Li-Chung is a currently a Ph.D. candidate in Demography at Penn. His research interests include social demography, social stratification, medical sociology and health disparities across life course in China and in the U.S. He is currently working on a paper about the effects of adolescent health on subsequent educational attainment and the mechanisms that linking health and educational attainment in rural China. He is working on this paper under the supervision of Professor Emily Hannum and using the Gansu Survey of Family and Child. Li-Chung received his bachelor’s degree in Philosophy with a minor in economics from the National Taiwan University. He also holds an M.A. in sociology from the National Chengchi University and an M.A. in Demography from the University of Pennsylvania.