Currently, this department has 12 faculty members, including 11 professors , 2 associate professors and 1 lecturer. The educational background and research interests of the department faculty include both sociology and anthropology. The department faculty members have won various awards including the first group of Across Century Talent from the Ministry of Education, Changjiang Scholar, and Research Medals at the national and ministerial level, and others. In addition, this department also invites professors from other oversea and domestic institutions to teach courses.


Tsinghua Professors from other Disciplines 

Mao Qizhi             School of Architecture            urban planning

Yin Zhi                  School of Architecture            urban planning

Tan Zongbo        School of Architecture            urban planning

Zhang Jie            School of Architecture            urban planning

Bian Lanchun     School of Architecture            urban planning

Shao Lei              School of Architecture            urban planning

Peng Kaiping      Department of Psychology   culture and cognition


Joint Professors from other Institutions

Zheng Hangsheng China Renmin University     social theory

Li Peilin              CASS                     social theory, social stratification and mobility


Visiting Professors

Yang Dali              Department of Political Science, University of Chicago

Zhou Xueguang   Department of Sociology, Stanford University

Zhao Dingxin        Department of Sociology, University of Chicago

Michael Sobel      Department of Sociology, Columbia University

C. K. Lee               Department of Sociology, University of Michigan

Guang Lei            California State University, San Diego, Department of Political Science 


Postdoctoral Research Associates

Liu Jiayan             Ph.D. in Architecture, Tsinghua University       urban planning, community planning, social evaluation, urban development

Xu Jian                  Ph.D. in Law, China University of Political Science and Law government, law, housing policy

Pang Lijie             Ph.D. in Sociology, China Renmin University    medical sociology, social policy

Hu Yi                      Ph.D. in Political Science, Huazhong Normal University,        Chinese politics, medical policies, rural management and development