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Sociology Research


Senhu Wang is currently a PhD candidate at the Department of Sociology. Before coming to Cambridge, he obtained a master's degree from Durham University, UK, and a bachelor's degree from Zhejiang University, China. Using nationally representative data, his doctoral research explores the extent to which British ethnic minority immigrants integrate into the host society over generations in terms of their labour market status, cultural values, social network, and health etc. In addition to his doctoral research, he has also conducted research on public health, employment, air pollution, neighborhood and community, and China. Currently, he is also a Research Fellow of the Project: The employment dosage: How much work is needed for health and wellbeing? in the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.

Research Interests

Immigration, social and spatial inequality, public health, race and ethnicity, gender, neighborhood and community, labor market, economic sociology, quantitative methods of data analysis, China.




Power Analysis (course designer and lecturer)

Introduction to Statistics (workshop)

Foundations in Applied Statistics (workshop)

Basic Quantitative Analysis (workshop)

Doing Multivariate Analysis (workshop)

Undergraduate Course Supervision:

SOC5: Statistics and Method

SOC3: Modern Societies II: Global Social Problems and Dynamics of Resistance

Key Publications - Journal Articles

Wang, S. (2018) Inching up and socio-economic differentiation: Exploring self-rated health of China’s rural-to-urban migrants from 2005 to 2015. American Journal of Health Behavior, 42(5):117-125.

PhD Supervisor

Dr Mark Ramsden


Research Groups & Affiliations

Job Title:
PhD Candidate, Churchill College
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