Jong-Ho Jeong is a Professor of China Area Studies at the Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University (SNU). He has served as the Dean for International Affairs at Seoul National University from December 2012 until July 2015 and as the Director of the SNU Institute for China Studies from September 2014 until August 2016. He has also served as a member of board of directors, Seoul National University Foundation. Professor Jeong graduated from Seoul National University with B.A. (1987) and M.A. (1990), received his Ph.D. (2000) in Anthropology from Yale University, and was a visiting scholar at Peking University, China and the Harvard-Yenching Institute, Harvard University. Professor Jeong is currently the President of the Korean Association for Contemporary Chinese Studies. His Ph. D dissertation and subsequent publications have focused on the restructuring state-society relations in contemporary urban China. He is currently writing a book on the restructuring state-society relations in post-Mao China based on his long-term fieldwork on Zhejiangcun, the largest migrant settlement in Beijing. His research interests include social change and social stratification, internal and international migration, social capital and native-place networks, the rise of China’s soft power, changing local identity and Chinese nationalism.
Chinese Society & Culture
China's Soft Power
Understanding East Asia
Current Issues in Chinese Society
Chinese Culture and Society
Topics in Area Studies
China's Business Culture
Ethnicity and Nationalism
2014, “Transplanted Wenzhou Model and Transnational Ethnic Economy,” Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 23, No. 86, March 2014, pp. 330-350.
2012 “Ethnoscapes, Mediascapes, and Ideoscapes: Socio-Cultural Relations Between South Korea and China," Journal of International and Area Studies, 19:2(December 2012), pp. 77-95.
2011 “From Illegal Migrant Settlements To Central Business And Residential Districts: Restructuring Of Urban Space In Beijing’s Migrant Enclaves," Habitat International, 35:3 (July 2011), pp. 508-513.
2008 “China's Soft Power: Discussions, Resources, and Prospects," (with Young Nam Cho), Asian Survey, 48:3 (May/June 2008), pp. 453-472.
2007 “Transcending Boundaries"(Book Review), The China Journal, Vol. 58(July 2007), pp. 132-133.
2002 “Shifting Central-Local Relations in Post-Reform China: Case Study of a Migrant Community in Beijing," Development and Society, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 23-51.
2016. "중국 공산당의 사영분야 당조직 건설 정책 변화: 지방정책과 중앙정책의 상호작용을 중심으로" (정종호,윤태희), 『국제지역연구』, 25권 4호, 2016 겨울, pp. 133-165.
2013. 9. 왕징모델(望京模式): 베이징 왕징 코리아타운의 형성과 분화, 『중국학연구』, 제65집, 2013, pp. 433-460.
2013. 3. 중국 지역발전모델의 회고와 전망: 삼대모델(三大模式)을 중심으로, 『중국학연구』, 제63집, 2013. 3월, pp. 239-266.