Shuang L. Frost is a Ph.D. student in the anthropology department of Harvard University, studying social anthropology with a secondary field in Science, Technology, and Society. Her dissertation looks at the economic, political, and social impacts of the ride-sharing industry in contemporary urban China. Her broader research interests include digital technology, sharing economy, and corporate governance.
Prior coming to Harvard, Shuang earned her M.A. degree in sociocultural anthropology at Columbia University. In her master’s thesis, she investigated urban crowding, informal housing, and rural-urban migration in Shanghai, China. Shuang completed her B.A. at Shanghai International Studies University.
Shuang is currently a Desmond and Whitney Shum fellow of the Fairbank Center at Harvard University and an Adam Smith fellow of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.
She is conducting fieldwork in China during the 2017-2018 academic year.