A Systematic Investigation of Chinese Adult Higher Education (Weinberg Travel)
Assistant Professor, Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies, Florida International University - Miami.
Off-Campus Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Dr. Lai's research interests include the globalization of "modern" life course ideas and behaviors, and the prevalence, determinants, and consequences of higher education in adulthood.
Xie, Yu, Chunni Zhang, and Qing Lai. 2014. "China’s rise as a major contributor to science and technology." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(26): 9437-9442. PMCID: PMC4084436. DOI. Abstract.
Xie, Yu, Arland Thornton, Guangzhou Wang, and Qing Lai. 2012. "Societal Projection: Beliefs Concerning the Relationship between Development and Inequality in China." Social Science Research, 41(5): 1069-1084. PMCID: PMC3461180. DOI.