Jun is a practice-oriented researcher and an academically trained practitioner. In his role as Research Manager at Halcyon, Jun is mainly responsible for designing and producing the Social Enterprise Ecosystems Report (SEER), the first-of-its-kind study measuring the strength of social enterprise ecosystems across the United States. He also leads the research and writing for the Halcyon Dialogue series.
Prior to joining the Halcyon team, Jun was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University, where he conducted research on how to scale social impact. Jun developed an ecosystem framework based on extensive literature review, and applied this framework to conduct case studies.
Jun Han holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from University of Oxford, and a Master’s in Sociology from Peking University. His research has appeared in leading journals, including VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Chinese Sociological Review, China Review, Chinese Public Administration Review, among others.
Jun was a Summer Doctoral Fellow at University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Social Impact Strategy in 2016, and a Research Analyst at University of Oxford’s Skoll Center for Social Entrepreneurship in 2014. Jun participated in Skoll Word Forum in 2013 and 2016.
Outside of his work, Jun enjoys hiking, travelling, and exploring restaurants and food.