Dr. Sheng-Ju Chan is Professor at the Graduate Institute of Education at the National Chung Cheng University (CCU), Taiwan. He is also an administrator, serving as the Associate Vice-President for Research and Development at CCU. Dr. Chan’s academic interest focused in higher education studies, education policy, international education and comparative education.
His work as an education scholar has focused on a range of areas, such as academic mobility, reforms in higher education governance, massification in higher education, and cross-border educational collaborations, among many others.
His research mainly focuses on East Asian education systems. In particular, his paper “Is Higher Education Expansion Related to Increasing Unemployment Rates? A Comparative Analysis of Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan.”, explores the high unemployment rates in East Asian countries as supply of graduates from higher educations might exceed the demand as there are not many graduate-level job vacancies.