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Xiushi Yang

  • Xiushi Yang
  • Professor & Chair
  • Sociology & Criminal Justice
  • 6020 Batten Arts and Letters
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3809
  • xyang@odu.edu
  • Education

    Brown University, 1991
    Major: Sociology (with a concentration in population studies)
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Brown University, 1988
    Major: Sociology (with a concentration in population studies)
    Degree: M.A.
    Hangzhou University, 1982
    Major: Economic Geography (with a concentration in urban planning)
    Degree: B.S.
  • 2007: Burgess Award for Faculty Research Creativity and Productivity, College of Arts and Letters, Old Dominion University
  • 1991: Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1991: William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 1989: Population Council Honorary Fellowship
  • 1989: Rockefeller Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship
  • 1988: Brown University Fellowship , funded by Hewlett and Compton Foundations
  • 1986: United Nations Fellowship
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    “Venue-Based HIV and Alcohol Use Risk Reduction among Female Sex Workers in China,”
    Sponsoring Organization: National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
    Date: August 1, 2008 - July 31, 2013
    Investigators:Yang, X.
    “HIV Intervention among Women at High Risk,”
    Sponsoring Organization: National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
    Date: September 15, 2006 - June 30, 2011
    Investigators:Yang, X.
    “Community-Based Study of Mobility, Drug Use, and AIDS,”
    Sponsoring Organization: National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Drug Abuse
    Date: September 30, 2000 - August 31, 2006
    Investigators:Yang, X.
    Community based study of mobility, drug use and AIDS in China
    Sponsoring Organization: National Institute on Drug Abuse
    Date: 2000 - 2005
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Derlega, V. J.; Yang, X.
    “Fertility Impact of Temporary Migration,”
    Sponsoring Organization: National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
    Date: May 1, 1996 - April 30, 1999
    Investigators:Yang, X.