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Central China Normal University

School of Sociology

152 Luoyu Road, Hongshan District

Wuhan, Hubei 430079


Research Interests

Comparative and historical analysis


Junpeng Li is a professor of sociology at the Central China Normal University and a China Public Policy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School. A historical and political sociologist, he has broad interests in contentious politics, culture, and knowledge. His current research examines ideological convergence and divergence in contemporary China.

Li holds a PhD from Columbia University and is the book review co-editor of Studies of Transition States and Societies. He has received awards from the International Sociological Association and the Society for the Study of Social Problems.


Winner, Sixth Worldwide Competition for Junior Sociologists