单富良

单富良(Patrick Fuliang SHAN)

Work Address

Department of History

Grand Valley State University

Allendale, MI 49401

Telephone: 616-331-8504 (office)

Email: shanp@gvsu.edu

Education

1998-2003 PhD, McMaster University (History)

1997-1998 MA, McMaster University (History)

1985-1988 MA, Liaoning University, Shenyang, China (History)

1978-1982 BA, Henan University, Kaifeng, China (History)

Employment

2016- Professor, Grand Valley State University

2009-2015 Associate Professor, Grand Valley State University

2003-2008 Assistant Professor, Grand Valley State University

2002- 2003 Visiting Professor, Grand Valley State University

Summer 2000 Sessional Lecturer, McMaster University

1997-2002 Teaching Assistant for several history courses, McMaster U.

1994-1997 Adjunct Professor, Saint Augustine’s College, NC

1992-1994 Visiting Lecturer, North Carolina State University, NC

1988-1992 Faculty, Liaoning University, Shenyang, China

Courses Taught:

Undergraduate

Christianity in China (HST 495 or CHS 495)

Modern Chinese History (HST 333)

East Asia to 1800 (HST 240 or 340)

East Asia since 1800 (HST 241 or 341)

China and the West (HST 210)

History of East Asian Religions (HST 342)

World History to 1500 (HST 203)

World History since 1500 (HST 204)

World Civilizations (HST 101)

Graduate:

State and Society of Modern China (HST 680)

Publications (in English):

Books:

Yuan Shikai: A Reappraisal (The University of British Columbia Press, 2018, ISBN: 978-0-7748-3778-1) (The 2018 CHUS Academic Excellence Award);

Taming China’s Wilderness: Immigration, Settlement and the Shaping of the Heilongjiang Frontier Society, 1900-1931, (Ashgate Publishers, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-4094-6389-4) (The 2015 ACPSS Book Award)。

Articles or book chapters:

“Unveiling China’s Relinquished Marital Mode: A Study of Yuan Shikai’s Polygamous Household,” Frontiers of History in China, (forthcoming 2019);

“Accountability, Supervision, and Penalty: Yuan Shikai as a Watchdog in Managing Government Officials,” Corruption and Anti-Corruption in Modern China, (Rowman Littlefield and Lexington, 2019), pp. 43-70;

“Chen Yonggui Revisited: Intriguing Figure, Diverse Identities, and Maoist Regimentation,” American Journal of Chinese Studies, (Vol. 25, no. 1, April 2018), pp. 31-46;

“Hero, Heroism, and Hero-worship: An Analysis of the Chinese Collective Memory of Yang Jingyu,” American Review of China Studies, (Vol. 18, no. 2, Fall 2017), pp. 43-65;

“Demolition or preservation? China’s Dilemma in Urban Heritage Protection,” in Xiaobing Li and Xiansheng Tian (eds.), Urbanization and Party Survival: People vs. Party, Rowman & Littlefield and Lexington Books, 2017, pp. 165-193;

“Elastic Self-consciousness and the reshaping of Manchu Identity,” in Xiaobing Li, Patrick Fuliang Shan (eds.), Ethnic China: Identity, Assimilation and Resistance, Lexington and Rowman & Littlefield, 2015, pp. 39-59;

“Old Faith for the New Millennium: Religions and the Chinese Civilization in the 21st Century,” in Andrew Targowski and Bernard Han (eds.), Chinese Civilization in the 21st Century, New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2014, pp. 45-64;

“Local Revolution, Grassroots Mobilization and Wartime Power Shift to the Rise of Communism,”in Xiaobing Li (ed.), Evolution of Power: China’s Struggle, Survival, and Success, Lexington and Rowman & Littlefield, 2013, pp. 3-25;

“Demythologizing Politicized Myths: A New Interpretation of the Seven Gentlemen Incident,” Frontiers of History in China, (vol. 8, no. 1, Spring 2013), pp. 51-77;

“The Zhugou Way: Local Revolution, Regional Mobilization and Communist Wartime Growth,” American Review of China Studies, Spring 2012, pp. 93-113;

“Frontier History in China: A Scholarly Dialogue across the Pacific Ocean,” with Ma Dazheng, The Chinese Historical Review, (Vol. 19, No.1, May 2012), pp. 65-78;

“Becoming Loyal: General Xu Shiyou and Maoist Regimentation,” American Journal of Chinese Studies, Fall 2011, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 333-350;

“Triumph after Catastrophe: Church, State and Society in Post-Boxer China, 1900-1937,” Peace and Conflict Studies, Fall 2009, vol.16, no.2, pp. 33-50;

“‘A Proud and Creative Jewish Community:’ The Harbin Diaspora, Jewish Memory and Sino- Israeli Relations,” American Review of China Studies, Fall 2008, pp. 15-29;

“What was the ‘Sphere of Influence’? A Study of Chinese Resistance to the Russian Empire in North Manchuria, 1900-1917,” The Chinese Historical Review, Fall 2006, vol.13, no.2, pp. 271-291;

“Ethnicity, Nationalism and Race Relations: The Chinese Treatment of the Solon Tribes in Heilongjiang Frontier Society, 1900-1931,” Asian Ethnicity, June 2006, pp. 183-193;

“Insecurity, Outlawry and Social Order: Banditry in China’s Heilongjiang Frontier Region, 1900-1931,” Journal of Social History, Fall 2006, pp. 25-54;

“From Warriors to Farmers: The Changing Social Status of Manchu and Mongol Bannermen on the Heilongjiang Frontier, 1905-1931,” American Journal of Chinese Studies, October 2005, pp. 243-258;

“A City That Emerged from the Northern Wilderness: Business and Harbin, 1898-1931,” Fall 2005, Chinese Business History (Cornell University), pp. 7-9;

“Frontier or Not: The Chinese Revolution and the Heilongjiang Frontier,” American Review of China Studies, Fall 2003, pp. 31-37;

“A Tribute to the Man Behind the Flying Tigers: The Changing Chinese Images of General Chennault,” The News Star (August 11, 2002)。

Encyclopedic articles:

“Wang Jingwei,” in Kerry Brown (ed.), Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography, Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing, 2014, pp. 1362-1374;

“Xu Shiyou,” in Song Yuwu (ed.), A Biographical Dictionary of the People’s Republic of China, North Carolina and London: McFarland & Company, 2013, pp. 352-354;

“American Volunteer Group,” “Banner System,” “Damansky Island,” “Manchuria,” and “Manchus,” in Xiaobing Li (ed.), Encyclopedia of Chinese Military History, ABC-CLIO/ Greenwood/Praeger Publishing, 2012, pp.2-3, pp.18-20, pp.100-102, pp.255-257, pp.257-258;

“The Flying Tigers,” in Huping Ling and Allan W. Austin, eds., Asian American History and Culture: An Encyclopedia, M.E. Sharpe, 2009;

“The An Lushan Rebellion,” in ABC-CLIO Encyclopedia of World History;

“China and the Vietnam War,” “Mao Zedong,” “Islam in China,” “Jews in China,” “Religions and Religious Freedom in China,” each approximately 2,000 words, in China Today: an Encyclopedia of Daily Life in the People’s Republic, Greenwood Press, 2005.

Choice Reviews:

Elizabeth Koll, Railroads and the Transformation of China, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019, (forthcoming);

Emily Baum, The Invention of Madness: State, Society, and the Insane in Modern China, Chicago; University of Chicago Press, 2018; Choice, Vol. 56, Issue 8, April 2019;

Jennifer Rudolph and Michael Szonyi, The China Questions: Critical Insights into a Rising Power, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018; Choice, Vol. 55, No. 10, June 2018;

Robert Bickers, Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western Domination, (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press); Choice, Vol. 55, No. 6, February 2018;

Maggie Clinton, Revolutionary Nativism: Fascism and Culture in China, 1925-1937, Duke University Press, 2017. Choice, Vol. 55, No. 1, September 2017.

Book Reviews:

Yun Xia, Down with the Traitors: Justine and Nationalism in Wartime China, Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017; (China Review International, forthcoming);

Qin Jun, Li Xuefeng, Nanyang huizhan: Zhongguo dui Ri zuihou yizhan [The Nanyang Campaign: China’s Last Battle against Japan], (Beijing: Renmin Chubanshe, 2016), China Review International, (Vol. 23, No. 2, 2016 but published on September 10, 2018), pp. 278-281;

Anson H. Laytner and Jordan Paper (eds), The Chinese Jews of Kaifeng: A Millennium of Adaptation and Endurance, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017; Journal of Global South Studies (Fall 2018), pp. 436-437;

Zhang Suhua, Bianju: Qiqianren dahui shimo: yijiuliu’er nian yiyue shiyiri – eryue qiri [The Situation Changes: A History of the Conference of the Seven Thousands – From January 11 to February 7, 1962], Beijing: Zhongguo Qingnian Chubanshe, 2012. China Review International, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2015 (published in April 2017), pp. 86-89;

Peimin Ni, Confucius: the Man and the Way of Gongfu, (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016), American Journal of Chinese Studies, (Vol. 24, No. 1, April 2017), pp. 57-59;

Victor Cunrui Xiong, Heavenly Khan: A Biography of Emperor Tang Taizong (Li Shimin), (Taipei: Airiti Press Inc., 2014)。 Journal of Asian Politics and History, (No. 8, Spring 2016), pp. 86-87;

Morris Rossabi, A History of China, (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014); (China Review International, (Vol. 21, no. 1, Spring 2014), pp. 71-73;

Du Jianhui, Zhu cun lu: Zhongguo beifang xiangcun kaocha baogao [Recording My Residence in a Village: An Investigation Report of the Rural Life in North China], (Kaifeng: Henan University Press, 2009, 2010, and 2011), China Review International, (Vol. 20, Nos. 3& 4, 2013), published in May 2016), pp. 302-304;

Liu Yilin, Meiguo meng, Zhongguo hun: yige gongheguo tonglingren de jingli [The American dream and the Chinese soul: an Odyssey of a Coeval of the Republic], (Beijing: Shijiezhishi Chubanshe, 2015), American Review of China Studies, (vol. 16, no. 1, Spring 2015), pp. 94-96;

Shuhua Fan, The Harvard-Yenching Institute and Cultural Engineering: Remaking the Humanities in China, 1924-1951, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2014; Frontiers of History in China (vol. 10, no. 1, 2015), pp. 171-174;

David J. Lorenzo, Conceptions of Chinese Democracy: Reading Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek, and Chiang Ching-kuo, Baltimore, MD: The University of John Hopkins Press, 2013; American Journal of Chinese Studies, (vol. 21, no. 2, Oct. 2014), pp. 235-237;

Dong Wang, The United States and China: A History from the Eighteenth Century to the Present, owman Littlefield Publishers, Inc., American Review of China Studies Fall 2013, pp. 79-81;

Qiang Fang, Chinese Complaint System: Natural Resistance, London and New York: Routledge, 2013; Journal of Asian Politics and History, Fall 2013, pp. 129-131;

Vincent Goossaert and David A. Palmer, The Religious Question in Modern China, Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2012; American Journal of Chinese Studies, (v. 20, no. 1, April 2013) , pp. 75-78;

Liyan Liu, Red Genesis: The Hunan First Normal School and the Creation of Chinese Communism, 1903-1921, Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, American Review of China Studies, Fall 2012, pp. 149-152;

Li Jingwen, Zhang Ligang, Liu Bailu, Zhao Guanggui (editors); Zhang Qianhong (editor-in- chief), Gudai Kaifeng Youtairen: Zhongwen wenxian jiyao yu yanjiu [The Jews of Ancient Kaifeng: A Collection and Study of Chinese Sources], Beijing: Renmin Chubanshe, 2011, The Chinese Historical Review, Fall 2012, pp. 171-173;

Bu Ping, “Yasukuni Shrine and Japanese Militarism” (Harbin: Heilongjiang Renmin Chubanshe, 2010), in The Chinese Historical Review, (Fall 2011), pp. 220-224;

Guojia fenlie jietie yanjiu zai tian lizuo – duo Li Jieli de xinzuo, in zhongguo shehui kexue bao Beijing, December 30, 2010, p.16;

“Why Do States Fragment and Break Apart?: An Historical Sociology of Eight Cases (Eighteenth to the Twentieth Century),” by Jieli Li (Lewiston: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2010) American Review of China Studies, Fall 2010, No. 2 vol. 11, pp. 107-110;

“Chinese Utopianism: A Comparative Study of Reformist Thought with Japan and Russia,” by Shiping Hua, American Review of China Studies, Spring 2010, pp. 73-75;

“The Man on Mao’s Right: From Harvard Yard to Tiananmen Square, My Life inside China’s Foreign Ministry,” by Ji Chaozhu, H-Diplo, vol. x, no. 22, (July 2009), pp. 26-29;

“Congress and the U.S –China relationship, 1949-1979,” by Guangxiu Xu, in China Review International, 2009, vol.15, no.3, 2008, pp. 446-448;

“The Chinese Face of Jesus Christ,” Volume 3b Companion, ed. by Roman Malik, in China Review International, 2009, vol.15, no.3, 2008, pp. 404-406;

The Chinese Face of Jesus Christ (v. 3), edited by Roman Malik, China Review International (University of Hawaii), vol.15, no.1, pp. 156-159;

“State, Peasant and Merchant in Qing Manchuria, 1644-1862,” by Christopher Mills Isett, in Chinese Historical Review, vol. 14, no. 2, 2007, pp. 303-306;

The Fairbank Center for East Asian research At Harvard University, A Fifty Year History, 1955-2005, by Ronald Suleski, American Review of China Studies, Fall 2006, pp. 79-80;

Jiekai Harbin Youtai ren lishi zhimi – Harbin Youtairen shequ kaocha yanjiu [Reveal Enigmas of the Jewish History in Harbin – A Survey of the Harbin Jewish Community], Zhang Tiejiang, in China Review International, vol.14, Spring 2007, pp. 302-304;

The Making of the State Enterprise System in Modern China: The Dynamics of Institutional Change, by Morris L. Bian, Chinese Historical Review, Fall 2005, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 345-348;

The Chinese Face of Jesus Christ (v. 1 &2), edited by Roman Malik, China Review International (University of Hawaii), Spring 2005, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 180-183;

Banner Legacy: The Rise of the Fengtian Local Elite at the End of the Qing, by Yoshiki Enatsu, American Review of China Studies, Spring 2005, vol.6, no.1, pp. 173-174;

Port-Opening and Social Transformation, by Yang Tianhong, Chinese Historical Review, Fall 2004, vol.11, no.2, pp. 245-249;

Human Relations and Politics within the Correspondence — A Study of “The Hu Hanmin Correspondence” in Harvard-Yenching Library, by Chen Hongmin, China Review International, Spring 2004, vol.11, no.1, pp. 44-47;

Party, Society and State in Modern Guangdong, by Hideo Fukumachi, China Review International, Spring 2004, vol.11, no.1, pp. 82-83;

Ha’erbin Xungen [Seeking Roots in Harbin], by Ji Fenghui, China Review International, Spring 2001, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 148-149;

Heilongjiang Kaifa Shi [History of the Development of Heilongjiang], edited by Xin Peiling, Zhang Fengmin and Gao Xiaoyan, China Review International, Spring 2001, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 273-274.

Publications in Chinese:

Book:

Chennade Jiangjun Zhuan, [General Chennault: A Biography], Shenyang Chubanshe [Press], 1993, co-authored with Wu and Liu, 435pp. This was the first book published in Mainland China on General Claire Lee Chennault.

Articles and Contributions to Books:

“Yuan Shikai fanfu shulun” [An Analysis of Yuan Shikai’s anti-corruption campaigns], in a collection published by University of Macau Press (forthcoming 2019);

“Youxue BeiMei shiba nian,” [Wandering and Learning in North America for Eighteen years], in Wang Xi and Yaoping, Zai Meiguo faxian lishi [Discovering History in America], Beijing: PekingUniversity Press, 2010;

“Bai Shuren yu ersanshi niandai di Zhongguo” [David Abraham Brown and 1920s-30s China], Minguo Yanjiu: Republican Archives, No. 4, 1996, pp. 121-27;

“Diyici Shijie Dazhan” [World War One], chapter in Shijie jindaishi [Modern History of the World], Liaoning Daxue Chubanshe [Liaoning University Press], 1993;

“Yingguo neizhan shiqi de junshi houqin” [Military Logistics during the British Civil War], in Jindai Junshi houqin shi [Modern History of Military Logistics], Beijing: Golden Shield Press, 1992;

“Lun Lichade Situoli de Riben shiguan” “[Richard Storry’s Historical Views on Japan], Riben Yanjiu [Japan Studies], No.2, 1991;

“Lun Erzhan shiqi Riben duiyou zhengce” [Japanese Policy toward the Jews during World War Two], co-authored with Gao Hong, in Shijie Lishi Yanjiu Dongtai [World History Studies] , No. 3, 1990, pp. 14-20;

“Shijiu shiji Yingguo nongcun renkou dazhuanyi” [British Rural Emigration to Urban Areas in the 19th Century], Liaoning Daxue Xuebao, [Liaoning University Journal], No. 3, 1989;

“Lun Yingguo dui BeiMei zhimindi de shuishou zhengce” [British Taxation Policy on North American Colonies], Shengyang Caijing Xueyuan Xuebao [Journal of Shenyang Financial and Economic College], No. 1, 1989.

Translations:

  English to Chinese:

A translation of my interview with Professor Ma Dazheng, in Xi Wang, Ping Yao (eds), Pathmakers: Conversations with Renowned Historians, (Beijing: Peking University Press, 2015), pp. 219-239;

A translation of Richard J. Smith’s “Divination in Ch’ing Dynasty China” from Richard J. Smith and D. W. Y. Kwok, Cosmology, Ontology and Human Efficacy: Essays in Chinese Thought, Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1993, pp. 141-178) in Zhang Chong and Yao Ping, ed., Dangdai Xifang Hanxue yanjiu jicui [Western Scholarship on Chinese Studies: The Volume of Thoughts and Culture], (Shanghai: Shanghai Guji Chubanshe, 2012), 245-276;

A translation of David P. Barrett’s “Sulian waijiaojia yan zhong di zhanshi Zhongguo: Panyouxin yu Lieduofusiji huiyilu” [Soviet Diplomats View Wartime China: Memoirs of Aleksandr Panyushkin and Andrei Ledovski] in 20 Shiji de Zhongguo: Xin Guandian yu Xin Cailiao [20th Century China: New Perspectives and New Materials], (Nanchang: Jiangxi Renmin Chubanshe [Jiangxi People’s Press], 2003), pp. 556-566;

“Yingguo waijiao dang’an youguan Wang Jingwei ‘heping yundong’ ji Wang zhenquan di bufen lishi dang’an wenjian” [British Foreign Office Historical Materials on the Wang Jingwei “Peace Movement” and the Wang Jingwe Regime], by David P. Barrett, Minguo Yanjiu: Republican Archives, (no.4, 2000), pp. 40-49.

Chinese to English:

A translation of Huang Daoxuan’s “Intellectual Elites and the Chinese Revolution,” in Journal of Modern Chinese History, (forthcoming);

A translation of Han Xing’s “A Comprehensive Synopsis of the International Symposium on the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Qing Abdication and the Establishment of the Republic of China,” in Journal of Modern Chinese History, (forthcoming);

A translation of Bi Yuan’s review of Chen Jianhua, Cong geming dao gonghe: Qingmo zhi Minchu shiqi wenxue, dianying yu wenhua de zhuanxing [From Revolution to Republic: Literature, Films and Cultural Changes during the Late Qing and Republican Period], in Journal of Modern Chinese History, Fall 2010, pp.255-256;

A translation of Chen Yongfa’s critical essay on Yang Tianshi’s “Seeking for Truthful Chiang Kai-shek – Interpreting the Diary of Chiang Kai-shek,” in Journal of Modern Chinese History, vol.3, no.1, June 2009, pp. 89-94;

A translation of Xia Mingfang’s “Modern Chinese History without ‘Modernity’: Paul A. Cohen’s Three Dogmas and the Logical Contradictions of the ‘China-centered Approach’” in Journal of Modern Chinese History, Vol. 1. No.1, August 2007, pp. 53-68.

Conference Presentations:

“Were there any leaders of the May Fourth Movement: Assessing Li Dazhao’s role in the shaping of the New Cultural Movement,” The American Historical Association annual conference, Chicago, Illinois, January 5, 2019.

“Commemorating the May Fourth Movement: Li Dazhao and the New Cultural Movement,” The International Conference on Chinese Studies, Troy University in Montgomery, Alabama, October 12-14, 2018;

“Yuan Shikai as a Reformer of China’s Bureaucracy,” The International Conference held at University of Macao, May 31, 2018;

“Accountability, Supervision, and Penalty: Yuan Shikai as a Watchdog in Managing Government Officials,” American Historical Association Annual Conference, January 6, 2018, Washington D.C.;

“China’s Great Transformation from Empire to Republic: Yuan Shikai’s Role in the Shaping of Modern China,” Keynote Speech, 3rd Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities, Sacramento State University, California, October 28, 2017;

“Chen Yonggui Revisited: Intriguing Figure, Diverse Identities, and Maoist Regimentation,” 23rd ACPSS International Conference on Chinese Studies, High Point University, North Carolina, October 21, 2017;

“Yuan Shikai and China’s Transition from Empire to Republic,” AHA Conference, Denver, Colorado, January 7, 2017;

“Yuan Shikai and the Shaping of Modern China: a Reformer or a Usurper?” ACPSS International Conference held at University of North Florida, Oct. 24, 2015;

“Hero or Culprit? Yuan Shikai’s Presence in Korea as a Historical Issue,” ACPSS International Conference on China held at SUNY-Buffalo State, October 18, 2014;

“Local Revolution and the Rise of the Communist Power,” AHA, Washington D.C., Jan. 2014;

“Wang Jingwei,” ACCPS International Conference, Liousville, October 2013;

“Reflections over the Wartime Growth of Communism in China: A Case Study of the Zhugou Anti-Japanese Base, 1937-1939,” ACPSS International Conference at University of Pittsburgh, October 4-6, 2012;

“Were They Criminals? A New Interpretation of the Seven Gentlemen Incident,” HSTCC International Conference, June 6-10, 2012, Hangzhou, China;

“Demythologizing the Seven Gentlemen: Demythologizing the Seven Gentlemen: the Collision of State-building and Nation-building in 1930s China,” The International Conference on China jointly held by ACPSS and Columbia University, Columbia University, October 29, 2011;

“Elastic Self-consciousness and the reshaping of Manchu Identity,” World History Association Annual Conference, Beijing, China, July 8, 2011;

“Taming the Wilderness: The Features of Heilongjiang Frontier Society,” at The HSTCC International Conference held at St. Joseph University, Philadelphia, June 26, 2010;

“Why was Jesus so Popular? An Investigation into Christianity in Early 20th Century China,” 15th ACCPS International Conference at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, November 7, 2009;

“Triumph after Catastrophe: Church, State and Society in Post-Boxer China, 1900-1937,” World History Association Annual Conference, Salem, Massachusetts, June 28, 2009;

“Commerce and Urban Development: The Case of Harbin, 1898-1931,” International Conference, University of Louisville, March 20, 2009;

“Xu Shiyou Style Loyalty and Maoist Regimentation,” International Conference, University of Hawaii, June 2008;

“From Monk to General: An Analysis of General Xu Shiyou and his Tie with Mao Zedong,” ACCPS 13th International Conference, Ohio University, October 2007;

“History as a Bridge: The Harbin Diaspora, Jewish Memory and Sino-Israeli Relations,” World History Association conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 28-July 1, 2007;

“Why there Appeared Bandits in North Manchuria? A Debate over the Origins of Banditry in Early Republican China,” the American Historical Association Conference, Atlanta, January 6, 2007;

“Making the Past Serve the Present: A Study of the Harbin Jewish Community, 1894-1985,” Association of Chinese Professors of Social Sciences in the United States Conference, Buffalo, New York, October 2006;

“Railway Station, Immigrant Town and International City: The Development of Harbin in Global Context, 1898-1931,” World History Association Conference, Long Beach, California, June 23- 25, 2006;

“From Fishing Village to Metropolis, Commerce and Harbin, 1898-1931,”Great Lakes History Conference, Grand Rapids, October 29, 2005;

“Were the Russians Masters of North Manchuria? A Revisionist Perspective on the Russian Empire in China’s Northeast, 1900-1931,” American Historical Association (AHA) conference, Seattle, Washington, January 8, 2005;

“Globalization, Nationalism and Ethnicity: Chinese Treatment of Solon Tribes, 1900-1931” International conference, University of Vienna, Austria, May 17-19, 2004;

“From Warriors to Farmers: The Changing social status of Manchu and Mongol Bannermen, 1905-1931,” AHA conference, Washington, D.C., January 10, 2004;

“Frontier or Not: The Meaning of 1949 to Heilongjiang Frontier Society”, Historical Society for Twentieth Century China (HSTCC) conference, Oct.19-21, 2000, Fredericton, N.B., Canada;

“Changing Images of General Chennault in Mainland China,” Association for Asian Studies (AAS): New York Regional Conference, Geneva, N.Y., Oct. 25-26, 1999.

Other academic activities:

March 23, 2013 A presentation entitled “Christianity and Chinese Culture” at RICE Conference

2012- Associate Editor, American Review of China Studies

2011-2012 Guest Editor for The Chinese Historical Review

Jan. 2012 Chair and discussant for a panel at the AHA conference in Chicago

2010-2014 Member of the Board of the Historical Society of 20th Century China

2009-2011 President of the Chinese Historians in the United States (CHUS)

2008 An Introductory Review of the newly launched Chinese journal Global History was published in World History Bulletin

Nov. 18, 08 A talk on “Globalization and Human Rights in East Asia” to the International Relations Organization at GVSU

Oct. 20, 08 A talk on “Xu Shiyou Style Loyalty and Maoist Regimentation” to History Colloquium, GVSU

April 2008 talk on “Decolonization in China” (Hong Kong, Macau and 20th century decolonization in China) to the International Relations Organization at GVSU

Nov. 2007 I was awarded by Padnos International Office as the Most Welcomed Foreign Faculty at GVSU (voted by students)

Nov. 2007 Reviewer of Kevin Reilly’s Worlds of History for Bedford/St. Martin’s Press

Oct. 20, 2006 The chair and the commentator to Panel Seven at the Great Lakes History Conference. The title of the panel is “World War II and its Social Impact: Interactions between Japanese Conquerors and the Conquered”

March 2006 A presentation entitled “China and the Vietnam War” at RICE conference organized by the Asian Student Union at GVSU

Sept. 2004 Departmental colloquium talk, “The Fate of State Soldiers: A Particular Case in North Manchuria”

Aug. 2004 Public lecture on “Claire Lee Chennault” at Michigan Military History Museum

March 2004 Presentation on the “Chinese American Experience” for the Fifth R.I.C.E. conference of the GVSU Asian Student Union.

Honors:

The Award of Distinguished Service bestowed by the CHUS at the AHA in Chicago on Jan. 6, 2012;

The Best Scholarly Publication Award for Original Research, for my book, Taming China’s Wilderness, bestowed by the ACPSS in Jacksonville, Florida, October 2015;

The CHUS Academic Excellence Award for my books, Yuan Shikai: A Reappraisal, bestowed at the AHA conference in Chicago, Jan. 5, 2019.

Scholarships and Funding:

2011-2019 Research Grant (CSCE Grants), Grand Valley State University

2003-2019 Travel grants once or twice a year from Grand Valley State University to present papers at various conferences

2010-2018 CSCE Mini-Grants

2003 Travel Grant, Center for East Asian Studies, University of Chicago

2001-02 SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship (Cdn $17,750)

2001 Buchanan Bounty Trust Book Prize in History, McMaster University

2000 Richard Fuller Doctoral Research Travel Fund, McMaster University (Cdn $5,000) 1999-2001 Richard Fuller Memorial Awards, McMaster Univ. (Cdn $1,500 annually)

1993 Levy Fellowship, American Jewish Archives

University service:

2018-2020 Member of the UAS (Senate) at GVSU

2013-2016 Coordinator of the East Asian Studies Program, GVSU

April 11, 2014 Laker Experience Day

2013 Interim Library liaison for the EAS program

2011-12 Latin American search committee

2008-2016 Judge for the History Day every year;

Winter 2011 Interim Director, East Asian Studies Program, GVSU

2010-2011 Asian American Heritage Celebration 2011 Advisory Committee

2009 East Asian Studies faculty to serve on the Student Visitation Day; translate for Professor Chen Hongmin’s lecture on October 21, 09.

2008Workload Committee, Curriculum Committee, Tenure Task Force, Middle Eastern Search Committee

Feb. 2007 Moderator for a panel organized by GVSU multicultural office

2005-2007 Organizer, History Colloquium, Department of History, GVSU

2004-2009 East Asian Studies library liaison

2004-05 Search Committee for Colonial American position, History Department, GVSU

Winter 2003-04 Search Committee for Michigan History position, History Department, GVSU

Community service:

February-March 2019 Peer-reviewer for a book manuscript on Hu Qiaomu, City University of Hong Kong Press;

July 2018-January 2019 Chair of the CHUS Electoral Committee

May 2016-January 2017 Chair of the Committee of Distinguished Service Award, CHUS

May-October 2015 Chair of the Service Evaluation Committee, ACPSS

June to Sept., 09 Member of Preparatory Committee and Chair of the Cultural Committee for Asian Health Fair organized by the Asian Center and held on Sept. 26, 2009

Jan.-June 2007 Advisory Committee Member for Grand Rapids Children Museum for an Exhibition on Chinese culture (Money King)

2007 – 2011 Member of the Grand Rapids Chinese Language School Board

2006-2007 Principal, Grand Rapids Chinese Language School

June 12, 2005 Keynote Speaker for the 64th Flying Tigers’ Annual Reunion, Grand Rapids

2004-05 Vice Principal, Chinese Language School of Grand Rapids

2004-05 Provost, Chinese Language School of Grand Rapids

Winter 2005 Guest Professor, Aquinas College: teaching a course on Japanese History

Winter 2004 Guest Professor, Aquinas College: teaching a course on Korean history

Spring 2003 Guest professor, Aquinas Emeritus College: teaching a course of Modern China

Membership in Academic Associations:

American Historical Association (AHA)

Association for Asian Studies (AAS)

Chinese Historians in the United States (CHUS)

Historical Society for Twentieth Century China (HSTCC)

The Association of Chinese Professors of Social Sciences in the United States (ACPSS)

American Association for Chinese Studies (AACS)

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