Head & Professor
LAI, Gina W.F. (賴蘊寬)
PhD (State University of New York at Albany)


Research Interests:
Social networks; Gender studies; Mental health

Course(s) Taught:
3-year Course4-year Course
Selected Publications (For complete list of publications, please view Staff CV.):

“Transition to Higher Education in Contemporary China:  A Study of High School Graduates in Urban Nanjing” Journal of Sociology 52:83-102.(co-authored with Jing Song, Odalia Wong, and Xiaotian Feng)


“School and Unequal Access to Social Capital: A Study of High School Students in Urban Nanjing.” American Behavioral Scientist 59:946-960. (co-authored with Odalia Wong, Xiaotian Feng)


 “Social Support and Illness.” Pp. 2193-2195, in Wiley Cockerham, William C., Robert Dingwall, and Stella R. Quah (eds.), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society. NJ: John Wiley & Sons.


“Social Capital and Economic Integration of Migrants in Urban China.” Social Networks 35:357-369. (co-authored with Yao, Lu and Danching Ruan)