Status: PhD Candidate

Adviser: Michael Tsin

Graduate Email: justinzj@live.unc.edu


Education

B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013 (History, Psychology)
M.A. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2016 (History)

Research Interests

My research interests include nationalism, identity formation, and social movement in 20th century Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Okinawa, and China. I am also interested in themes such as pan-Asianism, (anti-)colonialism, popular culture, and global connections. My dissertation explores the dispute over the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea since the 1970s.

Courses Offered

Hist 125: The Social History of Popular Music in 20th Century America, TA
Hist 133: Introduction to Chinese History, TA
Hist 135: History of Indian Subcontinent to 1750, TA
Hist 140: The World since 1945, TA