Hongyu Wang

  • Academic Qualifications

    Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, USA.


    Research Interests

    Civil society and political participation; family sociology; youth studies; gene-environment interaction; methodology


    Research Projects

    2009 - 2014 

    Hong Kong Adolescents and Youth Longitudinal Study (HK-AYLS)

    Chinese Project Title: 香港青少年追蹤研究. Co-PI

    2008 - 2010 

    “Cultural capital and social capital in the creation of human capital among Macau Adolescents”.

    2007 - 2008  “The Effects of the Prosperity of the Gaming Industry on College Enrollment in Macau”


    Selected Publications

    Wang, Hongyu and Eva P.W. Hung (2012). “Associational participation and political involvement inMacau: A path analysis”. Issues and studies, V48: 191-212. .

    Wang, Hongyu ( 2011-2012 Winter). “The Effects of Cultural Capital on Educational Aspirations among Adolescents in Macau”. Chinese Sociological Review, V44, 52-75.

    Wang, Hongyu, Miosi Kong, Wenjing Shan and SouKuanVong (2010). “The Effects of Doing Part-time jobs on College Student Academic Performance and Social Life in a Chinese Society.” Journal of Education and Work 23: 79-94.

    Hongyu Wang, Guo, Guang, Tianji Cai, Rui Guo and Kathleen M. Harris. (2010). “The Dopamine Transporter Gene, a Spectrum of Most Common Risky Behaviors, and the Legal Status of the Behaviors.” PLoS ONE 5(2): e9352. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009352.

    Wang, Hongyu and Grace Kao (2007). “Does Higher Socioeconomic Status Increase Contact between Minorities and Whites An Examination of International Romantic Relationships among Adolescents.” Social Science Quarterly 88: 146-164.

    Wang, Hongyu, Grace and Kara Joyner (2006). “Stability of Interracial and Intraracial Romantic Relationships.” Social Science Research 35: 435-453.

    Wang, Hongyu, Furstenberg, Frank F., Waller and Maureen R. (2003). "The Well-Being Of California’s Children." Public Policy Institute of California.

    Wang, Hongyu and Paul R. Amato (2000). “Predictors of Divorce Adjustment: Stressor Resources, and Definitions.” Journal of Marriage and the Family 62: 655-668.