Jun Shan

Danville, California


Chinese culture


  • President of Csymbol.com and ArtChops, online guides to Chinese culture and characters
  • Covered Chinese culture for ThoughtCo for nine years 


Jun Shan, Ph.D., is a former writer for ThoughtCo. A native in China who now resides in the United States, Jun is the President of Csymbol.com, an online guide to Chinese culture and characters, and ArtChops, a Chinese stamp retailer. He covered Chinese culture and language for ThoughtCo for nine years.


 Jun Shan holds a Ph.D. in Physics. 

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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