Ming-sho Ho

National Taiwan University, Taiwan


Ming-sho Ho is professor in Department of Sociology, National Taiwan University. He researches social movements, labor and the environmental issues. His book publication includes Working Class Formation in Taiwan: Fractured Solidarity in State-Owned Enterprises (2014) and Challenging the Mandate of Heaven: Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement (2019).  He received Fulbright Grant (2004) and Harvard Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar Grant (2018). Currently he is in the editorial board of China Quarterly and Taiwanese Sociology, and in the associate editorial board of International Journal of Taiwan Studies

After his monograph on Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement, he is paying close attention to the 2019 anti-extradition campaign and its evolving consequences. At the same time, he has started a new research project to look at how civil society can promote energy transition by analyzing the community-based and grassroots-initiated renewable energy generation in Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan.