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EDUCATION       

2023 (expt.) Ph.D., Sociology/Science Studies, University of California, San Diego, United States
2020 (expt.) M.A., Sociology/Science Studies, University of California, San Diego, United States
2015 B.A., Sociology, Sun Yat-sen University, China, Summa Cum Laude

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Medicine, public health, expertise, science and knowledge, gender and sexuality, HIV/AIDS

 

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS   

First-authorship (4)

2018 Liu C, Fu R, Tang W, Cao B, Pan SW, Wei C, Tucker JD, Smith MK. Transplantation or Rurality? Migration and HIV Risk among Chinese Men who have Sex with Men in the Urban Areas. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 21(1): e25039. doi: 10.1002/jia2.25039.
2017 Zhang T*, Liu C*, Han L*, Tang W, Mao J, Wong T, Zhang Y, Tang S, Yang B, Wei C, Tucker J. Community Engagement in Sexual Health and Uptake of HIV Testing and Syphilis Testing among MSM in China: A Cross-sectional Online Survey. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 20(1): 21372. doi: 10.7448/IAS.20.1.21372.
2016 Liu C*, Mao J*, Wong T*, Tang W, Tso LS, Tang S, Zhang Y, Zhang W, Qin Y, Chen Z, Ma W, Kang D, Li H, Liao M, Mollan K, Hudgens M, Bayus B, Huang S, Yang B, Wei C, Tucker J. Comparing the Effectiveness of a Crowdsourced Video and a Social Marketing Video in Promoting Condom Use among Chinese Men who have Sex with Men: A Study Protocol. BMJ Open, 6(10): e010755. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010755
2016 Liu C. Stereotype and Masculinity: A Gender Perspective to Review the Male Nurse. Sexuality Research in China, 2(1), 362-374. (in Chinese: 刻板印象与男性气质——性别视角下的男护士)

* stands for co-first authorship

Co-authorship (13)

2018 Tang W, Liu C, Cao B, Pan SW, Zhang Y, Ong J, Fu H, Ma B, Fu R, Yang B, Ma W, Wei C, Tucker JD. Receiving HIV Serostatus Disclosure from Partners Before Sex: Results from an Online Survey of Chinese Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Individuals. AIDS and Behavior. doi: 10.1007/s10461-018-2062-0
2018 Mao J, Tang W, Liu C, Wong NS, Tang S, Wei C, Tucker JD. Sex Tourism among Chinese Men who have Sex with Men: A Cross-Sectional Observational Study. BMC Public Health, 18(1). doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5214-2
2018 Tucker JD*, Tang W*, Li H*, Liu C, Fu R, Tang S, Cao B, Wei C, Tangthanasup TM. Crowdsourcing Designathon: A New Model for Multisectoral Collaboration. BMJ Innovations. doi: 10.1136/bmjinnov-2017-000216
2018 Watson J, Tang W, Pan SW, Wu D, Zhao P, Cao B, Liu C, Bien C, Liu W, Luo Z, Tucker JD. Out of the Closet, Into the Clinic: Opportunities for Expanding MSM-Competent Services in China. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. doi: .1097/OLQ.0000000000000808
2018 Ong J, Wu D, Huang W, Fu H, Desmond N, Ma W, Kang D, Liao M, Marley G, Wei C, Tang W, Liu C, Zhang Y, Pan SW, Yang B, Yang L, Huang S, Tucker JD. Pressured HIV Testing in the Name of Love: A Mixed Methods Analysis of Pressured HIV Testing among Men who have Sex with Men in China. Journal of the International AIDS Society.
2018 Ong J, Li H, Dan W, Fu H, Liu E, Ma W, Kang D, Liao M, Marley G, Wei C, Tang W, Pan S, Liu C, Desmond N, Yang B, Yang LG, Huang S, Tucker JD. Coercion and HIV Self-Testing in Men Who Have Sex with Men: Implementation Data from a Cross-Sectional Survey in China. Journal of AIDS, 77(2): 22-25. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001583.
2017 Cao B, Liu C, Durvasula M, Tang W, Pan S, Saffer A, Wei C, Tucker J. Social Media Engagement and HIV Testing among Men who have Sex with Men in China. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19(7): e251. doi: 10.2196/jmir.7251.
2017 Cao B, Liu C, Stein G, Tang W, Best J, Zhang Y, Yang B, Huang S, Wei C, Tucker J. Faster and Riskier? Online Context of Sex Seeking Among MSM in China. Sexual Transmitted Diseases, 44(4): 239-244. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000575.
2017 Tang W, Mao J, Tang S, Liu C, Mollan K, Cao B, Wong T, Zhang Y, Hudgens M, Qin Y, Han L, Ma B, Yang B, Ma W, Wei C, Tucker J. Disclosure of Sexual Orientation to Health Professionals in China: Results from an Online Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of International AIDS Society, 20(1):21416. doi: 10.1080/17582652.2017.1285507.
2017 Pan X, Zhang A, Henderson G, Rennie S, Liu C, Cai W, Wu F, Tucker JD. Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medical Cures for HIV: Rationale and Implications for HIV Cure Research. Global Public Health. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2017.1413122
2016 Tang W, Tang S, Qin Y, Zhang Y, Zhang W, Liu C, Tso LS, Wei C, Yang L, Huang S, Yang B, Tucker J. Will Gay Sex-seeking Mobile Phone Applications Facilitate Group Sex? A Cross-Sectional Online Survey among Men who have Sex with Men in China. PLOS ONE, 11(11): e0167238.
2016 Li J, Liu C. Light and Shadow: Gay Bar as a Space of Consumption. West Journal, (2), 70-74. (in Chinese: “明”与“暗”:作为消费空间的同性恋酒吧)
2015 Rich Z, Liu C, Ma Q, Hu F, Cai W, Tang X, Tucker J. Physician Perceptions of HIV Cure in China: A Mixed Methods Review and Implications for HIV Cure Research. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease, 5(9), 687-690

In progress (4)

Liu C. “This is (Not) Gay Enough”: Gay Men’s Perception of the HIV-related Public Health Intervention on Men who have Sex with Men in China.
Liu C, Chen M. Making Up Abstinence Self: Self-Confession and Knowledge Construction among an Online Anti-Masturbation Community.
Liu C. Urban/Rural Boarder and Social/Health Inequality among Gay, Bisexual, and Other Sexual Minority Men in China.
Liu C*, Zhang Y*, Cao B, Pan S, Ong J, Fu H, Wu D, Fu R, Wei C, Tucker JD, Tang W. Anticipated HIV Stigma Among HIV Negative Men who have Sex with Men in China: A Cross-Sectional Study.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

First authorship (10)

2018 Liu C*, Zhang Y*, Pan S, Ong J, Fu H, Lu H, Huang W, Wei C, Tucker J, Tang, W. Anticipated HIV Stigma and HIV Testing among Chinese Men who have Sex with Men: A Longitudinal Cohort Analysis. International AIDS Conference 2018, Amsterdam.
2018 Liu C. Urban/Rural Boarder and Social/Health Inequality among Gay, Bisexual, and Other Sexual Minority Men in China. Queer Asia Conference 2018, London.
2018 Liu C. Structural Barriers or Individual Behaviors? Gay and Bisexual Male Internal Migrants and HIV Risks in China. “Anti-Globalization and Inequality in Migrants’ Health” Committees Session, XIX International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology, Toronto.
2017 Liu C*, Zhang Y*, Pan S, Wu D, Cao B, Fu R, Wei C, Tucker J, Tang, W. Anticipated HIV Stigma among Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Individuals in China: A Cross-Sectional Study. Lancet-Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) Health Summit, Beijing.

·         Won the Best Paper Award

2017 Liu C, Fu R, Tang W, Cao B, Wei C, Tucker J, Smith K. Outsider or Farmer? Deconstructing the Role of Migration in the HIV Risk of Chinese Men who have Sex with Men. International AIDS Conference 2017, Paris.
2016 Zhang T*, Liu C*, Han L*, Tang W, Mao J, Wong T, Zhang Y, Tang S, Yang B, Wei C, Tucker J. Community engagement and HIV/syphilis Testing among High-risk MSM in China: A Cross-sectional Online Survey. The 19th International Union of Sexually Transmitted Infections Asia-Pacific Conference (IUSTI-APC), Okayama.
2016 Liu C, & Chen M. The Biopolitics of Anti-sex: A Sociological Perspective of an Online Abstinence Population. Chinese Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Lanzhou. (in Chinese: 戒色者的意义世界与主体建构——对一个网络社群的社会学研究)
2016 Liu C*, Mao J*, Wong T*, Tang W, Tso LS, Tang S, Zhang Y, Zhang W, Qin Y, Chen Z, Ma W, Kang D, Li H, Liao M, Mollan K, Hudgens M, Bayus B, Huang S, Yang B, Wei C, Tucker J. “Crowdsourcing Versus Social Marketing Video Campaigns to Promote Condom Use: A Non-Inferiority Randomized Controlled Trial among MSM and Transgender Individual in China”. International Behavioral Health Conference, Hong Kong.
2015 Liu C. “Naming Politics: The Creating and Implementation of ’Man who had sex with Man’”. The Methodology and Theory in Sexuality Study, Beijing. (in Chinese: 命名的政治:“男男性行为者”的创造与应用)
2015 Liu C, Tang S, Wei C, Tucker J. “From the Crowd, to the Crowd: Crowdsourcing and Health Communication”. The 10th China Health Communication Conference, Beijing. (in Chinese: 从群众中来,到群众中去:众包与健康传播)

·         Won the Best Ten Paper Award

2015 Liu C. “Stereotype and Masculinity: A Gender Perspective to Review the Male Nurse”. Sexualities in China, Beijing. (in Chinese: 刻板印象与男性气质:性别视角下的男护士)

Co-authorship (12)

2017 Cao B, Liu C, Durvasula M, Tang W, Saffer A, Wei C, Tucker J. Social Media Engagement and HIV Testing Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in China. International Communication Association Conference, San Diego.
2017 Tang W, Cao B, Liu C, Fu R, Pan S, Li H, Ma W, Wei C, Tucker J. Receiving HIV Serostatus Disclosure from Partners Before Sex: Results from an Online Survey of Chinese Men who have Sex with Men. International AIDS Society 2017 Conference, Paris.
2017 Pan S, Durvasula M, Liu C, Ong J, Tang W, Tucker J, Terris-Prestholt F. Understanding HIV Testing Preferences Among Men who have Sex with Men in China: A Discrete Choice Experiment. International AIDS Society 2017, Paris.
2017 Tucker J, Tang W, Li H, Liu C, Fu R, Tang S, Cao B, Wei C, Tangthanasu TM. Crowdsourcing Designation: A New Model for Multisectoral Collaboration. The 8th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference (CUGH). Washington, DC.
2017 Zhao P, Zhang Y, Cao B, Liu C, Wang C, Huang S, Yang B, Wei C, Tucker JD, Tang W. The Interaction between Social Norm and Self-efficacy on HIV Testing among Chinese Men who have Sex with Men: Results from an Online Cross-sectional Study. Lancet-CAMS Health Summit, Beijing.
2017 Wu D, Wei S, Zhang Y, Liu X, Stein G, Liu C, Cong N, Best L, Pan S, Tang W, Fu H, Ong J, Tucker JD. Community participation in healthy cities in China: an analysis of text data collected through a national crowdsourcing contest. Lancet- CAMS Health Summit, Beijing.
2017 Ong JJ, Li HC, Dan W, Fu HY, Liu E, Ma W, Kang DM, Liao MZ, Marley G, Wei CY, Tang WM, Pan S, Liu CC, Desmond N, Yang B, Yang LG, Huang SJ, Tucker JD. Coercion and HIV self-testing in Chinese men who have sex with men: implementation data from a cross-sectional survey. Lancet- CAMS Health Summit, Beijing.
2016 Cao B, Liu C, Stein G, Tang W, Best J, Zhang Y, Yang B, Huang S, Wei C, Tucker J. Faster and Riskier? Online Context of Sex Seeking Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in China. 19th IUSTI-APC, Okayama.
2016 Tang W, Mao J, Liu C, Mollan K, Li H, Wong T, Zhang Y, Tang S, Hudgens M, Qin Y, Ma B, Liao M, Yang B, Ma W, Kang D, Wei C, Tucker, J. Reimagining Health Communication: A Non-Inferiority Randomized Controlled Trail of Crowdsourcing in China. International AIDS Society, Durban.
2016 Mao J, Tang W, Liu C, Wong NS, Tang S, Wei C, Tucker J. Sex Tourism among Chinese Men who have Sex with Men: A Cross-sectional Observational Study. Lancet- CAMS Health Summit, Beijing.
2016 Tang W, Mao J, Tang S, Liu C, Mollan K, Cao B, Wong T, Zhang Y, Hudgens M, Qin Y, Ma B, Liao M, Yang B, Ma W, Kang D, Wei C, Tucker J. "Coming Out of the Closet" in China: Disclosure of Sexual Orientation in China. Lancet-CAMS Health Summit, Beijing.
2016 Qin Y, Liu F, Tang W, Tang S, Liu C, Mao J, Wei C, Tucker J. HIV Self-testing among High-risk Men who have Sex with Men in China: A Cross-sectional Study. Lancet-CAMS Health Summit, Beijing.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES   

2016-2017

 

Research Assistant & Project Coordinator

UNC Project-China, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

2015 Regional Supervisor for National “Chinese Sexuality Survey”

Institute of Sexuality and Gender Studies, Renmin University of China

 

FELLOWSHIPS & GRANTS  

2017 Rainbow Fellowship, China Rainbow Network
2016-17 Conference Travel Grant, UNC-South China STI Research Training Center
2015 Xianwei Foundation Fieldwork Research Grant, Sun Yat-sen University

 

HONORS & AWARDS                    

2017 Best Paper Award, Lancet-CAMS Health Summit
2015 Best 10 Paper Award, China Health Communication Conference
2015 Undergraduate Honors Student, Sun Yat-sen University
2015 Undergraduate Honors Thesis, Sun Yat-sen University
2012-14 Merit Scholarship, Sun Yat-sen University

 

TRAININGS 

2015 UNC-South China STI Research Training Workshop, Guangzhou, China
2014 Theory and Methods of Sociology of Sexuality Workshop, Beijing, China
2014 Taiwan & Mainland Medical Anthropology Summer School, Zhuhai, China

 

ACADEMIC MEMBERSHIPS        

2017- American Sociological Association
2017- International AIDS Society

 

ADDITIONAL       

Software SAS, STATA, Python, NVivo, ATLAS.ti
Language Mandarin Chinese (native); English (advanced); Cantonese (basic)
Reviewer AIDS Care, Sexually Transmitted Infections, PLOS One