Associate Professor of SociologyEducation: Ph.D., University of Illinois-Chicago, 2005
Office: Ferguson Hall, Social Sciences Bldg., Rm 205
Quantitative Methodology; Urban Sociology; Globalization; Contemporary China
Sun, J. 2008 Global Connectivity and Local Transformation. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.
Chapter/Article in Book
Sun, Jiaming, and Xiangming Chen. 2009. “Fast foods and brand clothes in Shanghai: How and why do locals consume globally?” Chapter 11 in Shanghai Rising: State Power and Local Transformations in a Global Megacity.MN: University of Minnesota Press.
Sun, Jiaming. 2011. “Spatial differentiation and global oriented consumption.” Spaces and Flows: An International Journal of Urban and Extra Urban Studies 1(1):171-184.
Sun, Jiaming. and Xun Wang. 2010. “Value differences between generations in China: A study in Shanghai.” Journal of Youth Studies 13(1):65-81.
Recent Courses Taught-Undergraduate:Social Class, Wealth & Power
Urban Sociology & Anthropology
Global Social Issues
Sociology of the Internet
Recent Courses Taught-Graduate:Logic and Method of Social Inquiry
Data Analysis in Social Research
Awards and Recognition:
- Provost Award for Research and Creative Activities, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2011.
- Teaching Excellence Award from Texas A&M University System, 2010.
- Teaching Excellence Award from Texas A&M University System, 2009.
- Junior Faculty Research Award, Texas A&M University-Commerce. 2008.