Jonathan Unger

Professor Jonathan Unger

Professor, Political & Social Change Department


PhD (Sussex)

Contact details
+61 2 6125 4157
Room: 4.16
Building: Hedley Bull Building

Professor Jonathan Unger holds a PhD in Sociology, and his research interests include social stratification in China; rural Chinese social, political and economic change; urbanisation; workers and factory life; Chinese nationalism; and Cultural Revolution history. He has published fifteen books and more than eighty refereed papers, and he is one of the two co-editors of The China Journal, one of the world’s leading journals on modern China. Before becoming an academic he served in Asia as a foreign correspondent covering China. Since coming to ANU, he has spent seven months investigating poverty alleviation projects in rural China in behalf of AusAid and the Asia Development Bank.

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