Professor of History at Shanghai University

Dong Wang

Dr. Dong WANG is distinguished professor of history at Shanghai University and research associate at the Fairbank Center of Harvard University. Her academic career as full professor spans the United States, China (including Lingnan University in Hong Kong and Peking University), and Europe (Finland and Germany). A recipient of a 2014-15 U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities grant, Dr. Wang is also president of the Historical Society for Twentieth Century China (U.S.), while serving on the editorial board ofAmerican Foreign Relations Since 1600 (U.S.), the Journal of American-East Asian Relations (Netherlands), China Information (Britain), Twentieth-Century China (U.S. and Britain) and the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs (Germany). She is the author of the award-winning The United States and China: A History from the Eighteenth Century to the Present (2013), 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).