Jin Feng is Professor of Chinese in the Department of Chinese and Japanese at Grinnell College.
She teaches all levels of Chinese language and on Chinese literature and cutlure. Specific classes include "Chinese Women: Past and Present," "Freedom and Authority: the Control of Reproduction," and "Chinese Food for Thought."
Jin Feng is the author of Romancing the Internet: Consuming and Producing Chinese Web Romance (Leidon and Boston: Brill, 2013), The Making of a Family Saga: Ginling College (SUNY Press, 2009), Chen Hengzhe's Early Autobiography (Anhui Education Publications, 2006), The New Woman in Early Twentieth-Century Chinese Fiction (Purdue University Press, 2004), and various scholarly articles.
She is currently researching and writing on Chinese culinary discourses and food nostalgia from the 6th to the 21first century.