Sharon Wesoky

Professional Title



Chinese Politics, Chinese Society, Women and Gender in China


B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University.

Sharon Wesoky is an expert on Chinese politics, transnationalism, and gender politics and society. Current research interests include Chinese feminist thought in the context of Chinese intellectual criticism; contemporary Chinese political satire; rural Chinese women’s organizations; Marxism and Buddhism as alternative modernities; and theoretical perspectives on alternative modernities in China.