SHEN Wensong
Assistant Professor
Research Interests
  • Sociology of Education
  • Child Development
  • Social Inequality
  • Contemporary China
Selected publications
Type Year Details URL to the publication
Journal Article 2023 Shen, Wensong, and Emily Hannum. 2023. “Context-Relevant Risk and Protective Factors for Children in Rural Communities: Long-term Implications for Adulthood Educational and Mental Health Outcomes.” Journal of Community Psychology 51(2):724-744.
Journal Article  2022 Shen, Wensong. 2022. “A Tale of Two Genders: Demystifying Girls’ Concurrence of Higher Educational Achievement and Higher Depression Levels.” Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 81:100725.
Journal Article  2021 Shen, Wensong, Li-Chung Hu, and Emily Hannum. 2021. “Effect Pathways of Informal Family Separation on Children’s Outcomes: Paternal Labor Migration and Long-Term Educational Attainment of Left-behind Children in Rural China.” Social Science Research 97:102576.
Journal Article 2021 Su, Ruolin, and Wensong Shen. 2021. “Is Nationalism Rising in Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic? Individual-Level Evidence from the United States.” Journal of Chinese Political Science 26:169–187.
Journal Article  2020 Shen, Wensong. 2020. “A Tangled Web: The Reciprocal Relationship between Depression and Educational Outcomes in China.” Social Science Research 85:102353.
  • SOCI 4010 Graduation Thesis I
  • SOCI 4020 Graduation Thesis II
  • SOCI 4204 Sociology of Education
  • SOCI 5503 Methods of Social Inquiry
  • SOCI 5631 Contemporary Chinese Society
  • SOCI 6010 Guided Studies I
  • SOCI 6020 Guided Studies II
  • UGEA 2190 Chinese Society