Jing Jun

  Professor Jing Jun received his Ph.D. in anthropology at Harvard University in 1994. He taught in New York City for 6 six years and became tenured at the City University of New York in 2001. Since then, he has been teaching medical anthropology and public health at Tsinghua University. He received a Yangtze Scholar Award in 2005 from the Chinese Ministry of Education. His research interests have covered HIV, environmental health, suicide, and efficient use of scarce medical resources. His writings have appeared in Science, Lancet, American Ethnologist, and Critique of Anthropology. He has authored The Temple of Memories: History, Power, and Morality in a Chinese Village (Stanford U Press, 1996) and edited Feeding China’s Little Emperors: Food, Children, and Social Change (Stanford U Press, 2000) as well as HIV in China: Understanding the Social Aspects of the Epidemic (UNSW Press, 2013). He is currently serving as a vice of the Chinese Anthropological Society.