About

OilPaint2.jpgYang Hu (胡扬) is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Department of Sociology at Lancaster University. He is also affiliated with the Centre for Child and Family Justice Research and the Data Science Institute at Lancaster.

He obtained his MPhil and Ph.D in Sociology as a Gates Scholar from the University of Cambridge (Queens’ College), and his B.A. from Zhejiang University, China.

Yang has previously taught and supervised students in social sciences at the University of Cambridge and the University of Essex. He has also worked as an interpreter for organisations such as the UNDP.

He is author of the book Chinese-British Intermarriage—Disentangling Gender and Ethnicity, and the Chinese preface to Ian McEwan’s novel Enduring Love. His research has appeared in Journal of Marriage and Family, Environment and Planning A, Journal of Sex Research, Demographic Research, Journal of Family Issues and so on. His social commentaries have been published in major media outlets, such as the United Press, Time Magazine, Quartz, Xinhua News, 163.com, etc..

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Email: yang.hu[at]lancaster.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0) 1524 593429
Address: Department of Sociology, Lancaster University, Bailrigg Lancaster LA1 4YN, United Kingdom