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Jun (Philip) Fang is incoming visiting assistant professor of sociology at Colby College. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from Northwestern University in July 2021. As a cultural sociologist studying China’s engagement with the West, he broadly addresses how the contrasting forces of nationalism and globalization shape processes of creative production. His research has been published in Poetics, Qualitative Sociology, and SAGE Research Methods Foundations, among others, and has won fellowships from the Mellon Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies, the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, and the University of Chicago Ethnography Incubator. Previously, he taught in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of William & Mary and wrote culture columns for the China editions of The New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Caixin Global.​

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Jun Fang & Gary Alan Fine

Qualitative Sociology, 2020

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Gary Alan Fine & Jun Fang

SAGE Research Methods Foundations, 2019


Jun Fang

Sociological Studies, 2018


Arts and Culture in East Asia: Creative Practices and Their Marketization in a Global Perspective

Special Issue of Journal of Chinese Sociology


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1810 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60208
Department of Sociology, Northwestern University

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