Cary Wu

PhD Candidate | Sessional Instructor

Research Area

Education

Teaching Assistant Positions

2013W
SOCI100 Introduction to Sociology

2014W
SOC 328 Social Statistics

2015 W

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

2015F

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

2016W

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

SOCI100 Introduction to Sociology

2016S

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

SOCI100 Introduction to Sociology

2017W

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

SOCI 324 Sociology of the Life Course

2018 W

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

SOCI 514 Analyzing Quantitative Data in Sociology

Research

Research Focuses

Political Sociology, Sociology of Migration, Urban and Community Studies,  Quantitative Methods, and China

Cary Wu is a doctoral candidate in Sociology and a fellow of the UBC Institute of Asian Research.

He is also an associate at the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) at the Higher School of Economics in Russia and a visiting researcher at GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Germany in 2015.

Recent Publications

Wu, Cary, Rima Wilkes, Dan Silver and Terry Clark. forthcoming. Current Debates in Urban Theory from A Scale Perspective: Introducing A Scenes ApproachUrban Studies.

Wu, Cary. 2018. Do immigrants gain trust in high trust Canada? Global Dialogue-Magazine of the International Sociological Association.

Wilkes, Rima and Cary Wu. 2018. Ethnicity, democracy and trust. Social Forces.

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2018. Finding critical trusters: A response pattern model of political trust. International Journal of Comparative Sociology.

Wu, Cary, Qiang Fu, and Zhilei Shi. 2018. Does migration experience pay off? Returnees, family background, and self-employment in rural China. The China Review 18(1): 59-77.


Publications

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Wu, Cary, Rima Wilkes, Dan Silver and Terry Clark. forthcoming. Current Debates in Urban Theory from A Scale Perspective: Introducing A Scenes ApproachUrban Studies.

Wilkes, Rima and Cary Wu. 2018.  Ethnicity, democracy and trust. Social Forces.

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2018. Finding critical trusters: A response pattern model of political trust. International Journal of Comparative Sociology.

Wu, Cary, Qiang Fu, and Zhilei Shi. 2018. Does migration experience pay off? Returnees, family background, and self-employment in rural China. The China Review 18(1): 59-77.

Sher, Chloe and Cary Wu. 2018. Fracking in China: Community impacts and political support of shale gas development in China. Journal of Contemporary China doi:10.1080/10670564.2018.1433591.

Fu, Qiang, Cary Wu, Heqing Liu, and Zhilei Shi. 2018. Live like mosquitoes: Hukou and mental health. Chinese Journal of Sociology doi: 10.1177/2057150X17748313

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2017. Local-national political trust patterns: Why China is an exception. International Political Science Review. online first ahead of print, 10.1177/0192512116677587.

[Featured on CNPolitics]

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2017. International students’ post-graduation migration and the search for home. Geoforum 80: 123-132.

[Featured on CBC Radio, Roundhouse Radio, Fairchild Radio, University Herald, AAAS Global News for Science, Mingbao Canada, the Source, UBC News)

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2016. Durable power and generalized trust in everyday social exchange (Comment on Schilke et al.) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113 (11): 2793-2795.

Wu, Cary. 2015. Moving from urban sociology to the sociology of the city. The American Sociologist 47 (1): 102-114.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

Wilkes, Rima and Cary Wu. 2017. Trust and minority groups. In Eric Uslaner (editor) Oxford Handbook of Social and Political Trust. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (20 pages).

 

PUBLIC SOCIOLOGY

Wu, Cary. forthcoming. Do immigrants gain trust in high trust Canada? Global Dialogue-Magazine of the International Sociological Association.

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2017. The stats bear it out: In Quebec, trust is lowMaclean’s, March 31.

Wu, Cary. 2017. One Canada and three immigrant populations: education and trust inequalitiesUBC Think Sociology Newsletter.

Wu, Cary. 2014. When ‘home’ isn’t what you think it is. The Ubyssey, March 23.

 

WORKING PROJECTS

Gender bias in commenting.

Migration and trust

Education and trust

Immigrants and trust

 

 


Additional Description

Grad Student


Cary Wu

PhD Candidate | Sessional Instructor

Teaching Assistant Positions

2013W
SOCI100 Introduction to Sociology

2014W
SOC 328 Social Statistics

2015 W

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

2015F

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

2016W

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

SOCI100 Introduction to Sociology

2016S

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

SOCI100 Introduction to Sociology

2017W

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

SOCI 324 Sociology of the Life Course

2018 W

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

SOCI 514 Analyzing Quantitative Data in Sociology

Research Focuses

Political Sociology, Sociology of Migration, Urban and Community Studies,  Quantitative Methods, and China

Cary Wu is a doctoral candidate in Sociology and a fellow of the UBC Institute of Asian Research.

He is also an associate at the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) at the Higher School of Economics in Russia and a visiting researcher at GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Germany in 2015.

Recent Publications

Wu, Cary, Rima Wilkes, Dan Silver and Terry Clark. forthcoming. Current Debates in Urban Theory from A Scale Perspective: Introducing A Scenes ApproachUrban Studies.

Wu, Cary. 2018. Do immigrants gain trust in high trust Canada? Global Dialogue-Magazine of the International Sociological Association.

Wilkes, Rima and Cary Wu. 2018. Ethnicity, democracy and trust. Social Forces.

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2018. Finding critical trusters: A response pattern model of political trust. International Journal of Comparative Sociology.

Wu, Cary, Qiang Fu, and Zhilei Shi. 2018. Does migration experience pay off? Returnees, family background, and self-employment in rural China. The China Review 18(1): 59-77.

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Wu, Cary, Rima Wilkes, Dan Silver and Terry Clark. forthcoming. Current Debates in Urban Theory from A Scale Perspective: Introducing A Scenes ApproachUrban Studies.

Wilkes, Rima and Cary Wu. 2018.  Ethnicity, democracy and trust. Social Forces.

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2018. Finding critical trusters: A response pattern model of political trust. International Journal of Comparative Sociology.

Wu, Cary, Qiang Fu, and Zhilei Shi. 2018. Does migration experience pay off? Returnees, family background, and self-employment in rural China. The China Review 18(1): 59-77.

Sher, Chloe and Cary Wu. 2018. Fracking in China: Community impacts and political support of shale gas development in China. Journal of Contemporary China doi:10.1080/10670564.2018.1433591.

Fu, Qiang, Cary Wu, Heqing Liu, and Zhilei Shi. 2018. Live like mosquitoes: Hukou and mental health. Chinese Journal of Sociology doi: 10.1177/2057150X17748313

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2017. Local-national political trust patterns: Why China is an exception. International Political Science Review. online first ahead of print, 10.1177/0192512116677587.

[Featured on CNPolitics]

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2017. International students’ post-graduation migration and the search for home. Geoforum 80: 123-132.

[Featured on CBC Radio, Roundhouse Radio, Fairchild Radio, University Herald, AAAS Global News for Science, Mingbao Canada, the Source, UBC News)

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2016. Durable power and generalized trust in everyday social exchange (Comment on Schilke et al.) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113 (11): 2793-2795.

Wu, Cary. 2015. Moving from urban sociology to the sociology of the city. The American Sociologist 47 (1): 102-114.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

Wilkes, Rima and Cary Wu. 2017. Trust and minority groups. In Eric Uslaner (editor) Oxford Handbook of Social and Political Trust. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (20 pages).

 

PUBLIC SOCIOLOGY

Wu, Cary. forthcoming. Do immigrants gain trust in high trust Canada? Global Dialogue-Magazine of the International Sociological Association.

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2017. The stats bear it out: In Quebec, trust is lowMaclean’s, March 31.

Wu, Cary. 2017. One Canada and three immigrant populations: education and trust inequalitiesUBC Think Sociology Newsletter.

Wu, Cary. 2014. When ‘home’ isn’t what you think it is. The Ubyssey, March 23.

 

WORKING PROJECTS

Gender bias in commenting.

Migration and trust

Education and trust

Immigrants and trust

 

 

Cary Wu

PhD Candidate | Sessional Instructor

Teaching Assistant Positions

2013W
SOCI100 Introduction to Sociology

2014W
SOC 328 Social Statistics

2015 W

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

2015F

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

2016W

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

SOCI100 Introduction to Sociology

2016S

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

SOCI100 Introduction to Sociology

2017W

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

SOCI 324 Sociology of the Life Course

2018 W

SOCI 328 Social Statistics

SOCI 514 Analyzing Quantitative Data in Sociology

Research Focuses

Political Sociology, Sociology of Migration, Urban and Community Studies,  Quantitative Methods, and China

Cary Wu is a doctoral candidate in Sociology and a fellow of the UBC Institute of Asian Research.

He is also an associate at the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) at the Higher School of Economics in Russia and a visiting researcher at GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Germany in 2015.

Recent Publications

Wu, Cary, Rima Wilkes, Dan Silver and Terry Clark. forthcoming. Current Debates in Urban Theory from A Scale Perspective: Introducing A Scenes ApproachUrban Studies.

Wu, Cary. 2018. Do immigrants gain trust in high trust Canada? Global Dialogue-Magazine of the International Sociological Association.

Wilkes, Rima and Cary Wu. 2018. Ethnicity, democracy and trust. Social Forces.

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2018. Finding critical trusters: A response pattern model of political trust. International Journal of Comparative Sociology.

Wu, Cary, Qiang Fu, and Zhilei Shi. 2018. Does migration experience pay off? Returnees, family background, and self-employment in rural China. The China Review 18(1): 59-77.

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Wu, Cary, Rima Wilkes, Dan Silver and Terry Clark. forthcoming. Current Debates in Urban Theory from A Scale Perspective: Introducing A Scenes ApproachUrban Studies.

Wilkes, Rima and Cary Wu. 2018.  Ethnicity, democracy and trust. Social Forces.

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2018. Finding critical trusters: A response pattern model of political trust. International Journal of Comparative Sociology.

Wu, Cary, Qiang Fu, and Zhilei Shi. 2018. Does migration experience pay off? Returnees, family background, and self-employment in rural China. The China Review 18(1): 59-77.

Sher, Chloe and Cary Wu. 2018. Fracking in China: Community impacts and political support of shale gas development in China. Journal of Contemporary China doi:10.1080/10670564.2018.1433591.

Fu, Qiang, Cary Wu, Heqing Liu, and Zhilei Shi. 2018. Live like mosquitoes: Hukou and mental health. Chinese Journal of Sociology doi: 10.1177/2057150X17748313

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2017. Local-national political trust patterns: Why China is an exception. International Political Science Review. online first ahead of print, 10.1177/0192512116677587.

[Featured on CNPolitics]

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2017. International students’ post-graduation migration and the search for home. Geoforum 80: 123-132.

[Featured on CBC Radio, Roundhouse Radio, Fairchild Radio, University Herald, AAAS Global News for Science, Mingbao Canada, the Source, UBC News)

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2016. Durable power and generalized trust in everyday social exchange (Comment on Schilke et al.) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113 (11): 2793-2795.

Wu, Cary. 2015. Moving from urban sociology to the sociology of the city. The American Sociologist 47 (1): 102-114.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

Wilkes, Rima and Cary Wu. 2017. Trust and minority groups. In Eric Uslaner (editor) Oxford Handbook of Social and Political Trust. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (20 pages).

 

PUBLIC SOCIOLOGY

Wu, Cary. forthcoming. Do immigrants gain trust in high trust Canada? Global Dialogue-Magazine of the International Sociological Association.

Wu, Cary and Rima Wilkes. 2017. The stats bear it out: In Quebec, trust is lowMaclean’s, March 31.

Wu, Cary. 2017. One Canada and three immigrant populations: education and trust inequalitiesUBC Think Sociology Newsletter.

Wu, Cary. 2014. When ‘home’ isn’t what you think it is. The Ubyssey, March 23.

 

WORKING PROJECTS

Gender bias in commenting.

Migration and trust

Education and trust

Immigrants and trust