Research interests: China defense and foreign policy; China maritime and aerospace technology development, history and current status; China energy, resources, and geostrategy; Sino-American relations and contemporary policy issues
Adrienne Fitzgerald earned her bachelor's degreein art history from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Before coming to Harvard, she taught English at Shaanxi Normal University in Xi'an, China. As staff assistant, she supports the Director, Associate Director, and the Center's many associates.
Research interests: neolithic China, neolithic ceramics, Majiayao, Taosi, Xia dynasty, Erlitou, Shang dynasty bronzes, Zhengzhou, Anyang, early Chinese jades, China and Eurasia ca. 2000 BCE, Qijia culture, the taotie and visual syntax
Research interests: Qing dynasty popular religious sects, state and religion, White Lotus sects, White Lotus uprising, Qing biography, "Prophets and Pretenders: Religious Sects and the State in mid-Qing China"