Jing Jun


Jing Jun (Ph.D., Harvard), Professor of Anthropology and Ph.D. Advisor

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Professor Jing Jun is Associate Director of the Comprehensive AIDS Research Center at Tsinghua University and the Vice President of the International Federation of Anthropology and Ethnicity Studies. He was among the first group of Changjiang Scholar in humanities and social sciences at Tsinghua. He is the author of The Temple of Memories: History, Power, and Morality in a Chinese Village (Stanford, 1996). He is also the editor of Feeding China’s Little Emperors: Food, Children, and Social Change (Stanford,2000). His other publications have appeared in many international and Chinese-language journals. While at Tsinghua University, he has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses, including “Medical Sociology”, “Introduction to Anthropology”, “Chinese Society”, “AIDS and Social Change”, and “Social Policy Analysis.” Before coming to Tsinghua, Professor Jing taught at City University of New York from 1994 to 2001, first in the capacity of an Assistant Professor and then as a tenured Associate Professor.