Prof. Dr. Pun Ngai

Prof. Pun Ngai obtained her Ph.D. in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She is currently Professor in the Department of Sociology, The University of Hong Kong. Pun Ngai was honored as the winner of the C. Wright Mills Award for her first book Made in China: Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace (2005) in August 2006, which has been translated into French, German, Italian and Polish. Her next representative work, Dying for iPhone: Foxconn and the Lives of Chinese Workers (co-authored with Jenny Chan and Mark Selden, 2015) has also been translated into German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish and Chinese. She is the sole author of Migrant Labor in China: Post Socialist Transformation (2016, Polity Press), editor of seven book volumes in Chinese and English, author or co-author of hundreds of journal articles and conference papers. She has published widely in leading international journals such as Current Sociology, Global Labor Journal, Work, Employment and Society, Organization, International Labor and Working-Class History, positions, Modern China, China Quarterly and China Journal, etc.