Xiaowei Zheng

Assistant Professor
Area: Modern China

Ph.D., UC San Diego

Office: HSSB 2239

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Xiaowei Zheng is a faculty member in History and EALCS at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She received her B.A. from Peking University in 2000, her M.A. from Yale University in 2002, and her PhD from University of California at San Diego. Her research interests include local history of the Qing dynasty and early republican political culture, with a special focus on the emergence of popular nationalism and the possibility of republicanism. Her dissertation is “The Making of Modern Chinese Politics: Political Culture, Protest Repertoires, and Nationalism in the Sichuan Railway Protection Movement in China.”