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Xiaomin
 

Title:
Assistant Professor


Qualifications:

PhD(UArizona)

MED(BNU)

BS(BNU)

Email:

xiaomin.li@polyu.edu.hk

 

Phone:

3400 3672

 

Office:

GH344

 

Specialism:

Influences of stressors on couple and family relationships

Adjustment and adaption during personal development and family transition

Predictors of financial management among youth

Personal and relational outcomes of financial management

 

My URLs:

ORCID

Google scholar

ResearchGate

 

 

Teaching:

Coping and addiction

Advanced human behavior and social environment

 

Research Interests:

Stressors and couple family relationships

Transition to adulthood

Transition to parenthood

Financial management

Advanced quantitative analyses

 

Selected Publications:

Curran, M. A., Li, X., Barnett, M., Kopystynska, O. Chandler, A., LeBaron, A. (2021). Finances, depressive symptoms, destructive conflict, and coparenting among lower-income, unmarried couples: A two-wave, cross-lagged analysis. Journal of Family Psychology. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000821 (co-first author)

 

Li. X., Kuelz, A., Boyd, S., August, K., Markey, C., & Butler, E. A. (2021). Exploring psychological linkage in same-sex male couples. Frontier in Psychology, 11, Article 619255. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.619255

 

Cao, H., Ma, R., Li, X., Liang, Y., Wu, Q., Chi, P., Li, J., & Zhou, N. (2020). Childhood emotional maltreatment and adulthood romantic relationship well-being: A multi-level, meta-analytic review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/1524838020975895

 

Li, X., Cao, H., Curran, M. A., Fang, X., & Zhou, N. (2020). Traditional gender ideology, work-family conflict, marital quality among Chinese dual-earner couples: A moderated mediation model. Sex Roles, 83, 622-635. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-020-01125-1

 

Li, X., Curran, M. A., LeBaron, A.B., Serido, J., & Shim, S. (2020). Romantic attachment orientations, financial behaviors, and life outcomes among young adults: A mediating analysis of a college cohort. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 41, 658-671. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10834-020-09664-1 (The Best Family Financial Wellbeing Paper Award at National Councils on Family Relations)

 

Zhou, N., Li, X., Cao, H., Liang, Y., & Buehler, C. (2020). Interparental hostility interacts with interparental cooperative conflict to predict adolescent social competence through parent-child hostility. Family Process. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/famp.12606

 

Cao, H., Zhou, N., Fine, M., Li, X., & Fang, X. (2019). Sexual satisfaction and marital satisfaction during the early years of Chinese marriage: A three-wave, cross-lagged, actor-partner interdependence model. The Journal of Sex Research, 56, 391-407. https://doi.org/10.1080/00224499.2018.1463503

 

Li, X., Cao, H., Lan, J., Ju, X., Zheng, Y., Chen, Y., Zhou, N. & Fang, X. (2019). The association between transition pattern of marital conflict resolution styles and marital quality trajectory during the early years of Chinese marriage. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships36, 153-186. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407517721380

 

Li, X., Cao, H., Zhou, N., & Mills-Koonce, R. (2019). Internalized homophobia and relationship quality among same-sex couples: The mediating role of intimate partner violence. Journal of Homosexuality. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/00918369.2019.1705671

 

Li, X., Curran, M., Paschall, K., Barnett, M., & Kopystynska, O. (2019). Pregnancy intentions and family functioning among low-income, unmarried couples: Person-centered analyses. Journal of Family Psychology, 33, 830-840. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000547

 

Li, X., Curran, M. A., Zhou, N., Serido, J., Shim, S., & Cao, H. (2019). Financial behaviors and adult identity: Mediating analyses of a college cohort. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 64, Article101419. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appdev.2019.101049

 

Cao, H., Li, X., Chi, P., Du, H., Wu, Q., Liang, Y., & Zhou, N. (2019). Within‐couple configuration of gender‐related attitudes and its association with marital satisfaction in Chinese marriage: A dyadic, pattern-analytic approach. Journal of Personality, 87, 1189-1205. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12467

 

Li, X., Cao, H., Zhou, N., Ju, X., Lan, J., Zhu, Q., & Fang, X. (2018). Daily communication, conflict resolution, and marital quality in Chinese marriage: A three-wave, cross-lagged analysis. Journal of Family Psychology, 32, 733-742. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000430

 

Lan, J., Li, X., Cao, H., Zhou, N., Lin, X., Deng, L., & Fang, X. (2017). Inequity of sacrifice and marital satisfaction in Chinese young couples. Journal of Family Therapy, 39, 169-192. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-6427.12153

 

Li, X., Fang, X., Ju, X., Lan, J., Chen, Y., & Zheng, Y. (2016). Effects of conflict resolution and daily communication on predicting marital quality of newlyweds. Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology, 24, 13-16. https://doi.org/10.16128/j.cnki.1005-3611.2016.01.003. (In Chinese)

 

Current Research Projects

 

  1. Validating Money Management Measures in Hong Kong: A Pilot Study Based on Young Adults (Funded by Hong Kong Polytechnic University New Recruit Startup Grant, 2021)

 

 

Professional & Community Service:

Associate Editor, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships

 

Editorial Board member, Journal of Family and Economic Issues

 

Ad hoc reviewer for Journal of Marriage and Family, Journal of Family Psychology, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, Revista Colombiana de Psicologia, Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Journal of Marriage & Family Therapy, Sex Roles, Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, BMC Geriatrics, Family Relations, Social Science Research