Dong Wang

Dr. Dong WANG (王栋) is a historian of U.S.-China relations, modern China, and China and the world. She is distinguished university professor of history and director of the Wellington Koo Institute for Modern China in World History at Shanghai Univ., as well as research associate at the Fairbank Center of Harvard Univ. since 2002. She is a naturalized American citizen based in the Boston area, Mass., the Lower Rhine of Germany, and Shanghai. E-mail:;

Recent Activities

Talk at Royal Asiatic Society in Shanghai, Sept. 2019.
Work, In Flanders Fields Museum, Ypres, Belgium, Aug. 2019.

Recent activities


Choice editors named Dr. Wang's The United States and China top Outstanding Academic Title for 2013

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Dr. Wang's publications include four single-authored books, three edited works, and more than fifty pieces of peer-reviewed writings.

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Current Research

Dr. Wang’s new book on Longmen’s Buddhist caves is to be published in 2020.

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