Junpeng Li received his Ph.D. in sociology from Columbia University in 2017 and is a China Public Policy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Ash Center. He has broad interests in political sociology, historical sociology, and the sociology of knowledge. His dissertation examines the social forces that have shaped the political attitudes of intellectuals in post-Mao China. He has received awards from the International Sociological Association and the Society for the Study of Social Problems. His website is www.junpengli.com.