Wen Fan, PhD
PhD, Sociology
Associate Professor, Sociology
Boston College

Wen Fan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Boston College. She is also affiliated with the Sloan Research Network on Aging & Work. Her research focuses on the work, family, and well-being implications of alternative, new ways of working. She has three ongoing research projects. The first is an NSF project on continuities, changes, and disparities in the experiences of remote and hybrid work in the time of COVID-19 (with Phyllis Moen). The second is on the worker, organizational, and societal impacts of four day workweek trials that have been or are being fielded globally (with Juliet Schor and Orla Kelly). In a third project, she is a co-investigator studying the pandemic-precipitated social change and mental health impacts in China (funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research) (PI: Yue Qian).