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Jun (Philip) Fang is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Colby College. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from Northwestern University. As a cultural sociologist studying China’s engagement with the West, he broadly addresses how contrasting forces of nationalism and globalization shape processes of creative production. His book project, titled When China Meets Hollywood: Global Collaboration and State Intervention in a Creative Industry, is an ethnography of how Chinese and Hollywood studios co-produce films, exploring the interplay of culture, markets, and politics. His research has been published in Poetics and Qualitative Sociology, among other journals, and has won fellowships from the Mellon Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies. Previously, he taught at the College of William & Mary and wrote columns for the China editions of The New York Times and Bloomberg Businessweek.

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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

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Arts and Culture in East Asia

Special Issue of Journal of Chinese Sociology


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4000 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901
Department of Sociology, Colby College

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