Ce Shen, PhD, is an associate professor at the Boston College School of Social Work. He joined the faculty in 2003 and received his doctoral degree in Sociology in 1996.
Dr. Shen is part of the school’s Global Practice concentration. In the Doctoral Program, he has taught Social Research Methods, Statistical Analysis for Social & Behavioral Research, Structural Equation Modeling, Multivariate Analysis and Statistical Modeling, and Multilevel and Longitudinal Data Analysis. In the Master’s Program, he teaches Research Methods course and Program Evaluation course, and has led an international course focused on Social Development in China.
Tran, T., Rhee, S. & Shen, C. (2017). Research Methods and Data Analysis for Multicultural Social Work and Human Services. Cognella Academic Publishing.
Chu, Y. Shen, C. (2017). Civic Engagement and Institutional Trust among South Africans. The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, 44(3), 27-54.
O’Hare, T., Shen, C., & Sherrer, M. (2017). Post-traumatic stress and trauma-related subjective distress: Comparisons among Hispanics, African-Americans, and whites with severe mental illness. Community Mental Health Journal, (53),:778–781.
O’Hare, T., Shen, C., & Sherrer, M. (2017). Subjective distress from trauma in older clients with severe mental illness. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 27 (3), 180–186 .
Shen, C. (2013). The Social Security System of the U.S. and its implications for China’s Endowment Insurance System. Jilin University Journal Social Sciences Edition, 53(2), 31-39.
Shen, C & Williamson, J.B. (2010) How to improve the new rural pension scheme being implemented in China. Journal of China University of Political Science and Law, 2010 (5), September, 109-119.
Shen, C & Williamson, J.B. (2010) China’s new rural pension scheme: Can it be improved? International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 30(5/6), 239-250.
Shen, C., Smyer, M.A., Mahoney, K.J., Simon-Rusinowitz, L., Shinogle, J., Norstrand, J., Mahoney, E.K., Schauer, C., & Vecchio, P. (2008). Consumer-directed care for beneficiaries with mental illness: Lessons from the New Jersey Cash & Counseling program. Psychiatric Services, 59 (11), 1299-1306.
Shen, C., Sarkisian, N., & Tran, T. (2008). Economic development, social inequality, and the state: A cross-national analysis of child mortality in less developed countries. China Journal of Social Work, 1(2), 172-188.
Shen, C., & Tam. H.P. (2008). The paradoxical relationship between student achievement and self-perception: A cross-national analysis based on three waves of TIMSS data. Educational Research and Evaluation, 14(1), 87-100.
In 2006, as a Principal Investigator, Dr. Shen obtained funding from the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for the research project "Learning from the Cash & Counseling Demonstration Evaluation: People with Mental Illness Self-Directed Care".