies
Ginling Women’s College
Nanjing Normal University
122 Ninghai Road,
Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, 210097
Dr. Aimei Guo is a full professor of Psychology at Ginling Women’s College, Nanjing Normal University. Her research interests include positive aging, aging and gender, mental health of older people, and feminist psychology. She is the dean of Women’s Studies Department of Ginling Women’s College at Nanjing Normal University, and was the founder and the current director of the Research Center on Aging at Nanjing Normal University and the Gerontological Institute of Jiangsu Province. She is also a Council Member of Gerontological Society of China, Gerontological Society of Jiangsu Province, and Psychological Theories and History Branch of the Chinese Psychological Society.
Dr. Guo has published over 40 articles and 5 academic books, and she has participated in more than 20 studies, mainly granted from Chinese government and local government. She has won several awards for feminist psychology and positive aging studies. She developed a strong interest in research, policy and practice aiming to promote the ideas of positive aging in China. Her research on positive aging and related policy implications have been well recognized by the Jiangsu government and her work plays an important role in the promotion of the positive aging strategy in the Jiangsu Province. She is an expert group member of the Jiangsu Policy Research, specializing in aging policy. Currently she is initiating a community-based positive aging program, which is expected to introduce social constructionism and positive aging to the research, policy and practice of “aging in place” in China.
Xuejun Chen, Ph.D.
Liu Dan, Ph.D.
Aimei Guo, Ph.D.
Liu Haihua, Ph.D.
Bojun Hu, Ph.D.
Tianfang Liu, Ph.D.
Hong Luo, Ph.D.
So Wa Ngai, Ph.D.
Gertina Van Schalkwyk, Ph.D.
Beili Xiang, Ph.D.
Liping Yang, Ph.D.
Jijun Yao, Ph.D.
Dorothy Pui Yin, TSUI
Kuo Frank Yu, Ph.D.
Haibo Zeng, Ph.D.
Xinping Zhang, Ph.D.