Xiaofang Liu

Current Fellow


Xiaofang Liu is the Survey Coordinator for the Chinese oversample of the New York City Longitudinal Survey of Wellbeing Study at the Columbia Population Research Center. She is also a doctoral student at the Graduate School of Social Service, Fordham University. Ms. Liu was the Social Work Coordinator for a national hospice program in China and has twenty-two years of professional experience in gerontological service, medical social work, palliative and end-of-life care, NGO management, and social work research in China and the US. She is also an adjunct faculty member teaching social work research methods at Fordham University.

Research Interests

  • Palliative and end-of-life care for older adults and terminally ill patients
  • Spirituality and aging/dying
  • Racial equality, discrimination, and wellbeing of Asian Americans & Chinese Americans
Columbia Affiliations
China Center for Social Policy