- Associate Professor (Ph.D., Yale University, 1991)
- Curriculum Vitae
- SBS N-315
- Research Interests
- Associate Professor in the History Department, and an affiliate of the Cultural studies program and the Women's Studies program. Her major field of expertise is Late Imperial (Ming-Qing period) and Modern China. Her current research interests focus on migration and the Chinese Diaspora, especially relating to Britain and the production of British identity; Chinese maritime history and transnationalism; and the development of the Chinese community in Britain. Her previous research has included a socio-cultural study of imperial Chinese examination system; and women and gender in Chinese history.
- Scholarly Works
- The Class of 1761: Examinations, State and Elites in Eighteenth-century China (Stanford University Press, 2004)
Fair Fraud and Fraudulent Fairness: The 1761 Avoidance Case in Late Imperial China
Bridging Differences/Crossing Boundaries: Minority and National Histories with/in a Post-Colonial Agenda, in Radical History Review.
Unlock by Bei Dao, Eliot Weinberger (Translator), Iona Man-Cheong (Translator), New Directions, 2000.