2020/3/28 21:30:58



Associate Professor

Master supervisor

Research Areas:


Cross-sectional collaboration;

Experimental research of behavioral science

Contact details:
E-mail: yuantian@sjtu.edu.cn
Address: Room 261, Xin Jian Bldg, No. 1954 Hua Shan Road, Xujiahui, Shanghai 200030, P. R. C


Yuan Tian earned her Master degree and Ph.D. degree in Philanthropic Studies from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. She was also awarded as the 2017 Doctoral Summer Fellow by the Center for Social Impact Strategy at the University of Pennsylvania. She has specialized in experimental research of behavioral science.

Graduate institution:

Indiana University

Selected courses:

Social Science Methodology, Academic Writing

Selected publications:  

Research Articles
1. Tian, Y.*, & Hung, C.K., Frumkin, P. (2020). An Experimental Test of the Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Consumers' Purchasing Behavior: The Mediation Role of Trust. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management.  IF:4.542
2. Tian, Y.*, & Hung, C.K., Frumkin, P. (2020). Breaking the nonprofit starvation cycle. An experimental test. Journal of Behavioral Public Administration.
3. Tian, Y.*, & Konrath, S. (2020). Can too much similarity between donors crowd out charitable donations? An experimental investigation of the role of similarity in social influence on giving behavior. Current Psychology.
4. Tian, Y.*, & Konrath, S. (2019). The effects of similarity on charitable giving in donor–donor dyads: a systematic literature review. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations,1-24.

Book Review:
Tian Y. (2014). Accounting for social value by L. Mook, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 43(6). 1131-1133. DOI: 10.1177/0899764014548403.

Books and Chapters (Peer-review)

Konrath, S. &Tian, Y. (2017). Narcissism and prosocial behavior. Hermann, T., Brunell, A., & Foster, J. (Eds.)  Handbook of Trait Narcissism: Key Advances, Research Methods, and Controversies. New York: Springer.

Expertise & public engagement:

1.iPEAR at Indiana University Medical-Psychological lab manager (2014-2018) ,https://www.ipearlab.org/people.html
2.Journal reviewer (Nonprofit Management Leadership、Voluntas、Journal of Personality、Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly、Chinese Nonprofit Review、The Third Sector Research)
3.Chinese Philanthropy Leadership Initiative (CPLI) Vice President (2012-2013)

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