Junrong Sheng studies gender and cultural dynamics in Chinese families. Specifically, she is interested in gender inequality and cultural logic in the division of domestic labor in Chinese households. Meanwhile, she investigates gender discourse over different historical periods in China in order to understand what historical reasons have contributed to gender inequality in the private sphere in contemporary China. She got her bachelor's degree in Sociology at Wuhan University (in China), and is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Sociology and an affiliated Ph.D. student at Kellogg Institute at the University of Notre Dame.

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