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Chuncheng Liu


Communication Studies


  • Ph.D., Sociology and Science Studies, UC San Diego

Chuncheng Liu will join Northeastern in Fall 2024 as an Assistant Professor in Communication Studies, with a joint appointment in Sociology & Anthropology (CSSH). He works in the area of AI & Social Justice.

Chuncheng Liu holds a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology and Science at the University of California San Diego and is a postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft Research New England Social Media Collective. He works on topics at the intersection of science and technology studies (STS), political sociology, economic sociology, and critical data studies, with broad interests in classifications, states, and sociotechnical systems. He has studied the politics of Chinese social credit systems, contact tracing apps, and global health institutions.

His research has been supported by the American Sociological Association, Association for Asian Studies, Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy, and Surveillance Studies Network among others. His work has been published in leading sociology and STS journals such as Big Data & Society, International Sociology, Social Science & Medicine, and Science, Technology & Human Values.