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Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Chancellor's Professor, History
School of Humanities

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1989, History


M.A., Harvard University, 1984, East Asian Studies


A.B., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1982, History

Email: jwassers@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine

Mail Code: 3275
Irvine, CA 92697


Research
Interests
China, Urban Culture, Protest, Gender, Globalization, Social Movements
   
Academic
Distinctions
Fulbright-Hays Fellowship;
Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellowship (Charlotte B. Newcombe award);
NEH Collaborative Project Fellowship;
Spencer Foundation Fellowships (National Academy of Education Post-Doc, small grants, etc.);
Luce Foundation Support;
ACLS Award
   
Research
Abstract
I am currently completing work on a book on the Boxer Uprising of 1900, which will place that pivotal event in Chinese and world history into global perspective.
   
Publications China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press, 2010 and 2013 editions, also out in Turkish, Korean and Chinese complex characters)
   
  Chinese Characters: Profiles of Fast-Changing Lives in a Fast-Changing Land, co-edited with Angilee Shah (University of California Press, 2012)
   
  Global Shanghai, 1850-2010 (Routledge, 2009)
   
  Student Protests in Twentieth-Century China: The View from Shanghai (Stanford University Press, 1991);
Popular Protest and Political Culture in Modern China, co-editor (Westview Press, 1992 and 1994 second edition);
Human Rights and Revolutions, co-editor (Rowman and Littlefield, 2000 and 2007 second edition);
The 20th Century: A Retrospective, co-author (Westview Press, 2000);
Chinese Femininities/Chinese Masculinities: A Reader, co-editor (University of California Press, 2002);
Twentieth-Century China: New Approaches, editor (Routledge, 2003);
China's Brave New World--And Other Tales for Global Times (Indiana University Press, forthcoming 2007)
   
Professional
Societies
American Historical Association
Association for Asian Studies
AAUP
   
   
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Last updated 10/22/2013