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The Department of Sociology is happy to welcome visiting scholar Dr. Liang Wang.

The Department of Sociology is happy to welcome visiting scholar Dr. Liang Wang.

Dr. Liang Wang is an Associate Professor of Sociology, in the Department of Public Administration, at Guangzhou University, China, and she is a visiting scholar in our department for 2017.  Her office is SS 826 and her email address is: wang.liang@ucalgary.ca 

Her research interests include urbanization, community management, floating populations and immigrants. In recent years she has directed several research projects including:

  • The role of social work in social conflict, funded by Guangzhou Social Work Research Central
  • The citizenship and self-identity of Chinese land-losing peasants, funded by the Ministry of Education
  • Africans in China: based on the perspective of community identity, funded by the Guangdong Province Philosophy Social Sciences Project
  • Social work service for Africans in China, funded by the Guangzhou Government