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Dr. Yinxuan Huang completed his PhD in social change exploring the socioeconomic effects of religious participation in Britain at The University of Manchester in 2016. Prior to this, he obtained an MSc in Social Policy at the London School of Economics. Before joining City, Dr. Huang was a Hallsworth Research Fellow, with a specific focus on migration in China at Manchester Urban Institute. His research covers a range of social and political issues, such as trust, religion, labor market, Brexit, and Chinese society.


  1. PhD, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
  2. MSc, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom


  1. Research Fellow, City, University London, Sep 2019 – present
  2. Research Associate, University of Manchester, Jun – Jul 2019


Journal articles (7)

  1. Huang, Y. (2019). Social life and political trust in China: Searching for machers and schmoozers. International Political Science Review, 40(5), pp. 694–709. doi:10.1177/0192512118809103.
  2. Lin, S. and Huang, Y. (2018). Community environmental satisfaction: Its forms and impact on migrants' happiness in urban China. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 16(1). doi:10.1186/s12955-018-1061-1.
  3. Wang, L. and Huang, Y. (2018). Changing accessibility and connectivity from high-speed rail development in metropolitan China. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Transport pp. 1–9. doi:10.1680/jtran.18.00098.
  4. Huang, Y. (2018). Social capital and social trust in urban China. Chinese Journal of Sociology, 4(4), pp. 481–505. doi:10.1177/2057150X18790083.
  5. Huang, Y. (2018). The Dynamics of Online Activities and Its Impact on Well-Being in Urban China. Social Sciences, 7(7), pp. 101–101. doi:10.3390/socsci7070101.
  6. Huang, Y. (2015). Faith as Social Capital in Britain: How Religious Involvement Contributes to the Integration of Ethnic Minorities. The International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society, 6(1), pp. 13–26. doi:10.18848/2154-8633/cgp/v06i01/51130.
  7. Huang, Y. and Overeem, P. (2012). A Battle for Values: Hong Kong and Its Constitutions. Asian Journal of Public Affairs, 5(9).