Francisco Olivos

Francisco Olivos

Research Assistant Professor

Lingnan University


I’m a Research Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Policy at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. I’m proud of saying that I have studied in three cultures. They define not only what I am as a researcher, but also as a person. In Chile, I discovered the passion for what I am doing and I adquired a strong background in quantitative methods. In the Netherlands, I understood the relevance of the theory for social research and methods theoretically driven as the way for doing high impact research. Today, Hong Kong is my intellectual, social, and cultural environment, where Western and Eastern scholastic traditions meet. The credibility of quantitative analyses is the new ingredient as well as the ambition to produce cutting-edge knowledge.

  • Sociology of Education
  • Cultural Sociology
  • Social inequality
  • Computational Social Sciences
  • Quantitative Methods
  • PhD in Sociology, 2021

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Master in Sociology and Social Research, 2017

    Utrecht University, The Netherlands

  • Master in Sociology, 2013

    Catholic University of Chile

  • Bachelor in Sociology, 2011

    Catholic University of Chile

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(2022). Pride and Protest. Sociological Perspectives, Forthcoming.

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(2021). Motivation, Legitimation, or Both?. Social Psychology Quaterly, 84(2), 110-131.

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