Bo An


2023-24 An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow; PhD Yale University


Bo An holds a combined Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Literatures and Film and Media Studies from Yale University. Based on research into the history and theory of information technology in modern China, his dissertation examines the rise of computing in the People’s Republic of China between the 1940s and 1980s. An is currently investigating post-1980s applied computing and the longer global history of science behind it.  

Research Interests: History of technology, contemporary Chinese history, Media studies, Science and Technology Studies