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Neil Gong

Assistant Professor

Neil Gong is assistant professor of sociology at UC San Diego, where he researches psychiatric services, homelessness, and liberal social order. His book on inequality in mental health care, Sons, Daughters, and Sidewalk Psychotics, will be published by UChicago Press in March, 2024. Gong is also co-editor of Beyond the Case, a book on comparative ethnographic methods (Oxford 2020, with Corey Abramson).

His academic articles have appeared in journals like American Sociological Review, Theory and Society, and Social Problems. Gong’s public commentary can be found in venues like the Washington Post, the Atlantic, and the LA Review of Books. See for more details.