2024/8: Song is organizing the session on Queer Dating, Relationships, and Families in the Global Context for the Family Section @ASA 2024 (Montreal, Quebec). Congrats!
2024/6: Song is selected for the Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN)’s Early Career Work and Family Fellowship Program. Congrats! [news story here]
2024/4: Song will present 2 posters, chair a session on Mate Selection, and discuss a session on LGBTQ+ Health @PAA 2024 (Columbus, OH). Congrats!
2024/4: Song gives a talk at the CWRU Sociology Department’s professional development seminar, titled “Building a Pipeline Toward Publication: Hidden Curriculums on Journal Submission, R&R, and Collaborations“. Congrats. Access the slides here.
2024-25: Song is delighted to serve for the membership committee @ASA Sex and Gender Section.

Past (since 2021):
2023/12: Song’s collaborative work is published online first @Journal of Marriage and Family. Congrats!
2023/10: Song was invited to an author meet-up event with @China Marriage & Family Reading Group (CMFRead) (online) to discuss his recent three papers.
2023/08: Song attended and served as discussant @ASA 2023 (Philadelphia, PA).
2023/06: Song attended the prestigious Annual Formal Demography Workshop (Berkeley, CA) hosted by the Berkeley Population Center. Congrats!
2023/6: Song successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation. Congrats, Dr. Song!
2023/05: Song attended a pre-conference on Demography and Inequality in China and presented his independent work at the premium Social Stratification meeting @RC28 (Paris, France). Congrats!
2023/04: Song presented his independent work at the “Queer Family Demography” oral session @PAA2023 (New Orleans, US). Congrats!
2023/02: Song was invited to present at the Family Working Group hosted by the Department of Sociology, UCLA.
2022/10: Song was invited to attend the workshop on “Queer Parenting in China – Synthesizing Research and Advocacy”, hosted by the Yale Law School Paul Tsai China Center.
2022/08: Song is honored to receive the Professional Development Grant Award for Emerging Scholars, Marriage Strengthening Research & Dissemination Center (MAST). Congrats!
2022/08 Song was invited to write an Op-ed (English translation) for new media @Serious Gossip on Demographic Issues (严肃的人口学八卦). Congrats!
2022/08 Song received the American Sociological Association (ASA) Student Forum Travel Award and Family Section Linda Burton Award (inaugural) to attend @ASA2022 (Los Angeles, US). Congrats!
2022/07: Song received full-tuition waiver to attend the “Computational Social Science” Summer School (Advanced) organized by NYU Shanghai. Congrats!
2022/07: Song is selected to participate in the National Couples’ Health and Time Study Training (NCHAT) workshop at Minneapolis on July, 18-19. Congrats!
2022/05: Song’s co-authored paper was published online @Demography. Congrats!
2022/04: Song has two papers orally presented @PAA2022 (Atlanta, US), where he also chaired the oral session on “Divergent Family Forms” session. Congrats!
2022/03: Song was awarded the Brown University Graduate School’s Interdisciplinary Opportunity Fellowship for 2022-2023 to support his dissertation writing. Congrats!
2022/02: Song was invited to write an Op-ed (English translation) for new media @Marriage and Family Section (家殷堂). Congrats!
2021/12: Song was invited to write an Op-ed (English translation) for new media @Ms. Muses (缪斯夫人). Congrats!
2021/11: Song presented a paper @ICSA2021 (Shanghai, China). Congrats!
2021/10: Song’s co-authored paper was published online @Social Science Research. Congrats!
2021/08: Song’s sole-authored paper was published online @Population Research and Policy Review. Congrats!
2021/08: Song presented a co-authored paper @ASA2021 (online), where he also presided over a roundtable in Family section. Congrats!
2021/07: Song’s sole-authored paper was published @Social Science Research. Congrats!
2021/05: Song’s collaborative project was presented by Dr. Daniel Lichter @PAA2021 (online). Congrats!
2021/03: Song successfully defended his dissertation proposal and advanced to Ph.D. candidacy. Congrats!