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Dr. Feng Hao

Title: Assistant Professor
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Phone: 941-359-4219
Email: fenghao@usf.edu
Office: C242
Area of Interest: Environmental Sociology and Research Methods

Feng Hao (Ph.D., 2015, Washington State University) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus. His research, which has been published in journals including Environmental Science & Policy, Climatic Change, Environmental Politics, Sociological Perspectives and China Quarterly uses multiple statistical methods to analyze the anthropogenic drivers of climate change and public opinion about the environment.

Selected Publications

Hao, Feng, Xinsheng Liu, and Jay L. Michaels. 2020. “Social Capital, Carbon Dependency, and Public Response to Climate Change in 22 European Countries.” Environmental Science & Policy 114: 64–72. doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2020.07.028. (Impact Factor=4.767)

Shao, Wanyun, Feng Hao. 2020. “Confidence in political leaders can slant risk perceptions of COVID–19 in a highly polarized environment.” Social Science & Medicine. 261: 113235. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113235. (Impact Factor=3.616)

Michaels, Jay L., Feng Hao, Julia Smirnov, and Ishan Kulkarni. 2020. “Beyond stewardship and dominion? Towards a social psychological explanation of the relationship between religious attitudes and environmental concern.” Environmental Politics. doi:10.1080/09644016.2020.1787777. (Impact Factor=4.320)

Liu, Xinsheng, Feng Hao, Kent Portney, and Yinxi Liu. 2020. “Examining Public Concern about Global Warming and Climate Change in China.” The China Quarterly. doi:10.1017/S0305741019000845. (Impact Factor=2.236)

Wang, Yan, and Feng Hao. 2020. “Public perception matters: Individual waste sorting in Chinese communities.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling 159:104860. doi:10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.104860. (Impact Factor=7.044)

Shao, Wanyun, and Feng Hao. 2020. “Approval of political leaders can slant evaluation of political issues: evidence from public concern for climate change in the U.S.” Climatic Change 158: 201–212. doi:10.1007/s10584-019-02594-4. (Impact Factor=4.168)

Hao, Feng, Jay L. Michaels, and Shannon E. Bell. 2019. “Social Capital’s Influence on Environmental Concern in China: An Analysis of the 2010 Chinese General Social Survey.” Sociological Perspectives 62(6): 844–864. doi:10.1177/0731121419835504. (Impact Factor=0.827)

Hao, Feng and Bethany L. Van Brown. 2019. “An Analysis of Environmental and Economic Impacts of Fossil Fuel Production in the U.S. from 2001 to 2015.” Society & Natural Resources 32(6): 693–708. doi:10.1080/08941920.2019.1574044. (Impact Factor=1.949)

Hao, Feng. 2016 “A Panel Regression Study on Multiple Predictors of Environmental Concern for 82 Countries across 7 Years.” Social Science Quarterly 97(5): 991–1004. doi:10.1111/ssqu.12237. (Impact Factor=1.204)