Yingjian Liang is a PhD student in Sociology at Indiana University. Prior to joining IU, he earned his M.A. in Sociology from the New School for Social Research and worked in China’s non-profit sector. His research interests include culture, work and occupation, immigration, and life course transitions. His current research examines Chinese rural youth’s transition to adulthood and international graduate students’ complex pathways to immigration or return.
Research & teaching interests
Work and Occupation, Migration, Culture, Life Course Transitions