You can download my latest CV here (October 2018)

EDUCATION                         

2023 (expt.) Ph.D., Sociology/Science Studies, University of California, San Diego, United States
2019 (expt.) M.A., Sociology, University of California, San Diego, United States
2015 B.A., Sociology, Sun Yat-sen University, China, Summa Cum Laude

RESEARCH INTERESTS     

Global Health; Science and Technology Studies; Sexuality; Social Movement; HIV/AIDS; Mixed Methods

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS (23)

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 (19)

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 Tang W, Mao J, Liu C, Mollan K, Zhang Y, Tang S, Hudgens M, Ma W, Kang D, Wei C, Tucker JD. Reimagining Health Communication: A Non-Inferiority Randomized Controlled Trial of Crowdsourced intervention in China. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. (preprint). doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000930.
2018 Wang C, Tucker JD, Liu C, Zheng H, Tang W, Li L. Condom Use Social Norms and Self-efficacy with Different Kinds of Male Partners among Chinese Men who Have Sex with Men: Results from an Online Survey. BMC Public Health, 18:1175. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-6090-5.
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): 306. 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, 4(2). doi: 10.1136/bmjinnov-2017-000216.
2018 Zhao P, Liu L, Zhang Y, Cheng H, Cao B, Liu C, Wang C, Yang B, Wei C, Tucker JD, Tang W. The Interaction between HIV Testing Social Norms and Self-efficacy on HIV Testing among Chinese Men who Have Sex with Men: Results from an Online Cross-Sectional Study. BMC Infectious Diseases, 18(1). doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3454-5.
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: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000808.
2018 Wu D, Tang W, Lu H, Zhang TP, Cao B, Ong JJ, Lee A, Liu C, Huang W, Fu R, Li K, Pan SW, Zhang Y, Fu H, Wei C, Tucker JD. Leading by Example: Online Sexual Health Influencers among Men who Have Sex with Men Have Higher HIV and Syphilis Testing Rates in China. Journal of Medical Internet Research. doi:10.2196/1017.
2018 Tang W, Wei C, Cao B, Wu D, Li K, Lu H, Ma W, Kang D, Li H, Liao M, Mollan KR, Hudgens MG, Liu C, Huang W, Liu A, Zhang Y, Smith MK, Mitchell K, Ong JJ, Fu H, Vickerman P, Yang L, Wang C, Zheng H, Yang B, Tucker JD. Crowdsourcing to Expand HIV Testing Services: A Closed Cohort Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS Medicine. 15(8): e1002645. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002645.
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, 21(3). doi: 10.1002/jia2.25098.
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). 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. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167238.
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. doi: 10.1016/S2222-1808(15)60913-6.

In progress (3)

The State Media’s Representation and Epistemology of the Same-Sex Desires and Practices in China: A Study of Chinese Communist Party’s Official Newspaper 1949-2017
 “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
Can the Lay-people Speak? Chinese Gay Men’s Engagement in a Multi-site Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Clinical Trial

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (31)  

First authorship (12)

2019 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. Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Oakland.
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 (AIDS 2018), Amsterdam.
2018 Liu C. Urban/Rural Boarder and Social/Health Inequality among Gay, Bisexual, and Other Sexual Minority Men in China. Bodies X Borders: 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 Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS2017), 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. 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 (19)

2018 Smith MK, Liu C, Pan SW, Ong JJ, Wei C. Rethinking the Role of Men Who Have Sex with Men in HIV Epidemics: Gay Male Typologies Revealed in Latent Class Analyses. Lancet-CAMS Health Summit, Beijing.
2018 Wu D, Tang W, Lu H, Zhang TP, Cao B, Ong JJ, Lee A, Liu C, Huang W, Pan SW, Fu H, Wei C, Tucker JD. Leading by Example: Online Sexual Health Influencers among Men who have Sex with Men Have Higher HIV and Syphilis Testing Rates in China. Lancet-CAMS Health Summit, Beijing.
2018 Pan SW, Smith MK, Fu H, Pearce ME, Muessig KE, Ong JJ, Liu C, Wu D, Huang W, Tang W, Tucker JD. Associations between severe childhood sexual abuse and parental absence during childhood: an online survey of men who have sex with men in China. Lancet-CAMS Health Summit, Beijing.
2018 Huang W, Wu D, Pan SW, Li K, Liu C, Mao J, Ong JJ, Tucker JD, Tang W. Online Video Intervention in Reducing Condomless Sex among Chinese Men who have Sex with Men: Results from an Online Cohort Study. Asia Pacific AIDS & Co-infections Conference, Hong Kong.
2018 Smith MK, Cao B, Fu R, Zhao Y, Liu C, Tangthanasup T, Lazard AJ, Tucker JD. Health Messaging from BY the People or FOR the People? A Comparative Visual Content Analysis of Crowdsourced and Government HIV Posters. International AIDS Conference, Amsterdam.
2018 Cao B, Tang W, Lu H, Leuba S, Wu D, Ong JJ, Liu C, Fu R, Shaha PT, Wei C, Tucker JD. Social Media Intervention Exposure and its Association with HIV Testing: Secondary Analyses from a Randomized Controlled Trial in China. International AIDS Conference, Amsterdam.
2018 Cao B, Shaffer AJ, Yang C, Chen H, Peng K, Pan SW, Durvasula M, Liu C, Fu H, Ong JJ, Tang W, Tucker JD. My Disclosure, Our Test: An Egocentric Network Analysis Examining Disclosure of MSM Behavior Networks and their Relationship to HIV Testing in China. International AIDS Conference, Amsterdam.
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 Conference on HIV Science, 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 Conference on HIV Science, 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. 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. 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 Conference (AIDS 2016), 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.

FELLOWSHIPS & GRANTS    

2018 Science Studies Program Research/Travel Grants, University of California, San Diego, $3,500
2018 International Institute Graduate Student Fellowship, University of California, San Diego, $1,700
2018 Graduate Student Association Travel Grants, University of California, San Diego, $500
2018 Chinese Political Sociology Workshop Scholarship, University of Chicago, $200
2017 Sociology Department Research Grant, University of California, San Diego, $2,000
2017 Rainbow Fellowship, China Rainbow Network, $1,000
2016 Research & Travel Grant, UNC-South China STI Research Training Center, $2,500
2015 Xianwei Foundation Fieldwork Research Grant, Sun Yat-sen University, $200

HONORS & AWARDS  

2018 SAN Scholarly Activity Award, Sociologists’ AIDS Network, United States
2017 Best Paper Award, Lancet-CAMS Health Summit, Beijing, China
2015 Best 10 Paper Award, China Health Communication Conference, Beijing, China
2015 Undergraduate Honors Student, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
2015 Undergraduate Honors Thesis, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
2012-14 Merit Scholarship, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES   

2018 Project Evaluator
Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, Rockefeller University, United States
Supervisor: Dr. Kathrine Meyers
2016-2017 Research Assistant & Project Coordinator
UNC Project-China, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, United States
Supervisor: Professor Joseph D. Tucker
2015 Regional Supervisor for the National “Chinese Sexuality Survey”
Institute of Sexuality and Gender Studies, Renmin University of China, China
Supervisor: Professor Suiming Pan
2014 Research Assistant
Center for Medical Anthropology and Behavioral Health, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Supervisor: Professor Yu Cheng

TRAININGS  

2018 Chinese Political Sociology Workshop, Beijing, China
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    

2018- Sociologists’ AIDS Network, Pacific Sociological Association
2017- American Sociological Association, International AIDS Society

ADDITIONAL                                                                                                                                                          

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