Dr Pei-Chun KO
Designation : Postdoctoral Fellow
Office : AS8, #07-53
Telephone : 6516 4218
Status : Staff

Dr Ko has commenced a one-year joint- appointment as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Changing Family in Asia cluster and the Centre for Family and Population Research with effect from 2 June 2015.

Dr Ko received her Ph.D. degree from University of Cologne in 2015. Her cumulative dissertation: “Aging in East Asia: Multilevel Perspectives on Determinants of Social Relationships and Mental Health” investigated the determinants of social relationships and mechanisms of the mental well-being of older people in East Asia. Her research interests include intergenerational relationships, grandparenting, productive aging, social networks, multilevel analyses and cross-country comparisons.

While at ARI, she will conduct research on the relationships between family characteristics and social productive activities among older people in East Asia over time and across countries.