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Visiting Scholars
Peter Braden

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University of California, San Diego, Ph.D.

Peter Braden

Peter Braden 何樹斌

University of California, San Diego, Ph.D.

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 transformationsRead More

Yi-Yang Cheng

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University of California, Santa Barbara, Ph.D. Candidate

Yi-Yang Cheng

Yi-Yang Cheng 鄭奕揚

University of California, Santa Barbara, Ph.D. Candidate

Yi-Yang Cheng is a Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research focuses on the Austronesian languages of Taiwan (also known as Formosan languages). His current project examines voice constructions in Kanakanavu, a critically endangeredRead More

Cui Yuming

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Associate Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen

Cui Yuming

Yuming Cui 崔玉明

Associate Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen

Yuming Cui is Associate Professor at Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen. His research focuses on Chinese economy, particularly about China's engagement with global governance reform. At Fairbank Center, he will continue research in this topic and offer analysis on whatRead More

Du Heng

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University of Arizona, Assistant Professor

Du Heng

Heng Du 杜恆

University of Arizona, Assistant Professor

Years of Affiliation: Graduate Student Associate 2016-2018, Visiting Scholar 2020-2021

Heng Du is an Assistant Professor in the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona. She is a book historian specializing in the study of Early China. AtRead More

Peijun Duan

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Visiting Scholar

Peijun Duan

Peijun Duan 段培君

Visiting Scholar

Peijun Duan is an academic leader on Strategy and the Philosophy of Strategy, and is a senior professor and director of the Strategy Research Section at China’s Central Party School. His research is divided between the US and China, dedicatingRead More

Andrew Erickson

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U.S. Naval War College, Professor of Strategy

Andrew Erickson

Andrew S. Erickson 艾立信

U.S. Naval War College, Professor of Strategy

Dr. Andrew S. Erickson is a Professor of Strategy in the U.S. Naval War College (NWC)’s China Maritime Studies Institute and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He testifies periodically before Congress and briefs leading officials, including the SecretaryRead More

Xiaotong Feng

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Ph.D. Candidate, Communication University of China

Xiaotong Feng

Xiaotong Feng 冯小桐

Ph.D. Candidate, Communication University of China

Xiaotong Feng is a Ph.D. Candidate from the Communication University of China. His research focuses on the rural history of modern China, specifically how the Chinese people acted as agents of their own history. At Fairbank Center, he will beRead More

Zhanjun Gao

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Department of Economics, Harvard University Visiting Scholar

Zhanjun Gao

Zhanjun Gao 高占军

Department of Economics, Harvard University Visiting Scholar

Zhanjun Gao was a visiting scholar in the Department of Economics during 2019-2020 academic year. This year, he will be joining Fairbank Center to further his research in China’s economic policies. Specially, he aims to address China’s financial stability issue.Read More

Lucy Hornby

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Independent Scholar

Lucy Hornby

Lucy Hornby 韩碧如

Independent Scholar

Lucy Hornby is an award-winning foreign correspondent, reporting from Asia for many years for the Financial Times, Reuters and Dow Jones. She was a 2020 fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. At the Fairbank Center, she willRead More

Poyao Huang

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University of California, San Diego, Ph.D.

Poyao Huang

Poyao Huang 黃柏堯

University of California, San Diego, Ph.D.

Poyao Huang received his Ph.D. in Communication and Science Studies from University of California, San Diego. His research focuses on the contemporary gay man’s sexual health and embodied engagement with medicine in the inter-Asian context.

Research interests: STS (intersection of scienceRead More

Hai Jin

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Fudan University, Ph.D. Candidate

Hai Jin

Hai Jin 金海

Fudan University, Ph.D. Candidate

Hai Jin is a Ph.D. Candidate from Fudan University. His research focuses on how contact between Chinese Buddhists and Europeans, Americans, and Tibetan and Theravadin Buddhists shaped twentieth-century Chinese Buddhism.

Research interests: Chinese Buddhism with a focus on Buddhist education and globalization

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Nurlan Kenzheakhmet

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Independent Scholar

Nurlan Kenzheakhmet

Nurlan Kenzheakhmet 努尔兰·肯加哈买提

Independent Scholar

Nurlan Kenzheakhmet is an Independent Scholar. His research focuses on archaeology and history of Central Asia. At Fairbank Center, he will be working on European-Chinese imperial maps and gazetteers related to the Qazaq Khanate and its adjacent regions in 17thRead More

Seong-Hyon Lee

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Sejong Institute, Center for Chinese Studies, Director

Seong-Hyon Lee

Seong-Hyon Lee 李成賢

Sejong Institute, Center for Chinese Studies, Director

Seong-hyon Lee received his Ph.D. from Tsinghua University. He is the Director at the Center for Chinese Studies at the Sejong Institute in Seoul, South Korea. His research focuses on contemporary relations between China and South Korea.

Research interests: contemporary China-South KoreaRead More

Qingcheng Li

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Sichuan Normal University, Associate Professor 

Qingcheng Li

Qingcheng Li 李庆成

Sichuan Normal University, Associate Professor 

Qingcheng Li is Associate Professor at School of History and Tourism in Sichuan Normal University. His research focuses on U.S.-China relations and U.S.-Taiwan relations during the cold war period, in particular the interaction between Washington., Beijing, and Taipei during 1970s.   

Research interests: U.S.-China relations; U.S.-Taiwan relations; war history; diplomatic policy 

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Xiaoxuan Li

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Harvard University, Ph.D.

Xiaoxuan Li

Xiaoxuan Li 李曉軒

Harvard University, Ph.D.

Years of Affiliation: Graduate Student Associate from 2019-2020; Visiting Scholar from 2020-2021

Xiaoxuan Li holds a Ph.D. from Harvard’s Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations. Her dissertation is entitled “The Fallible Body in Early Medieval China.” At Fairbank Center, sheRead More

Yi-fang Liao

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Academia Sinica, Associate Research Fellow

Yi-fang Liao

Yi-fang Liao 廖宜方

Academia Sinica, Associate Research Fellow

Yi-fang Liao is Associate Research Fellow at the Institute of History and Philology in Academia Sinica. His latest book examines the formation of emperor worship in imperial China.

Research interests: intellectual history of East Asia

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Lin Lei

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Assistant Professor, Duke Kunshan University

Lin Lei

Lei Lin 林蕾

Assistant Professor, Duke Kunshan University

Lei Lin is Assistant Professor at Duke Kunshan University. Her research examines the position of the trans-Himalayan region in global history through a framework of comparative imperialism. She is currently completing her first book project, “The Limits of Empire: TheRead More

Yi-Tang Lin

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Swiss National Science Foundation Post-doctoral fellow, University of Geneva

Yi-Tang Lin

Yi-Tang Lin 林意唐

Swiss National Science Foundation Post-doctoral fellow, University of Geneva

Yi-Tang Lin is a post-doctoral fellow of modern Chinese history. Her research focuses on international organizations’ activities in China during the 20th century. At the Fairbank Center, she will be working on the project “The Rockefeller Foundation’s Chinese Biology FellowsRead More

Cheng-Heng Lu

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Emory University

Cheng-Heng Lu

Cheng-Heng Lu 盧正恆

Emory University

Cheng-Heng Lu is pursuing his Ph.D. in the Department of History at Emory University. For the 2019-20 academic year he will be a Hou Family Fellow at the Fairbank Center, where he will work on a project entitled “The ArtRead More

Kevin Luo

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University of Toronto, Ph.D.

Kevin Luo

Kevin Luo 羅巍

University of Toronto, Ph.D.

University of Toronto, Ph.D.
Kevin Luo received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. His research focuses on large state-building led by authoritarian regimes and their legacies on authoritarian institutions, with an emphasis on Taiwan, China, and East Asia.

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