Prof Zheng Wenjuan


PhD City University of New York, 2018

Wenjuan Zheng is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Social Science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Before joining HKUST, she worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. She holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center, and a MA at Columbia University. Her research interest lies in the intersection of civil society, organizational studies, and technology, focusing on contemporary China. In particular, her research examines organizational resilience in the global context of adversity. She is interested in how nonprofit organizations anticipate and respond to political adversity and market intervention. One of her recent works examines the unintended consequences of platform companies entering into the public sector.

Research Interests
• Organization
• Technology
• Civil Society
Courses Taught
SOSC 1850: Understanding Society