Dr. LIU Lin, Lucia

Dr. Lucia Liu is a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Social Work and Social Administration. She obtained her PhD degree in sociology of education at the Faculty of Education, the University of Hong Kong. She conducted research on the subculture of young people who are labelled as deviant students in the education system in China. After joining the Department, she also completed a Master’s degree in Social Work and is now a registered social worker. Driven by the passion to facilitate positive development in disadvantaged individuals and promote social equity, her research and practice interests lie in youth culture and youth mental health. She is also enthusiastic in rendering family-based intervention to enhance the wellbeing of children and youth.

  • Room no. CJT-548
  • E: lucialau@socwork.hku.hk
  • T: (852) 39175586
  • Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow

Li, T., Liu, L., & Wong, P.W. (2017). Youth social withdrawal: Withdrawal experience and possible way-outs from withdrawal behavior. Qualitative Social Work. doi: 10.1177/1473325016688369
Tse, S., Mak, W.W.S., Lo, I., Liu, L.L., Yuen, W.W.Y., Yau, S., Chan, S., & Wong, S. (2017). One-year longitudinal qualitative study of peer support services: The perspectives of peer support workers, service users, and co-workers. Psychiatry Research, 255, 27-35.
Liu, L.L. & Xie, A.L. (2016). Muddling through school life: An ethnographic study of the subculture of ‘deviant’ students in China. International Studies in Sociology of Education, 1-20.
Wong, P.W., Liu, L.L., Arat, G. (2016). Culturally Relevant Protective and Risk Factors of Risk Behaviors among Pakistani and Indian Students in Hong Kong: A Focus Group Study. Journal of Transcultural Nursing.
Lipinski, K., Liu, L.L., & Wong, P.W. (2016). The effectiveness of psychosocial interventions implemented after the Indian Ocean Tsunami: A systematic review. Int J Soc Psychiatry, 62(3), 271-280. doi:10.1177/0020764015623807
Wong, P. W. C., Lau, K. C. T., Liu, L. L., Yuen, G. S. N., & Wing-Lok, P. (2015). Beyond Recovery: Understanding the postbereavement growth from companion animal loss. OMEGA - Journal of Death and Dying. doi:10.1177/0030222815612603
Cheung, C., & Liu, L. L. (2015). Revisiting the subculture: Understanding deviant students in China. Asian Education and Development Studies, 4(4), 409-422. doi:10.1108/AEDS-01-2015-0003 Yip, P., & Liu, L. (2013, April 11). Hong Kong must act to reap longevity dividend, South China Morning Post.
Liu L. & Cheung, C.K. (2012). “Muddling through”: A cultural perspective on life in schools for China’s deviant students. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 17(4), 243-246.
Volunteer Mentor for Problem-Solving Skills Training and Mentorship Programme for Adolescents (Centre for Suicide Research & Prevention, HKU)
Discovering hidden youth in Shanghai through the eyes of social workers: An exploratory mixed-methods study (ongoing)
Ph.D. research, “Muddling Through”: A Cultural Perspective on Life in Schools for China’s Deviant Students