Welcome to my website! I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Harvard University. I am also affiliated with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard. I grew up in Taipei, Taiwan. Trained in both law and sociology, I hold a J.S.D. from Yale Law School and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Michigan. After graduating from Michigan in 2013, I was a Junior Fellow at the Society of Fellows at Harvard University between 2013 and 2016,
My research interests include political sociology, law & society, economic sociology, cultural sociology, urban sociology, political communication, Chinese studies, and science & technology studies. In my research, I draw on historical-comparative, qualitative, and quantitative methods.