LU Yunfeng

Prof. Dr. LU Yunfeng 卢云峰

Associate Professor of Sociology, Center for the Study of Chinese Religion and Society, Peking University

lu yunfengLU Yunfeng is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Executive Director of Center for the Study of Chinese Religion and Society at Peking University. Dr. LU’s current work is focused on four areas: (a) the governance of religion in China, (b) new religious movements in contemporary China, (c) the role of religion in public sphere, (d) Urbanization and religion.

Dr. LU is a graduate in sociology of Nanjing University (B. A., 1998, M. Phil. 2001) and City University of Hong Kong (Ph.D, 2005). He also serves as a non-resident research fellow of Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion where he spent two years (2005,2006) as a post-doc researcher.


  • The Transformation of Yiguan Dao in Taiwan: Adapting to a Changing Religious Economy, Lexington Books, 2008.
  • His articles have appeared in The Sociological Quarterly, Sociology of Religion: A Quarterly Review, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Sciences in China