Yun Ling Li

Yun Ling Li, Ph.D.

Post-doc Research Associate

150 Wilder St.

Research Interests

Social Inequality, Work, Gender, Women in STEM field, Gender in Higher Education, Immigration


Peguero, Anthony A., Sarah M. Ovink, Yun Ling Li. (2016) “Social Bonding to School and Educational Inequality: Race/Ethnicity, Dropping Out, and the Significance of Place.” Sociological Perspectives, 59(2): 317-344
Li, Yun Ling, Anthony A. Peguero. (2015) “Professional Women’s Dilemmas between Work and Family: An Examination of the Advance Program” Gender, Technology and Development, 19:119-144


2017 Ph.D., Virginia Tech, USA
2008 M.A., National Taiwan University, Taiwan
2000 B.A., National Taiwan University, Taiwan


Yun Ling Li is a post-doc research associate in Center for Women and Work at University of Massachusetts Lowell. She earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from Virginia Tech. 
Her research interests include women's and gender studies, work, and immigration. Specifically, she focuses on professional women's experiences in a variety of occupations. In her previous study, she investigated Chinese and Taiwanese immigrant women faculty's workplace experiences and work and family balance issues in U.S. research intensive universities. As a post-doc research associate in Center for Women and Work, she currently works on microaggressions STEM women faculty have been experiencing on a daily basis.