Fei Yan

Associate Professor of Sociology, Tsinghua University


Fei Yan (严飞) is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Tsinghua University. He has received fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the Harvard-Yenching Institute at Harvard University, and The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University. His current work explores the sociological and political processes of group conflict, collaboration, and identity formation in the mid-twentieth century, as well as historiographical writing in modern China.

Research Interests: Historical sociology, political sociology; mass factionalism and collective violence; mobility and social inequality in contemporary China