Master Programme Coordinator in Criminology and Criminal Justice
Ph.D. in Sociology with specialization in Law and Crime, Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), USA, 1996.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland at College Park, USA, 1998-2001.
Mixed methods research
Li, S.D., Xie, L., Wu, K., Lu, J., Kang, M., & Shen, H. (2022). The changing patterns and correlates of adolescent substance use in China’s special administrative region of Macau. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, 7988. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph19137988.
Li, S.D., Liu, T., & Xia, Y. (2022). A comparative study of parenting practices and juvenile delinquency between China and the United States. Deviant Behavior. DOI: 10.1080/01639625.2022.2081102.
Liu, T., & Li, S.D.* (2022). From family to peer systems: Mixed-methods study of spillover mechanisms on juvenile delinquency in China. Crime & Delinquency. DOI: 10.1177/00111287221090957. (*Corresponding author)
Chen, Y., Lu, J., Guan, C., Zhang, S., Li, S.D.* (2022). In the shadow of the casinos: The relationship between religion and health in Macau. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, 5605. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph19095605. (*Corresponding author)
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.
2018, Outstanding Services Award, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau
2017, Renowned Antidrug Network Teacher, Research & Support Center for Narcotics Control and AIDS prevention, Yunnan University, China
2017, Outstanding Academic Staff, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau
2016-Present, President, Chinese Society for Research in Child Development
2016-2022, Member of the Narcotics Control Committee, Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China
2013-Present, President, Asian Association for Substance Abuse Research
2005-Present, Associate Editor, Journal of Drug Issues
2012-Present, Editorial Board Member, Victims and Offenders: An International Journal of Evidence-based Research, Policy, and Practice
2006-Present, Non-resident Fellow, Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion, Baylor University, USA.
2013-Present, Affiliated Member, Global Centre for Evidence-based Corrections and Sentencing, Griffith University, Australia
2012-2014, President of the Executive Council, Macau Sociological Association
2010, Special Project Award, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice