Shengwei Sun

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Maryland


Shengwei Sun is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the University of Maryland College Park.

Her research investigates gender and class inequality in work and family dynamics in both China and the United States. She is particularly interested in understanding the changes in gender equality during China's post-socialist market reform.

Her prior work has focused on the changing gender discourse by mainstream media in urban China.

Featured Work

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FEB 16, 2016 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Commentary: Reprivatized Womanhood: Changing Gender Discourse in Contemporary Urban China

Urban Chinese women face mounting challenges in the contemporary era of "reprivatized womanhood." But it was not always that way.