University of Washington

Welcoming Professor Matthew Mosca and Professor Ping Wang

The China Studies Program would like to give a warm welcome to two new professors, Professor Matthew Mosca and Professor Ping Wang.  Professor Mosca is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History and JSIS. Previously he was a member of the School of Historical Studies at the institute for Advanced Study as well as an Assistant Professor at the College of William and Mary. He has published several articles and the book "From Frontier Policy to Foreign Policy: The Question of India and the Origins of Modern China's Geopolitics, 1644-1860" (Stanford University press 2013). 

Professor Ping Wang is an Acting Assistant Professor in the Department of Asian Languages and Literature. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 2006. She has published two books, "The Age of Courtly Writing: Wen xuan Compiler Xiao Tong (501-531) and His Circle" (Brill 2012) and "Southern Identity and Southern Estrangement in Medieval Chinese Poetry" (Hong Kong University Press 2015). 

Welcome to the China Studies Program

The China Studies Program in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies is an interdisciplinary program designed to give students a broad knowledge of the History, Sociology, Politics, and Language of China. The program is served by world-class faculty and facilities. Click here for a welcome from Program Chair Madeleine Dong.

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For more information about receiving an undergraduate or graduate degree in China Studies, please:

  • visit the Student Services webpage [BA Degree] [MA Degree]
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China Studies Program
East Asia Studies
Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195

Madeleine Yue Dong, Chair

China Studies Program Coordinator
Curtis Reed