School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK - CHAN, Lik Sam
 

CHAN, Lik Sam

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CHAN, Lik Sam
Assistant Professor


 
B.S.Sc.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

M.A.
Goldsmiths, University of London

Ph.D.
University of Southern California

 

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 icon research Research Interests:

  • Online dating and dating apps;
  • Interpersonal relationships;
  • Gender and sexuality;
  • Mixed methods

 icon researchTeaching Interests:

  • Global media;
  • Critical theories;
  • Interpersonal communication

 icon aboutAdvice to students:

When given the choice between being right and being kind, choose kind

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Refereed Journal Articles

Miao, W., & Chan, L. S. (corresponding author) (2020). Between sexuality and professionalism: Experiences of gay workers at Blued, a Chinese gay social app company. New Media & Society. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444820920876

Miao, W., & Chan, L. S. (corresponding author) (2020). Social constructivist account of the world’s largest gay social app: Case study of Blued in China. The Information Society, 36(4), 214–222. https://doi.org/10.1080/01972243.2020.1762271

Chan, L. S. (2020). Multiple uses and anti-purposefulness on Momo, a Chinese dating/social app. Information, Communication and Society, 23(10), 1515–1530. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2019.1586977

Chan, L. S. (2019). Paradoxical influences of masculinity ideology on casual sex among male geosocial networking app users in China. Sex Roles, 81(3), 456–466. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-019-1002-4

Chan, L. S. (2018). Liberating or disciplining? A technofeminist analysis on the use of dating apps among women in urban China. Communication, Culture and Critique, 11(2), 298–314. https://doi.org/10.1093/ccc/tcy004

Chan, L. S. (2018). Ambivalence in networked intimacy: Observations from gay men using mobile dating apps. New Media and Society, 20(7), 2566–2581. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444817727156

Chan, L. S. (2017). Who uses dating apps? Exploring the relationships among trust, sensation-seeking, smartphone use, and the intent to use dating apps based on the Integrative Model. Computers in Human Behavior, 72, 246–258. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2017.02.053

 

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