Yi LI 李毅

Yi LI 李毅

Assistant Professor

CONTACT ACADAMIC QUALIFICATIONS RESEARCH INTERESTS

CONTACT

OFFICEE21-3018
OFFICE HOURS8:50am to 9:50am Thursdays 
12pm to 1pm Fridays
or by appointment
TELEPHONE(+853) 8822 4338
E-MAILyili@um.edu.mo

ACADAMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2015       Ph.D., Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2010       M.A., Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2007       M.A., Sociology, Peking University

2004       LL.B., Sociology, Nanjing University

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Interaction between Social Environments and Genes
  • Health and Health Behavior
  • Marriage
  • Social Networks
  • Delinquency and Crime
  • Causal Inference
  • Quantitative Methods

Yi Li is an Assistant Professor at University of Macau. He received his PhD in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to joining the University of Macau, he was an assistant professor at the Australian National University. He is interested in how social environments and genes jointly influence human behavior and traits. He is also interested in marriage, population health, and quantitative methods. His work appeared in Journal of Marriage and Family, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Biodemography and Social Biology, and Asian Population Studies. His collaborative work appeared in American Journal of Sociology, Social Forces, Demography, and Social Science Research.

 

SELECTED PUBLICAITONS COURSES TAUGHT RESEARCH INTERESTS

SELECTED PUBLICAITONS

Peer-Reviewed Articles

*corresponding author
 
*Yi Li and Guang Guo. forthcoming. “Heterogeneous peer effects on marijuana use: Evidence from a natural experiment.” Social Science & Medicine
(SSCI Q1, 2/164 in Public, Environmental & Occupational Health, 1/45 in Social Sciences, Biomedical, 5-year IF:4.0)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.112907

*Yi Li, Robert Woodberry, Hexuan Liu, and Guang Guo. forthcoming. “Why are women more religious than men?: Do Risk Preferences and Genetic Risk Predispositions Explain the Gender Gap?” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion
(SSCI Q1, 36/148 in Sociology, 5-year IF:2.2)

*Yi Li and Guang Guo. 2016. “Peer influence on aggressive behavior, smoking and sexual behavior: A Study of randomly-assigned college roommates.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 57:3 297-318 
(SSCI Q1, 19/148 in Sociology, 5-year IF:4.3)  
https://doi.org/10.1177/0022146516661594 

*Guang Guo, Yi Li, Tianji Cai, Hongyu Wang, and Greg Duncan. 2015. “Peer influence, genetic propensity, and binge drinking: A natural experiment and a replication.” American Journal of Sociology 121:3 914-954  
(SSCI Q1, 5/148 in Sociology, 5-year IF:5.9)  
https://doi.org/10.1086/683224 

*Yi Li, Hexuan Liu, and Guang Guo. 2015. “Does marriage moderate genetic effects on delinquency and violence?” Journal of Marriage and Family 77:5 1217-1233 
(SSCI Q1, 6/148 in Sociology, 5/46 in Family Studies5-year IF:3.7) 
https://doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12208
 
*Guang Guo, Yi Li, Craig Owen, Hongyu Wang, and Greg Duncan. 2015. “A natural experiment of peer influences on youth alcohol use.” Social Science Research 52 193-207 
(SSCI Q1, 3/148 in Sociology, 5-year IF:2.5)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2015.01.002

*Hexuan Liu, Yi Li, and Guang Guo. 2015. “Gene by social-environment interaction for youth delinquency and violence: Thirty-nine aggression-related genes.” Social Forces 93:3 881-903
(SSCI Q1, 8/148 in Sociology, 5-year IF:3.4)
https://doi.org/10.1093/sf/sou086 

*Guang Guo, Yilan Fu, Hedwig Lee, Tianji Cai, Yi Li, and Kathleen M. Harris. 2014. “Reply to Comment: Recognizing a small amount of superficial genetic differences across African, European and Asian Americans helps understand social construction of race.” Demography 51:6 2337-2342
(SSCI Q1, 1/29 in Demography, 5-year IF:4.0)
https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-014-0349-y 

*Yi Li and Guang Guo. 2014. “Data quality control in social surveys using genetic information.” Biodemography and Social Biology 60:2 212-228
(SSCI Q3, 88/148 in Sociology, 5-year IF:1.8)
https://doi.org/10.1080/19485565.2014.953029
 
*Guang Guo, Yilan Fu, Hedwig Lee, Tianji Cai, Kathleen M. Harris, and Yi Li. 2014. “Genetic bio-ancestry and social construction of racial classification in social surveys in the contemporary United States.” Demography 51:1 141-172
(SSCI Q1, 1/29 in Demography, 5-year IF:4.0)
https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-013-0242-0

*Yi Li and Zachary Zimmer. 2013. “Child and adolescent obesity and employment sector in urban China.” Asian Population Studies 9:3 264-279
(SSCI Q4, 26/29 in Demography, 5-year IF:1.0)
https://doi.org/10.1080/17441730.2013.807597

*Wen Hu, Hao Zhang, Yi Li, Shiding Liu, and Guang Guo. 2012. “The influences of genetics on sociology.” Sociological Studies (社会学研究) 5 224-241 (in Chinese)
(CSSCI)

*Jianxin Li and Yi Li. 2009. “Health among older Chinese: A gender perspective.” Population Research (人口研究) 33:2 48-57 (in Chinese)
(CSSCI)

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Courtship, Marriage and Family
  • Social Statistics
  • Survey Methods and Sampling

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Interaction between Social Environments and Genes
  • Health and Health Behavior
  • Marriage
  • Social Networks
  • Delinquency and Crime
  • Causal Inference
  • Quantitative Methods