Xuchun Liu

Dr Xuchun Liu

ARC Research Associate

School of Social Sciences

Faculty of Arts

Demography/Population Studies:

- international migration;

- transnationalism and diaspora;

- environmental/climate change, migration, and adaptation in China;

- inequality associated with climate change-induced migration.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2017 ARC Research Associate University of Adelaide
    2006 - 2010 Program manager World Vision China
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2011 - 2015 University of Adelaide Australia PhD
    2003 - 2004 Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong, China Master
  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2018 Tan, Y., Liu, X., Rosser, A., Yeoh, B., & Guo, F. (2018). Transnationalism, diaspora, and development: a purposive review of the literature. Geography Compass, 12(12), e12413-1-e12413-20.
    2017 Tan, Y., & Liu, X. C. (2017). Water shortage and inequality in Minqin Oasis of northwest China: Adaptive policies and farmers’ perceptions. Local Environment, OnilnePubl(8), 1-18.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS6
    2015 Tan, Y., Liu, X., & Hugo, G. (2015). Exploring relationship between social inequality and adaptations to climate change: evidence from urban household surveys in the Yangtze River delta, China. Population and Environment, 36(4), 400-428.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS9
  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2020 Tan, Y., & Liu, X. (2020). Climate extremes, political participation and migration intentions of farmers: A case study in western China. In F. Castillo, M. Wehner, & D. Stone (Eds.), Extreme Events and Climate Change: A Multidisciplinary Approach. United States: Wiley & Sons.
    2016 Tan, Y., Liu, X., & Hugo, G. (2016). Exploring the relationship between social inequality and environmentally-induced migration: evidence from urban household surveys in Shanghai and Nanjing of China. In R. McLeman, T. Schade, & T. Faist (Eds.), Environmental Migration and Social Inequality (Vol. 61, pp. 73-90). Switzerland: Springer.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2013 Tan, Y., & Liu, X. C. (2013). In-situ adaption and out-migration: Enablers and constraints among rural households of the mountainous region of southern Ningxia, northwest China. Poster session presented at the meeting of XXVII IUSSP International Population Conference. Busan, Korea.
  • Report for External Bodies

    Year Citation
    2016 Liu, X. (2016). Australia’s Chinese and Indian business diasporas: Demographic characteristics and engagement in business, trade and investment.
  • Position: ARC Research Associate
  • Phone: 83132822
  • Email: xuchun.liu@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Napier, floor 1
  • Room: 1 14
  • Org Unit: Geography, Environment and Population

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