Jing Song is Assistant Professor in the Gender Studies program at Chinese University of Hong Kong. She was previously a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Sociology at Hong Kong Baptist University.
She received a BA and MA in Sociology from Peking University, and an MA (the Alden Speare, Jr. Memorial Award for the outstanding MA Thesis) and PhD in Sociology from Brown University. Her published papers include “Family and Market: Nonagricultural Employment in Rural China” (Chinese Journal of Sociology), “Moving Purchase and Sitting Purchase: Housing Reform and Transition to Homeownership in Beijing” (Housing Studies), “College Students’ Self-positioning and the Cell-phone Consumption” (Journal of Social Theory), and “Economic Reform and the Transformation of Village Public Authority” (Social Sciences in China). Her research has been supported by NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, the Graduate Program in Development (GPD) and The Beatrice and Joseph Feinberg Memorial fund.