Jun Lu



Jun Lu is an adjunct faculty in sociology at Sinclair Community College in Ohio. She received her Ph.D. degree from the Department of Sociology at Purdue University in 2019. Her dissertation research focuses on the representation of religion and atheism in official and commercialized media in post-reform China. 

Research Interests

  • Intersection of religion, media, and the authoritarian state
  • Religion and subjective well-being 
  • Mental health
  • Culture
  • Science and Technology 
  • Globalization
  • China and the Chinese diaspora 
  • East Asia  
Columbia Affiliations
China Center for Social Policy