Yuxiao Wu

Mailing Address: 163 Xianlin Road, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Nanjing University, Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province, China, 210046

Email Address: yxwu2013@nju.edu.cn

Phone Number: 86-25-89680958-420 (ext.)

Fax Number: 86-25-89680950

EDUCATION

• 2006, Ph. D. Sociology, Northwestern University (Evanston, IL 60201, USA). Dissertation: “Women in the Labor Market: Cohort Effects, Period Effects, and Life-Course Effects upon Women’s Employment in the United States, 1975-2002” (Defensed in June, 2006)

• 1999, M. A. Sociology, Peking University (Beijing, China)

• 1996, B. A. Sociology, Renmin University of China (Beijing, China)

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

• 2014--, Associate Dean, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Nanjing University

• 2013--, Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Nanjing University

• 2011-2013, Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Shandong University.

• 2008-2010, Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Shandong University.

• 2006-2008, Post-doctoral fellow, Division of Social Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. 

• 1999-2001, Institute of Sociology, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Shanghai, China

RESEARCH INTERESTS

• Social Stratification/Mobility

• Sociology of Education 

• Sociology of Family

• Quantitative Methods and Data Analysis


  •  Research Project 

  •  Academic Visit & International Conference 

  •  Publication 

  •  Awards 

  •  Further Information 

•2019, “Living Conditions and Social Attitude for Chinese Middle Class.” Key Research Project of the National Social Science Fund (19ASH007). (PI)

•2013, “Educational Stratification in China.” “Dengfeng Talent Project” (Funded by Nanjing University). (PI)

•2011, “Labor Market Segmentation and Status Attainment in Chinese Urban Labor Market,” Talents of the New Century Program (Funded by The Ministry of Education). (PI)

•2009, “The Impacts of Modern Education on Social Stratification and Mobility.” “The Eleventh Five” Young Scholar Research Project of the National Social Science Fund (CFA090096). (PI)

•2009, “Changes of Occupational Structure in China since the Reform.” Independent Innovation Funding of Shandong University. (PI)



PUBLICATIONS (IN ENGLISH JOURNALS)

1.Wu, Yuxiao, Peng Wang, Sijia Du. 2019. “China’s Changing Family Structure and Adolescent Development.” Social Science in China 4: 64-79.                    

2.Wu, Yuxiao, Chao Huang. 2017. “School Socioeconomic Segregation and Educational Expectations of Students in China’s Junior High Schools.” Social Sciences in China 3 (August).

3.Wu, Yuxiao, Peng Wang, Chao Huang. 2016. “Family Patronage, Institutional Patronage, and Work Family Conflict: Women’s Employment Status and Subjective Well-being in Urban China.” The Journal of Chinese Sociology 3(1): 1-20.

4.Wu, Yuxiao, Dongyang Zhou. 2015. “Women’s Labor Force Participation in Urban China, 1990-2010.” Chinese Sociological Review 47: 314-342.

5.Wu, Yuxiao. 2013. “Educational Opportunities for Rural and Urban Residents in China, 1978-2008: Inequality and Evolution.” Social Sciences in China 3 (August): 58-75.

6.Kung, James Kai-sing, Xiaogang Wu, Yuxiao Wu. 2012. “Inequality of Land Tenure and Revolutionary Outcome: An Economic Analysis of China’s Land Reform of 1946-1952.” Explorations in Economic History 49: 482-497.

7.Wu, Yuxiao. 2011. “Labor Market Segmentation, Job Mobility and the Two-track Model of Chinese Urban Workers’ Acquisition of Economic Status.” Social Sciences in China 32 (3): 74-86.

8.Wu, Yuxiao. 2008. “Cultural Capital, the State, and Educational Inequality in Urban China,1949-1996.” Sociological Perspectives 51: 201-227.

9.England, Paula, Paul Allison, Yuxiao Wu. 2007. “Does Bad Pay Cause Occupations to Feminize, Does Feminization Reduces Pay, and How Can We Tell with Longitudinal Data?” Social Science Research 36: 1237-1256.

Publications (In Chinese Journals)

1.Wu, Yuxiao. 2020. “The Health Cost of Attending Higher-achievement Schools: Peer Effects on Adolescents’ Academic Performance and Mental Health.” Educational Research (Jiaoyu Yanjiu) 7: 123-142.

2.Wu, Yuxiao. 2020. “Understanding the Chinese Educational Inequality from the Perspective of Social Stratification: Macro Trends and Micro Mechanisms.” Journal of Nanjing Normal University (Social Sciences) 4: 18-34.

3.Zhang, Fan, Yuxiao Wu. 2020. “Living with Grandparents: Multi-generational Families and Academic Performance of Grandchildren in China.” Chinese Journal of Sociology (Shehui) 40 (3): 212-240.<<>

4.Cao, Rui, Yuxiao Wu. 2019. “Class Peer Group and Adolescents' Educational Expectation: The Effects of Social Conformity and Social Comparison.” Youth Studies 5: 25-33.

5.Yuxiao Wu. 2019. “Formal Schooling, Occupational Training, and Income Disparity in Urban China.” Jiangsu Social Sciences 5: 114-123.                                                  

6.Zhou, Dongyang, Yuxiao Wu. 2019. “Regional Economic Development, Non-agriculture Employment, and Transformation of Gender-role Attitude in Rural China.” Guizhou Social Sciences 4: 79-85.

7.Wang, Peng, Yuxiao Wu. 2019. “Socioeconomic Status, Gender Inequality, and Gender-Role Attitudes.” Sociological Review of China 2: 55-70.

8.Yuxiao Wu. 2018. “Educational Competition and Reference Group: A Sociological Explanation of the Popularity of Private Tutoring in China.” Journal of Nanjing Normal University (Social Sciences) 5: 84-97.

9.Wu, Yuxiao, Sijia Du. 2018. “The Development of Higher Education over 40 Years since China’s Reform and Open-up.” Journal of Social Development 2: 1-21.

10.Wu, Yuxiao, Peng Wang, and Sijia Du. 2018. “The Changing Chinese Family Structure and Adolescent Development.” Social Sciences in China (Zhongguo Shehui Kexue) 2: 98-120

11.Wang, Huimin, Yuxiao Wu, and Chao Huang. 2017. “Family Socioeconomic Status, Pre-School Education, and Adolescents’ Cognitive and Non-cognitive Abilities.” Journal of Youth Studies 6: 46-57.

12.Wu, Yuxiao, Chao Huang, and Suwen Huang. 2017. “Family, School, and Multiple Cultural Reproduction: the Return of Cultural Capital in China.” Journal of Social Development 3: 1-27.

13.Yuxiao Wu. 2016. “Gender Difference in Educational Expectations of Middle School Students in China.” Social Science in Jiangsu 4: 121-132.

14.Wu, Yuxiao, Chao Huang. 2016. “High School Socioeconomic Segregation and Educational Aspiration in China.” Social Sciences in China (Zhongguo Shehui Kexue) 4: 134-157.

15.Wu, Yuxiao, Peng Wang, Chao Huang. 2015. “Family, Institutional Patronage and Work-family Conflict: Women’s Employment Status and Subjective Well-being in Urban China.” Sociological Studies (Shehuixue Yanjiu) 180 (6): 122-144.

16.Wu, Yuxiao, Chao Huang. 2015. “The Rural-Urban Divide of Gender Inequality in Educational Attainment: Evidence from CGSS2008.” Journal of China National School of Administration (2) : 41-47.

17.Wu, Yuxiao. 2013. “The Keypoint School System, Tracking, and Educational Stratification in China, 1978-2008.” Sociological Studies (Shehuixue Yanjiu) 166 (4): 179-202.

18.Wang, Peng, Yuxiao Wu. 2013. “Determinants of the Age of First Marriage: A Study Based on CGSS2006.” Chinese Journal of Sociology (Shehui) 33 (3): 89-110.

19.Wu, Yuxiao. 2013. “Educational Opportunities of Chinese Rural and Urban Residents in 1978-2008: Inequality and Evolution.” Social Sciences in China (Zhongguo Shehui Kexue) 207 (3): 4-21.

20.Wu, Yuxiao. 2012. “Gender Gap in Educational Attainment in Urban and Rural China.” Chinese Journal of Sociology (Shehui) 32 (6): 112-137.

21.Wu, Yuxiao. 2011. “Social Networks, Occupational Attainment and Mobility.” Sociological Studies (Shehuixue Yanjiu) 155 (5): 128-152.

22.Wu, Yuxiao. 2011. “Labor Market Segmentation, Job Mobility and the Two-track Model of Chinese Urban Workers’ Acquisition of Economic Status.” Social Sciences in China (Zhongguo Shehui Kexue) 187 (1): 119-137.

23.Wu, Yuxiao. 2010. “Impacts of Individual Factors on Women’s Employment in Urban China: Comparison of 1995 and 2002.”  Chinese Journal of Sociology (Shehui) 30 (6): 136-149.

24.Wu, Yuxiao. 2010. “Family Origins, Institutional Transformations and Elite Reproduction in Rural China, 1978-1996.” Sociological Studies (Shehuixue Yanjiu) 146 (2): 125-150.

25.Wu, Yuxiao. 2009. “Occupational Gender Segregation and Gender Wage Gap in Urban China.” Sociological Studies (Shehuixue Yanjiu) 142 (4): 88-111.

26.Wu, Yuxiao and Xiaogang Wu. 2008. “Occupational Gender Segregation in Urban China, 1982-2000.” Chinese Journal of Sociology (Shehui) 28 (6):128-152.

27.Wu, Yuxiao. 1999. “Several Issues of Elders’ Family Support in Rural China.” Ningxia Social Sciences, no. 1.

Publications (Book Chapters or Book Reviews)

1.Wu, Yuxiao. 2019. “Social Stratification and Mobility.” In Jing Zhang (eds.) Forty Years of Chinese Sociology. Beijing: The Commercial Press.

2.Wu, Yuxiao, Chao Huang. 2019. “Reviews of Studies in Social Stratification and Mobility in China between 2015-2017.” In Institute of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (eds.) Yearbook of Chinese Sociology (2015-2017). Beijing: The Chinese Social Science Press.

3.Wu, Yuxiao, Sijia Du. 2018. “The Development of Chinese Higher Education Since 1978.” In Yi Zhang (eds.) Forty Years since the Reform and Opening up: Social Development and Social Changes. Beijing: The Chinese Social Science Press.

4.Wu, Yuxiao. 2018. “A New Approach to Understand Chinese Social Structure and Class Relationship.” Book Review of Analyses of Class Structure in Contemporary China by Lulu Li and Guangqiang Qin. Sociological Review of China 6: 93-94.

                       

 
  • 1.Best Paper Awards at 2019 Conference of the Chinese Sociological Association (Kunming, China)

    2.Changjiang Young Scholar Award, Ministry of Education, 2017-2020

  • 3.Dengfeng Talent Scholar at Nanjing University, 2013

  • 4.Outstanding Scholarship Award of Shandong University, 2012

  • 5.Best Paper Awards at 2010 Conference of the Chinese Sociological Association (Ha’erbin, China)

  • 6.Best Paper Awards at 2009 Conference of the Chinese Sociological Association (Xi’an, China)

 

Courses Teaching

  • “Advanced Social Statistics and Methods of Quantitative Analyses”(graduate course)

  • “Social Stratification and Mobility” (graduate course)

  • “Social Statistics and Social Data Analysis using Stata”(undergraduate course)

  • “Sociology of Work” (undergraduate course)

  • “Introduction to Social Research Methods” (undergraduate course)

Memberships

  • Editorial Board Member, Chinese Sociological Review.

  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Social Development.

  • Associate President, Research Committee of Social Stratification and Mobility in China, Chinese Sociological Association.

  • Associate President, Research Committee of Family and Marriage in China, Chinese Sociological Association.

    Member, Chinese Sociological Association.              

    Member, International Chinese Sociological Association.