Sharon Zukin is professor emerita of sociology and of earth and environmental sciences at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center. She specializes in fine-grained analysis of the interaction between economic and cultural change, on the level of regions, cities, neighborhoods, and streets. Her books Loft Living, Landscapes of Power, The Cultures of Cities, and Naked City have been translated into Chinese, as has her most recent book, The Innovation Complex: Cities, Tech, and the New Economy, just published by Truth & Wisdom Press in Shanghai. Landscapes of Power won the C. Wright Mills Award of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, and Naked City won the Jane Jacobs Award for Urban Communication. With Philip Kasinitz and Xiangming Chen, she directed a multi-city study of globalization and gentrification on local shopping streets, Global Cities, Local Streets: Everyday Diversity from New York to Shanghai, also available in Chinese. She has been a visiting professor at Tongji University, the University of Amsterdam, and the University of Western Sydney, as well as a Broeklundian Professor at Brooklyn College.