Shuanglong's Short Biography
I am Shuanglong Li. I received my Ph.D. in sociology from Kyushu University in 2015, under the supervision of Prof. Kazuto Misumi. My recent research interests include social mentality in contemporary China (e.g., public concerns about class solidification, nostalgia towards Mao era)，happiness and health, and the link between social connections and political trust.
I was a visiting scholar at the Universities Center for China Studies of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences (RCHSS), Academia Sinica, Taiwan. In July 2013, I was awarded a full scholarship from International Sociological Association (ISA) to participate in the International Laboratory for Ph.D. Students in Sociology at The University of Sydney, Australia. From September 2013 to August 2014, I was a visiting Ph.D. student at the Department of Sociology, Utrecht University (Host: prof. dr. ir. Vincent Buskens). Between October 2010 and March 2015, my study in Japan and in the Netherlands was fully funded by on two scholarships provided by European Institute in Japan and China Scholarship Council, for which I am eternally grateful.
In the Academic Year 2017-2018, I am a visiting associate professor at the Faculty of Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu University.