• University of California, San Diego, Ph.D.

University of California, San Diego, Ph.D.

Years of Affiliation: An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow from 2020-2021

Peter Braden received his Ph.D. in History (Modern China) from University of California, San Diego. His dissertation “Serve the People: Bovine Experiences in China’s Civil War and Revolution, 1935-1961” examines how cattle, water buffalo, and yaks experienced the profound transformations in Chinese society during mid-20th century.

Research interests: environmental history; economic development

Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies