May 2, 2023

Chyng-Feng Sun Recognized with the Inaugural 2022-2023 Ed Kleinert Faculty Service Award

Chyng-Feng Sun, Clinical Professor of Media Studies at the Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies, has been honored as the recipient of the inaugural 2022-2023 Edward L. Kleinert Faculty Service Award. This prestigious accolade, established in 2022 to pay homage to Clinical Associate Professor Edward L. Kleinert, commends Dr. Sun for her exceptional dedication and exemplary service to SPS and NYU.

Beyond academia, Dr. Sun is an award-winning children's book author with a specific focus on the Disney Company, showcasing extensive research on animated films and audience reception. Notably, she is a documentary filmmaker, having produced and directed impactful films such as "Mickey Mouse Monopoly: Disney, Childhood and Corporate Power" and "The Price of Pleasure: Pornography, Sexualities and Relationships."

The recognition bestowed upon Dr. Sun underscores her commitment to service that transcends the ordinary. Embodying the spirit of Edward L. Kleinert, she prioritizes not only her students but also her colleagues, SPS, and New York University at large. Dr. Sun's dedication sets a high standard for service excellence, making her a notable figure within the School of Professional Studies and the broader academic community.

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