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Lydia W. Li

Professor of Social Work

Lydia W. Li

Professor Lydia Li is a gerontologist. Her research aims to understand and advance healthy aging among older adults in disadvantaged socio-economic positions. Her current research focuses on social isolation, depression and ageism. She is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and a Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholar. She served as the co-chair of the 2016 GSA program committee. She is associate editor of the International Journal of Social Welfare. She also serves on the editorial board of Research on Aging and Journal of Gerontological Social Work. She teaches courses related to social welfare policy, research methods, program evaluation, aging policy and social gerontology.

Research Interests/Focus

social isolation, depression, and suicide in older adults; ageism; cross-cultural gerontology; community-based interventions

Education

Year Degree   School
2000 PhD Social Welfare University of Wisconsin, Madison
1989 MSW Social Work University of Hong Kong, China
1984 Honor's Diploma Social Work Hong Kong Baptist College, China
No courses found for Lydia W. Li in the Winter 2022 term.

Past Term Courses

Fall 2021

Course # Section Course Name
SW508 011 Essentials of Social Welfare Policy View Course
SW508 016 Essentials of Social Welfare Policy View Course

Winter 2021

Course # Section Course Name
SW522 006 Basic Social Work Research View Course
SW522 009 Basic Social Work Research View Course

Fall 2020

Course # Section Course Name
SW530 006 Introduction to Social Welfare Policy and Services View Course
SW530 011 Introduction to Social Welfare Policy and Services View Course

Winter 2020

Course # Section Course Name
SW683 001 Evaluation in Social Work View Course
SW683 004 Evaluation in Social Work View Course

Fall 2019

Course # Section Course Name
SW530 004 Introduction to Social Welfare Policy and Services View Course
SW530 005 Introduction to Social Welfare Policy and Services View Course

Winter 2019

Course # Section Course Name
SW683 002 Evaluation in Social Work View Course
SW683 006 Evaluation in Social Work View Course

Fall 2018

Course # Section Course Name
SW530 004 Introduction to Social Welfare Policy and Services View Course
SW530 008 Introduction to Social Welfare Policy and Services View Course

Winter 2018

Course # Section Course Name
SW616 001 Adulthood and Aging View Course
SW685 001 Methods of Program Evaluation View Course
SW713 005 Advanced Topics in Social Work View Course

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