Prof. CHEN Xi, Celia
Tel: (852) 2616 7179
Fax: (852) 2456 0737
WYL319, Dorothy Y L Wong Building
Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Areas of Interest
- Social Determinants of Health
- Substance Abuse
- Health Inequality
- Crime and Deviance
- Quantitative Methods
BLaw (Fudan); Ph.D. (CUHK)
Selected Research Grants
Principal Investigator. “Predictors of drug abuse and relapse among ethnic minorities in Hong Kong: A prospective longitudinal study.” Beat Drugs Fund, Narcotics Division, Security Bureau of Hong Kong, 2023-2025, HK$805,483.
Principal Investigator. “A socioecological model of cyber victimization among adolescents in Asia.” Harvard-Yenching Institute Cross-National Interdisciplinary Research Grant, 2023-2024, US$35,000.
Co-investigator. “Health support pilot program for South Asian ethnic groups.” The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, 2021-2024. HK$18,914,000.
Principal Investigator. “Intergenerational political differences and psychological well-being in Hong Kong.” Direct Grant, Lingnan University, 2023-2024. HK$100,000.
Principal Investigator. “Perceived ageism and well-being among older people in China.” Faculty Research Grant, Lingnan University, 2023-2025. HK$50,000.
Selected Publications (*= as a corresponding author; IF = impact factor 2022)
- Jiang, Z., Chen, Z., & Chen, X.* (2023). Candidate gene-environment interactions in substance abuse: A systematic review. PLoS One, 18(10): e0287446. [SCI; 2022 IF: 3.7; 5-year IF: 3.8; 26/73 (top 35%) in Multidisciplinary Sciences]
- Chen, X., Liu, Y., & Zhong, H. (2023). Generalized trust among rural-to-urban migrants in China: Role of relative deprivation and neighborhood context. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 94, 101784. [SSCI; IF: 2.8; 33/110 (top 30%) in Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary]
- Han, Y., Chen, X., & Chung, R. Y. N. (2023). Sense of control as a mediator of the association between social capital and health inequality in China. Preventive Medicine, 166, 107382. [SSCI; IF: 5.1; 46/207 (top 22%) in Public, Environmental & Occupational Health]
- Chen, X., Lin, F., & Cheng, E.W. (2022). Stratified impacts of infodemic during the COVID-19 pandemic: Cross-sectional survey in 6 Asian jurisdictions. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 24(3): e31088. [SCI; IF: 7.4; 3/105 (top 4%) in Health Care Sciences & Services]
- Chen, X., Lin, F., Gao, H., & Zou, Y. (2022). Stratified changes in emotional distress during the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence from a longitudinal survey of residents in Hubei province, China. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 110959. [SSCI; IF: 4.7; 40/144 (top 28%) in Psychiatry]
- Lin, F., Chen, X., (co-first), Cheng, E.W. (2022). Contextualized impacts of an infodemic on vaccine hesitancy: Evidence from six societies. Information Processing and Management. 59(5):103013. [SSCI; IF: 8.6; 4/84 (top 5%) in Information Science & Library Science].
- Jin, L., Chen, X.*, Lin, F., Zou, Y., & Gao, H. (2022). Does education matter for psychological recovery amidst the COVID-19 pandemic? Evidence from a panel survey in Hubei, China. Anxiety, Stress & Coping, 35(1):101-110. [SSCI; IF: 3.7; 38/147 (top 26%) in Psychology, Multidisciplinary]
- Chen, X.*, Zou, Y., & Gao, H. (2021). Role of neighborhood social support in stress coping and psychological wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence from Hubei, China. Health & Place, 69, 102532. [SSCI; IF: 4.8; 34/180 (top 19%) in Public, Environmental, and Occupational Health]
- Chen, X., Mo, P.K, Li, J., & Lau, J.T.F (2020). Factors associated with drug use among HIV-Infected men who have sex with men in China. Aids and Behavior, 24(6):1612-1620. [SSCI; IF: 4.4; 6/45 (top 13%) in Social Sciences, Biomedical]
- Chen, X., & Cheung, Y. W. (2020). School characteristics, strain, and adolescent delinquency: A test of macro-level strain theory in China. Asian Journal of Criminology, 15(1), 65-86. [SSCI; IF: 1.9; 31/69 (top 45%) in Criminology & Penology]
*2021 Asian Criminological Society Best Article Award
Academic Year: 2023 - 2024
Quantitative Research Methods
|SOC3330||Crime and Delinquency|
|2nd Term||SOC4103||Social Issues in Contemporary Chinese Societies|
Co Supervisor: Ms. YUNCG Qi Xuan (PhD student)