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Postdoctoral Fellows

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2013–2014

WANG, Yi, CCS Postdoctoral Fellow

Email: yiwang1@berkeley.edu

Appointment Dates 08/01/2013–07/31/2014

Home Institution University of Chicago

Field East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Research Topic Transforming the Frontier: Land, Commerce, and Chinese Colonization in Inner Mongolia, 1700–1911


2012–2013

Joshua Hill, CCS Postdoctoral Fellow

Email: joshuabhill@berkeley.edu

Appointment Dates 08/01/2012–07/31/2013

Home Institution Harvard University

Field History

Research Topic Voting as a Rite: Changing Ideas of Elections in Early 20th-century China


2010–2011

Mun Young Cho, CCS Postdoctoral Fellow

Appointment Dates 08/01/2010–02/15/2011

Home Institution Stanford University

Field Anthropology

Research Topic The Specter of "The People": Managing Urban Poverty in Northeast China


2009–2010

Jia-Chen Fu, CCS Postdoctoral Fellow

Appointment Dates 08/01/2009–07/31/2010

Home Institution Yale University

Field History

Research Topic Society's Laboratories: Biomedical Nutrition and the Making of the Medical Chinese Body, 1911–1949


2008–2009

Matthew Mosca, CCS Postdoctoral Fellow

Appointment Dates 08/01/2008–07/31/2009

Home Institution Harvard

Field History

Research Topic China's Rediscovery of India: Evolving Qing Geographic and Strategic Worldviews, 1760–1880



2007–2008

Haicheng Wang, CCS Postdoctoral Fellow

Appointment Dates 08/01/2007–07/31/2008

Home Institution Princeton

Field Art and Archaeology

Research Topic The History of Western Zhou Bell Music



2006–2007

Justin Zackey, CCS Postdoctoral Fellow

Appointment Dates 08/01/2006–07/31/2007

Home Institution UCLA

Field Geography

Research Topic Deforestation Discourses: Nature, Narratives and Policy in Northwest Yunnan Province, P.R.C.



2005–2006

Weihong Bao, Postdoctoral Fellow

Appointment Dates 08/01/2005–12/31/2006

Home Institution University of Chicago

Field Cinema and Media Studies

Research Topic Baptism By Fire: Spectatorship and Aesthetic Affect in Chinese Cinema from Shanghai to Chongqing


Xun Liu, Postdoctoral Fellow

Appointment Dates 8/1/05–7/31/2006

Home Institution Rutgers University

Field History

Research Topic Daoist Modern: Nationalism, Science, and Inner Alchemic Practice and Community in Early 20th Century China



2004–2005

Seunghyun Han, Postdoctoral Fellow

Appointment Dates 1/1/2005–7/31/2005

Home Institution Harvard University

Field History

Research Topic Reinventing Local Tradition: Politics, Culture and Identity in Early 19th Century Suzhou


Xiaojiang Hu, Postdoctoral Fellow

Appointment Dates 8/1/2004–7/31/2005

Home Institution Harvard University

Field Sociology

Research Topic The Little Shops of Lhasa: Migrant Businesses and Market Formation in a Transitional Economy


2003–2004

Terry Woronov, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution University of Chicago

Field Anthropology

Research Topic Constructing China's Future: Quality Children and National Development



Sarah Allen, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution Harvard University

Field East Asian Languages & Civilizations

Research Topic Tang Tales: Retold Stories and Recurrent Tropes


2002–2003

Kuang-chi Chang, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution University of Chicago

Field Sociology

Research Topic Relational Capital and Creation of Embeddedness



Jack Chen, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution University of Chicago

Field Comparative Literature

Research Topic The Poetics of Sovereignty: A Study of Tang Taizong


2001–2002

Eric Hutton, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution Stanford University

Field Philosophy

Research Topic Virtue and Reason in the Xunzi


Xin Gu, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution Leiden University

Field Political Science

Research Topic Rebuilding the Welfare State in Urban China: The Political Economy of State-imposed Institutional Change



2000–2001

Robert Culp, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution Bard College

Field History

Research Topic Schooling and the Social Body: Shaping Citizens in China's Lower Yangzi Region Schools, 1911–1937


Christian De Pee, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution Columbia University

Field East Asian Languages & Cultures

Research Topic Text as Practice: The Writing of Weddings in Early Modern China (Eighth through Fourteenth Centuries)


Stephen B. Hershler, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution University of Chicago

Field Political Science

Research Topic The Sources of State Power in Communist China: Ideology and Organization in a Socialist Market Economy


William Schaefer, Postdoctoral Fellow

Email schaefer@berkeley.edu

Home Institution University of Chicago

Field East Asian Languages & Civilizations

Research Topic Shanghai's Margins: Fragmented Images, Global Montage, and Modernism's Historical Geographies 1927–1937



1999–2000

Peter J. Carroll, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution Yale University

Field History

Research Topic Between Heaven and Modernity: the Late Qing and early Republican Reconstruction of Suzhou Urban Space


Yang Xiao, Postdoctoral Researcher

Home Institution New School University

Field Chinese Philosophy and Ethics

Research Topic Making Sense of Human Rights in China


Jeou-yi Aileen Yang, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution Academia Sinica

Field History

Research Topic The Muddle of Salt: The State and Merchants in Late Imperial China, 1644–1911



1998–1999

Hilde DeWeerdt, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution Harvard University

Field East Asian Languages

Research Topic Late Song Dynasty Civil Service Exam System


Teri Silvio, Postdoctoral Researcher

Home Institution University of Chicago

Field Anthropology

Research Topic Drag Drama/Folk Television: Local Opera and Identity in Taiwan


Susan Whiting, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution University of Washington

Field Political Science

Research Topic The Micro-Foundations of Institutional Change in Reform China: Property Rights and Revenue Extraction in the Rural Industrial Sector



1997–1998

Robert Ashmore, Postdoctoral Researcher

Email ashmore@berkeley.edu

Home Institution Harvard University

Field Chinese Literature


Yomi Braester, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution Yale University

Field Comparative Literature

Research Topic Modern Chinese Fiction and the Paradoxes of Enlightenment


Nicole Huang, Postdoctoral Researcher

Home Institution Harvard University

Field East Asian Languages

Research Topic Representing Women, War and Domesticity: Women's Cultural Practices in 1940s Shanghai


Sophie Volpp, Postdoctoral Researcher

Email volpp@berkeley.edu

Home Institution UC Davis

Field Chinese Literature/Culture

Research Topic The Male Queen: Simulation and Spectacle in Seventeenth-Century China


Qiong Zhang, Postdoctoral Researcher

Home Institution Harvard University

Research Topic Research Topic: Salvation through Western Learning? A Reinterpretation of the Jesuit Discourse in Early Modern China



1996–1997

Melissa Brown, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution National Science Foundation

Field Anthropology

Research Topic (De)Sinicization and Han-Minority Relations in China and Taiwan


Roger Hart, Postdoctoral Researcher

Home Institution Harvard University/UCLA

Field Chinese Studies

Research Topic Proof, Propaganda and Patronage: A Cultural History of the Dissemination of Western Studies in 17th C. China


Philip Kafalas, Postdoctoral Researcher

Home Institution Stanford University

Research Topic Nostalgia and the Reading of the Late Ming Essay: Zhang Dai's Tao'an Mengui



1995–1996

Qiu Jin, Postdoctoral Fellow

Home Institution University of Hawaii

Research Topic Extra-Institutional Factors in Chinese Politics