Ph.D. in Anthropology/Development Sociology and Chinese Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands
M.A. in Development Studies, Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Gender and Sexuality
Care and Welfare Regimes in East and Southeast Asia
Mobility in the Casino Industry in Asia
Contemporary Chinese migration to Lusophone Africa
Introduction to Research in Chinese Medicinal Science
Introduction to Research in Medical Administration
Melody CW Lu, Juan Zhang, Heng Leng Chee and Brenda SA Yeoh (2016) Multiple Mobilities and Entrepreneurial Modalities among Chinese Marriage Migrants in Malaysia. Current Sociology 64(3):411-429
Cheryll Alipio, Melody C.W. Lu and Brenda S.A. Yeoh (2015) Editorial, special Section on Asian Children and Transnational Migration, Children’s Geographies, 13(3): 255-262.
Zhang J, M.C.W. Lu and Yeoh B S A (2015) Cross-border marriage, transgovernmental friction, and waiting, Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 33(2) 229 – 246.
Chee, Heng Leng, Melody C.W. Lu and Brenda S.A. Yeoh (2014) Ethnicity, citizenship and reproduction: Taiwanese and PRC wives in Malaysia, Citizenship Studies, 18(8): 823-838.
Lu, Melody Chia-Wen and Shin Hyunjoon (2013) Ethnicizing, capitalizing and nationalizing: South Korea and the returning Korean-Chinese, in Xiang Biao, Brenda Yeoh and Mika Toyota (eds.) Return: Nationalizing Transnational Mobility in Asia. Durham: Duke University Press: 170-185.
Lu, Melody Chia-Wen (2013) Guest worker policies, East and Southeast Asia, in Immanuel Ness (ed.)Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing: 1624-1629.
Lu, Melody Chia-Wen (2012) Transnational marriages as a strategy of care exchange: veteran soldiers and their mainland Chinese spouses in Taiwan. Global Networks, 12:02, 233-251.
Lu, Melody Chia-Wen (2011) Appearance and techniques of migration control: examining labour migration regimes in East Asia, in Elspeth Guild and Sandra Mantu (eds.) Constructing and Imagining Labour Migration: Perspectives of Control from Five Continents. Surrey: Ashgate: 87-108.
Yang Wen-Shan and Melody Chia-Wen Lu (eds.) (2010) Asian Cross-border Marriage Migration: Demographic Patterns and Social Issues. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
Lu, Melody Chia-Wen (2005) Commercially arranged marriage migration: case studies of Cross-border marriages in Taiwan. Indian Journal of Gender Studies, 12: 2&3: 275-303.