People

Current Members

James Lee, Yan Ai Foundation Chair Professor of Social Science / Chair Professor in Humanities, HKUST
Cameron Campbell, Professor of Social Science, HKUST

Faculty and postdocs

  • Bijia CHEN, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Qing History, Renmin University
  • Shuang CHEN, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Iowa
  • Hao DONG, Assistant Professor and Senior Research Scientist, Center for Social Research, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University
  • Chen LIANG, Professor, School of History, Nanjing University
  • Matthew NOELLERT, Associate Professor of Economic History, Faculty of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
  • Yuxue REN, Associate Professor, Department of History, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

PhD students 

  • Xiangning LI, PhD student, Department of History, University of Chicago HKUST, 2023/2024
  • Bamboo Yunzhu REN, PhD student, Division of Social Science, HKUST (Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme), 2022
  • XUE Qin, PhD, School of History and Culture, Central China Normal University, 2021
  • Li YANG, PhD student, History of Science and Technology, SJTU, 2023
  • Yibei WU, PhD student, History Science and Technology, SJTU, 2024

Master’s and Undergraduate Students

  • Shengbin WEI, HKUST MGCS
  • Xiaohui JIANG, HKUST/Waseda

Research assistants

  • Weiran CHEN
  • Xiaodong GE
  • Yang JI
  • Xiulan LI
  • Beiyi LIU
  • Yubai REN
  • Huicheng SUN (retired)
  • Xing XIAO (retired)
  • Mi ZHAO

Group Alumni

  • Samuel CLARK, Professor of Sociology, Ohio State University
  • Dwight DAVIS
  • Fei HUANG, Professor (w3) of Chinese History and Society, Tuebingen University
  • Xiaowen HAO, PhD student, Department of History, UCLA
  • Wenhao JIANG, HKUST/Waseda
  • Byung-Ho LEE, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Ajou University
  • Ji LI, Assistant Professor of China Studies, The University of Hong Kong
  • Lan LI, Assistant Researcher, Institute of Higher Education, Beijing University of Technology
  • Xi SONG, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
  • Feng WANG, Chair Professor of Sociology, UC Irvine, and Fudan University
  • Hongbo WANG, Lecturer of Social Science, HKUST
  • Linlan WANG, Assistant Research Fellow of Sociology, Beijing Academy of Social Science
  • Yuqian WANG, PhD student, Department of History, Princeton University
  • Dan XU, Postdoctoral Fellow, Tsung Dao Lee Library, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Emma ZANG, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Yale University
  • Hao ZHANG, Associate Research Fellow of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Social Scienc
  • Zixin ZHANG. HKUST