Ph.D., Sociology/Criminology, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, 1996
Dissertation: “Youth Status Achievement and Legal Sanctions: A Longitudinal Study”
M.A., Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (UIUC), 1993
M.A., Modern Chinese Literature, Peking University, China, 1986
B.A., Chinese, Peking University, China, 1983
Family and delinquency
Quantitative and qualitative research methods
Li, S.D., Xiong, R., Liang, M., Zhang, X., & Tang, W. (2021). Pathways from family violence to adolescent violence: Examining the mediating mechanisms. Frontiers in Psychology. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.611006.
Xiong, R., Xia, Y., & Li, S.D.* (2021). Perceived discrimination and aggression among Chinese migrant adolescents: A moderated mediation model. Frontiers in Psychology. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.621270. (*Corresponding author)
Li, S.D., & Liu, T. (2020). Correctional system’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and its implications for prison reform in China. Victims & Offenders: An International Journal of Evidence-based Research, Policy, and Practice. DOI: 10.1080/15564886.2020.1824159.
Li, S.D., Zhao, R., & Zhang, H. (2020). Examining the link between drug use disorders and crime among Chinese drug users receiving mandatory detoxification and treatment. Crime and Delinquency. DOI: 10.1177/0011128720939511.
Li, D., Wang, H., Cai, T., & Kuo, S. (Eds.) (2020). Macao Social Survey. Taipei: Wu-Nan Book Inc. (李德、王紅宇、蔡天驥、郭世雅主編，2020。《澳門社會現狀調查》，五南圖書出版股份有限公司).
Li, S.D., Xia, Y., Xiong, R., Li, J., & Chen, Y. (2020). Coercive parenting and adolescent developmental outcomes: The moderating effects of empathic concern and perception of social rejection. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, 3538; doi:10.3390/ijerph17103538.
Xiong, R., Li, S.D., & Xia, Y. (2020). A longitudinal study of authoritative parenting, juvenile delinquency and crime victimization among Chinese adolescents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, 1405; doi:10.3390/ijerph17041405.
Liu, T., Li, S.D.*, Xia, Y., & Zhang, X. (2020). The spillover mechanisms linking family conflicts and juvenile delinquency among Chinese adolescents. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 64(2-3), 167-186. (*Corresponding author)
Li, S.D. & Liu, T. (2019). Problem-solving courts in China: Background, development and current status. Victims & Offenders: An International Journal of Evidence-based Research, Policy, and Practice. DOI: 10.1080/15564886.2019.1595246.
Li, S.D. et al. (2018). Parenting Style and Adolescent Development in China. Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press. (李德 等，2018。《当代中国家庭教养方式与青少年发展》，社会科学文献出版社).
Li, S.D. & Xia, Y.W. (2018). Understanding the link between discrimination and juvenile delinquency among Chinese migrant children. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. DOI: 10.1177/1043986218761959
Xia, Y.W., Li, S.D., & Liu, T. (2018). The interrelationship between family violence, adolescent violence, and adolescent violent victimization: An application and extension of the cultural spillover theory in china. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15, 371; doi:10.3390/ijerph15020371.
Li, S.D., Zhang, X., Tang, W., & Xia, Y. (2017). Predictors and implications of synthetic drug use among adolescents in the gambling capital of China. Sage Open. DOI: 10.1177/2158244017733031
Kerley, K.R., Copes, H., Li, S.D., Lane, J., & Sharp, S. (Eds.) (2017). Encyclopedia of Corrections, Volumes I & II. New York: Wiley.
Li, S.D. & Liu, J. (2017). Network characteristics and organizational structure of Chinese drug trafficking groups. Asian Journal of Criminology. 12(1), 63-79.
Densley, J., Hilal, S., Li, S.D., & Tang, W. (2016). Homicide-suicide in China: An exploratory study of characteristics and types. Asian Journal of Criminology, 12(3), 199-216.
Li, S. (2014). Familial religiosity, family processes, and juvenile delinquency in a national sample of early adolescents. Journal of Early Adolescence, 34(4), 436-462.
Hilal, S., Densley, J., Li, S., & Ma, Y. (2014). The routine of mass murders in China. Homicide Studies, 18(1), 83-104.
Li, S. (2014). Toward a cost-effective correctional system: New developments in community-based corrections in China. Victims & Offenders: An International Journal of Evidence-based Research, Policy, and Practice, 9(1), 120-125.
Luo, D., Li, S., & Zhao, G. (2012). Criminal Psychology. Beijing: Beijing Normal University Publishing Group (羅大華、李德、趙桂芬，2012。《犯罪心理學》，北京師範大學出版社).
Li, S. (2011). Testing mediation using multiple regression and structural modeling analyses in secondary data. Evaluation Review, 35, 240-268.
Li, S. (2005). Race, self-control, and drug problems among jail inmates. Journal of Drug Issues, 35, 645-663.
Kleck, G., Server, B., Li, S., and Gertz, M. (2005). The missing link in general deterrence research. Criminology, 43, 623-660.
MacKenzie, D., and Li, S. (2002). The impact of formal and informal control on criminal careers of probationers. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 39, 243-276.
Li, D. (1999). Legal sanctions and youths’ status achievement: A longitudinal study. Justice Quarterly, 16, 377-402.
Outstanding Services Award, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau, 2018
Second Prize Paper Award, National Conference on Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment, Guangzhou, China, 2018
Third Prize Paper Award, The 14th National Forum on Chinese Adolescent Development, China Youth & Children Research Center, 2018
Renowned Antidrug Network Educator, Research & Support Center for Narcotics Control and AIDS prevention, Yunnan University, China, 2017
Outstanding Academic Staff, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau, 2017
One of 20 faculty members from all colleges/universities in Macao selected by the Government of Macao for a summer visiting program at Cambridge University, 1-10 August 2015
One of 20 “outstanding young and middle-aged” faculty members from all colleges/universities in Macao selected by the Liaison Office of the Chinese government in Macao and the government of Macao for a summer cultural exchange program to Shaanxi Province of China, 6-13 June 2014
First Prize Paper Award, International Conference on Asia in Global Context, Shanghai, China, 2013
Special Project Award, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice, 2010
Graduate Student Paper Competition Award, Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993
Li, S.D., Xiong, R., & Xia, Y. (2019). Marijuana Use and Related Factors among Macao Adolescents. Proceedings of the 2019 National Conference on the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse (李德， 熊若杉，夏一巍。 澳門青少年合成毒品的使用和侵犯行為。《2019 年全國藥物濫用防治研討會論文集》。 ).
Wang, D., Li, S.D., Liu, T., Xia, Y., & Li, J. (2019). The Comorbidity of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness among Macao Adolescents. Proceedings of the 2019 National Conference on the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse (熊若杉，李德，劉子瑄， 夏一巍，李傑楠。 澳門青少年合成毒品的使用和侵犯行為。《2019 年全國藥物濫用防治研討會論文集》。 ).
Xiong, R., Li, S.D., & Xia, Y. (2019). Synthetic Drug Use and Aggressive Behavior among Macao Adolescents. Proceedings of the 2019 National Conference on the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse (熊若杉，李德，夏一巍。 澳門青少年合成毒品的使用和侵犯行為。《2019 年全國藥物濫用防治研討會論文集》。 ).
Li, S.D. (2019). The distribution, prevention and education of adolescent substance abuse in Macao. Proceedings of 2019 Internal Symposium on Prevention and Counseling of Drug Abuse for Juveniles. (李德。 澳門青少年藥物濫用的分佈、預防和教育情況。 《2019 青少年藥物濫用預防與輔導國際研討會論文集》。 ).
Li, S.D. (2019). The Needs of Drug Use Offenders and Models and Efficacy of Treatment. Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Offender Rehabilitation and Community Corrections.(李德。 澳門吸毒犯罪人員的服務需求以及現有的戒治模式與效益。 《2019 更生保護與社區矯治論壇》。 ).
Liu, T., Li, S.D., & Xia, Y. (2018). Parenting practices and adolescent drug use: A comparison between China and USA. Proceedings of the 2018 National Conference on Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (劉子瑄，李德，夏一巍。父母教養方式與青少年濫藥行爲之分析：中美比較研究。《2018 全國藥物濫用防治研討會論文集》。 ). Winner of Second Prize Paper Award.
Li, S.D., Tang, W., Jian, L., & Leung, S.O. (2013). A study of the effectiveness of the schoolbased drug abuse education programs in Macao. Proceedings of the 2013 National Conference on Substance Abuse Prevention (李德， 唐偉，林建，梁成安。 澳門預防在學青少年濫藥教育宣傳措施成效研究。《2013 全國藥物濫用防治研討會論文集》 。 ).