East Asian Digital Humanities and Social Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow
Nick Kapur received his PhD in Japanese history from Harvard in 2011 with a dissertation on "The 1960 US-Japan Security Treaty Crisis and the Origins of Contemporary Japan." He will be supporting the digital scholarship projects of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and is based in the H.C. Fung Library. He is project manager of the Digital Archive of Japan's 2011 Disasters.
Kevin “Casey” Schoenberger completed his PhD in pre-modern Chinese literature at Yale University in 2013. His dissertation is on “Resonant Readings: Musicality in Early Modern Chinese Adaptations of Traditional Poetic Forms.” He will be working on a monograph on the musical aspects of early modern Chinese drama and poetry for singing.
Mareike Ohlberg received her PhD in Chinese studies from the University of Heidelberg in 2013. Her dissertation, which she is preparing for publication as a book, is titled “Creating a Favorable International Public Opinion Environment: External Propaganda (duiwai xuanchuan) as a Global Concept with Chinese Characteristics.”
Mark Dallas is assistant professor of political science and Asian studies at Union College, New York. He received his PhD in political science from the University of California at Berkeley in 2010. His book project examines the influence of the fragmentation of global production and regional production networks on development in China through a close historical examination of particular industries.
Ph.D. 2013, University of Toronto, Political Science Alanna Krolikowski will revise her PhD dissertation “China and the United States in Civil-Commercial Air and Space: Specialist Cultures and International Order in High-Technology Sectors” for publication. Through analysis of civil-commercial aircraft manufacturing and civil-commercial space, she explores why some Chinese high-technology sectors are trans-nationally integrated while others are sites of interstate competition.