In 2007-2008 she was Fulbright visiting scholar at Mississippi Valley State University, and in 2014-2015 visiting scholar at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. She is a certified Standard Chinese Test Examiner at China Language Test Center (Shanghai). Her research interests focus on law, literature and legal history.
Sun, Y. (2015). Britain and Western Africa ［殖民与后殖民时期英国与英属西非各国之间的关系]. In Cao & Deming (Eds.), EU and Africa from Historical and Cultural Perspectives（pp. 160-168). Shanghai: Shanghai Foreign Education Press.
Sun, Y. (2015). Judicial realism and William Brown’s Clotel. English and American Literary Studies (英美文学论丛), 252-263.
Sun, Y. (2015). Afanti and his family series (Translated, 4 books). Shanghai: Shanghai Foreign Education Press.
Sun, Y. (2015 ) Afanti and Little Donkey Series (Authored, 3 books). Sudan: Fudan University Press.
Sun, Y. (2014). Little Cricket Gery series (Translated, 12 books). China Technology Press.
Sun, Y. (2008). Southern American culture series [美国南方文化]. Teach Yourself English［英语自学], Issues 7-12, pp. 19-21; 18-19; 20-21; 17-18; 20-21; 17-19.