Jun (Philip) Fang is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology at Northwestern University, a Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, and a creative consultant for major film studios. As a sociologist of culture, globalization, and markets 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/ACLS, 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.