Social & Political Sciences

Social & Political Sciences Experts

Hongyu Wang

Associate Professor
University of Macau


Hongyu WANG received her Bachelor's degree in Library Science, Peking University 1995 and Master's from Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She earned a Ph.D from University of Pennsylvania.

Research Interest

The study of civil society in China and Macau, The role of social capital and cultural capital in the creation of human capital among youth in China and Macau, Gene-environmental interaction in predicting youth behavior


  • ● Wang, Hongyu & Fayong Shi (Forthcoming). “Weibo use and political participation: the mechanism explaining the positive effect of Weibo use on online political participation among college students in contemporary China”. Information, Communication & Society,

  • ● Wang, Hongyu, Tianji Cai , Yi Mou & Fayong Shi (2017): Traditional Resources, Internet Resources, and Youth Online Political Participation: The Resource Theory Revisited in the Chinese Context, Chinese Sociological Review, DOI: 10.1080/21620555.2017.1341813.

  • ● Wang, Hongyu & Tianji Cai (2017) “Parental involvement, adolescents' self-determined learning and academic achievement in Urban China”. International Journal of Psychology, 52, 1: 58-66.

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