Ph.D. University of Saskatchewan Oct. 1993 Sociology
M.A. University of Regina May 1989 Sociology
B.A. Nankai University Feb. 1982 Philosophy
- China Studies
- Race and Ethnic Relations
- Social Stratification and Social Mobility
Race and Ethnic Relations, Immigration, Social Stratification and Social Mobility, China Studies
Yanjie Bian and Li Zong (eds.), 2016. Western China in Transition: Development and Social Governance. Beijing: Chinese Social Science Press. 328 pp.
Xinheng Yang and Li Zong, 1986. Introduction to Sociology. Tianjin: Qunzhong Publishing House. 437 pp.
Chapters in Books
Yixi Lu and Li Zong, 2016. “Chinese Students’ Propensity to Stay in Canada: Transitioning from International Student to Permanent Resident.” In Shibao Guo and Yan Guo (eds.), Spotlight on China: Chinese Education in the Globalized World. Sense Publishers. Pp. 285-300.
Yixi Lu and Li Zong, 2016. “Social Inequality in Postgraduate Transition: A Case Study of University Students in Western China.” In Shibao Guo and Yan Guo (eds.), Spotlight on China: Changes in Education under China’s Market Economy. Sense Publishers. Pp. 267-289.
Li Zong and Xiaoling Li, 2016. “The Influence of Urban Welfare Difference on Migrant Workers’ Integration in Urban China.” In Yanjie Bian and Li (eds.), Western China in Transition: Development and Social Governance. Beijing: Chinese Social Science Press. Pp. 196-208.
Yixuan Wang, Yigong Liu, and Li Zong, 2016. “Self-Identity of New Generation of Migrant Workers and Two-Way Process of Social Integration.” In Yanjie Bian and Li (eds.), Western China in Transition: Development and Social Governance. Beijing: Chinese Social Science Press. Pp. 209-229.
Yixi Lu and Li Zong, 2016. “Social Inequality in Postgraduate Transition: A Case Study of University Students in Western China.” In Shibao Guo and Yan Guo (eds.) Spotlight on China (Volume 1): Changes in Education under China’s Market Economy. Sense Publishers. Pp. 267-289.
Hua Wen and Li Zong, 2014. “Minority Groups in Northwestern Chinese Cities: “New Migrants” and Multi-cultures.” In Hua Wen (ed.), Spatial Dream: Away from Home and Return to Home for Floating Population. Chinese Social Science Press. Pp. 1-59.
Hua Wen, Wen Rong, Li Zong et al. 2014. “Ethnic Minorities’ Economic Integration in the process s of Urbanization: Case Study in Lanzhou, Gansu. In Hua Wen (ed.), Spatial Dream: Away from Home and Return to Home for Floating Population. Chinese Social Science Press. Pp. 60-151.
Yixuan Wang and Li Zong, 2013. “Temporary Natives, Perpetual Foreigners: The Secondary Status of Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada and Structural Barriers to Their Inclusion.” In Kenise Murphy Kilbride (ed.), Immigrant Integration: Research Implications for Future Policy. Canadian Scholars’ Press Inc. Pp. 3-20.
Li Zong, 2011. “Ethnic Relations and New Racism in Multicultural Society: Social Barriers Faced by Mainland Chinese Immigrants in Canada.” In Yanjie Bian (ed.), Relational Sociology: Theories and Studies. Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press. Pp. 368-379.
Liming Li, Li Zong, and Shunguo Zhang, 2011. Analysis of Influencing Factors on Occupational Attainment of University Students in China: A Survey Research in Three Universities of Western Region.” In Yanjie Bian (ed.), Relational Sociology: Theories and Studies. Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press. Pp. 314-338.
Li Zong and Barbara Perry, 2011. “Chinese Immigrants in Canada and Social Injustice: From Overt to Covert Racial Discrimination.” In Barbara Perry (ed.), Diversity, Crime and Justice in Canada. Oxford University Press. Toronto: Oxford University Press. Pp. 106-124.
Li Zong, 2009. “Recent Mainland Chinese Immigrants in Canada: Trends and Obstacles,” in Huping Ling (ed.), Asian America: Forming New Communities, Expanding Boundaries. New Jersey: Rutgers University Press. Pp. 244-261.
Li Zong, 2007. “Recent Minland Chinese Immigrants and Covert Racism in Canada,” in Sean P. Hier and B. Singh Bolaria (eds.), Race and Racism in 21st –Century Canada: Continuity, Complexity, and Change. Toronto: Broadview Press. Pp. 111-129.
Li Zong, 2005. “Chinese Community,” in The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan. Regina: Canadian Plains Research Center. Pp. 170-171.
Li Zong, 2003. “Language, Education, and Occupational Attainment of Foreign-Trained Chinese and Polish Professional Immigrants in Toronto, Canada.” In Michael W. Charney, Brenda S. A. Yeoh, and Tong Chee Kiong (eds.), Chinese Migrants Abroad: Cultural, Educational, and Social Dimensions of the Chinese Diaspora. Singapore: Singapore University Press. Pp. 163-180.
Li Zong, 2002. “Occupational Attainment for Recent Chinese Professional Immigrants in Canada” in Tsun-wu Chang and Shi-yeoung Tang (eds.), Essays on Ethnic Chinese Abroad (Vol. 1). Taipei: Overseas Chinese Press. Pp. 283-298.
Peter Li and Li Zong, 2001. “Transnational Chinese Business in Tianjin: Rethinking Cultural Affinity and Economic Performance” in Leo Douw, Cen Huang and David Ip (eds.), Rethinking Chinese Transnational Enterprises: Cultural Affinity and Business Strategies. Richmond, UK: Curzon Press. Pp. 208-226.
Li Zong, 1998. “The Development of Civil Society and Societal Transformation in Taiwan.” In Xinghai Fang and Shunfend Song (eds.), Raising International Competitiveness. Beijing: China Economic Press. Pp. 270-284.
Li Zong, 1998. “Chinese Immigration to Vancouver and New Racism in Multicultural Canada.” In Guotu Zhuang (ed.), Ethnic Chinese at the Turn of Centuries. Xiamen: People’s Publishing House. Pp. 443-463.
Li Zong, 1997. “New Racism, Cultural Diversity and the Search for a National Identity.” In Andrew Cardoza and Louis Musto (eds.), The Battle over Multiculturalism: Does it Help or Hinder Canadian Unity? Ottawa: Pearson-Shoyama Institute. Pp. 115-126.
Vic Satzewich and Li Zong, 1996. "Social Control and Historical Construction of `Race’." In Bernard Schissel and Linda Mahood (eds.), Social Control in Canada: Issues in the Social Construction of Deviance. Toronto: Oxford University Press. Pp. 263-287.
Li Zong and Peter S. Li, 1994. "Different Cultures or Unequal Life Chances: A Comparative Analysis of Race and Health." In B. Singh Bolaria and Rosemary Bolaria (eds.), Racial Minorities, Medicine and Health. Halifax: Fernwood. Pp. 113-123.
Articles in Refereed Journals
Li Zong and Yixi Lu, 2017. “Reconceptualization of ‘Brain Drain’: The Transnational Mobility of Talent in Canada and China.” International Journal of Chinese Education 6:286-312.
Yixi Lu and Li Zong, 2017. “The Development of the Chinese Community in Saskatoon.” Canadian Ethnic Studies 49(3): 71-92.
Eva Xiaoling Li, Peter S. Li, and Li Zong, 2016. "Profile of Small Businesses among Chinese in Vancouver." Canadian Ethnic Studies 48 (2): 53-70.
Yaping Zhou and Li Zong, 2015. “The Effect of Ethnic Inhabitation Area on Health: Relationship between Ethnic Inhabitation Location and Health in Gansu Province,” China Urban Studies, 8: 319-335.
Yixuan Wang, Yixi Lu, and Li Zong, 2014. “Reading from the Statistics: Demographic Characteristics of Recent Overseas Chinese in Canada,” Overseas Chinese History Studies, 4: 37-48.
Yixuan Wang and Li Zong, 2013. “Barriers to Integration for Migrant Workers in Urban China and Chinese Immigrants in Canada: A Dynamic Comparison,” China Urban Studies, 6: 247-269.
Eva Xiaoling Li, Peter Li, Li Zong, Wen Hua, Wen Rong, and Abuduhade, 2013. “The Integration of Minority Migrant Workers in Lanzhou, China,” Canadian Ethnic Studies. 45 (3): 119-134.
Yixuan Wang, Li Zong, Hui Li, 2012. “Barriers to Social Integration for Chinese Immigrants in Canada, Then and Now: A Comparison,” Journal of Chinese Overseas, 8: 205-231.
David O' Brien, Li Zong, and Harley Dickinson, 2011. "The Reach and Influence of Social Capital for Career Advancement and Firm Development: Elite Managers and Russia’s Exist from Socialism,” Management and Organization Review, 7(2): 303-327.
Li Zong, 2010. “Ethnic Relations and New Racism in Multicultural Society: Social Barriers Faced by Mainland Chinese Immigrants in Canada,” Journal of Xi’an Jiaotong University, 30(6): 82-88.
Yixi Lu, Li Zong, and Bernard Schissel, 2009. “To Stay or Return: Migration Intentions of Students from People’s Republic of China in Saskatchewan, Canada,” Journal of International Migration and Integration, 10: 283-310.
Liming Li, Li Zong, and Shunguo Zhang, 2009. “Analysis on the Factors Influencing Occupational Attainment of University Undergraduate Students: An Empirical Study at Three Universities in Western China,” Youth Study, 1:47-57.
Peter Li, Liming Li, and Li Zong, 2007. "Postgraduate Educational Aspiration and Policy Implications: A Case Study of University Students in Western China." Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 29(2): 143-158.
Li Zong, 2004. “International Transference of Human Capital and Occupational Attainment of Recent Chinese Professional Immigrants in Canada,” American Review of China Studies, 5 (1 & 2): 81-89.
Li Zong, 2004. “Overseas Chinese Research in Canada,” Overseas Chinese History Studies, 3: 66-68.
Gurcharn S. Basran and Li Zong, 1998. Devaluation of Foreign Credentials as Perceived by Visible Minority Professional Immigrants. Canadian Ethnic Studies, 30(3): 6-23.
Li Zong, 1994. Structural and Psychological Dimensions of Racism: Towards an Alternative Perspective. Canadian Ethnic Studies, 26(3): 122-134.
Li Zong, 1993. Agricultural Reform and Its Impact on Chinese Rural Family, 1978-1989. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 24(3): 277-290.
Teaching and Supervision
SOC 110.6 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 207.6 The Family
SOC 232.3 Methods of Social Research
SOC 233.3 Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory
SOC 305.3 Ethnic Stratification
SOC 315.3 Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Poverty
SOC 332.6 Principles of Research Design
SOC 412/812.3 Advanced Seminar in Ethnic Relations
SOC 422/822.3 Social Stratification and Social Mobility
SOC 841.6 Advanced Methodology
SOC 898.3 International Migration
SOC 898.3 Civil Society and Social Transformation in China