Dong WANG specializes in U.S.-China relations, modern and contemporary China, Chinese foreign relations, geoculture, geopolitics, and China and the world. She is a naturalized American citizen since 2006 and permanent German resident with bases in the Boston area, Mass., and Northwest Germany. Dr. Wang is collection editor of Asian Studies at Lived Places Publishing (New York and the UK), H-Diplo review editor, director of the Wellington Koo Institute for Modern China in World History (Germany and USA), distinguished professor of history at Shanghai University (2016-2022), a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, an elected Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. A recipient of fellowships respectively from the Pew Charitable Trusts (1993-98) and the European Institute for Chinese Studies Paris/L’Institut d’études avancées de Paris (2020-21) and director of a 2014-15 U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities program, she has been a research associate at the Fairbank Center of Harvard University since 2002. She conducts original research in Chinese, English, French, German, and Japanese while studying Russian and Turkish.
Books in English that she single-authored including bestsellers are: Tse Tsan Tai (1872-1938): An Australian-Cantonese in British Hong Kong (2023); Longmen’s Stone Buddhas and Cultural Heritage: When Antiquity Met Modernity in China (2020), The United States and China: A History from the Eighteenth Century to the Present (2013, winner of The American Library Association’s “Choice Top 25 Outstanding Academic Titles”; 2nd and rev. ed. 2021, an amazon bestseller 2022), Managing God’s Higher Learning: U.S.-China Cultural Encounter and Canton Christian College (Lingnan University), 1888-1952 (2007), and China’s Unequal Treaties: Narrating National History (2005, an amazon Germany bestseller 2013). Among other edited works, she edited “The United States, Asia, and the Pacific, 1815-1919,” which was published in The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) Guide: An Annotated Bibliography of American Foreign Relations since 1600 (2017, rev. ed. 2021).
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Dong Wang is collection editor of Asian Studies books at Lived Places Publishing (New York & the UK), H-Diplo review editor, incoming visiting fellow at Freie Universität Berlin, research associate at Harvard Fairbank Center (since 2002), a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, director of the Wellington Koo Institute for Modern China in World History (Germany & USA), and an elected Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. https://livedplacespublishing.com/page/asian-studies