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East Asian Studies
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Humanities Academic Services
Ph.D., History, UCLA
MS, Science and Technology Studies, Virginia Tech
BS, Civil Engineering, Tamkang University
Early Modern China (1600-1900), Intellectual history of modern China. History of science and technology in China.
Andrew Mellon postdoctoral fellowship, 2003-05
Chiang Ching-kuo Cultural Exchange Foundation Junior Scholar Grant, 2006
Andrew Mellon Fellowship, Needham Research Institute, Cambridge University, 2007
UCSC Academic Senate Committee on Research Grant, 2007
UCSC Institute for Humanities Research fellowship, 2007
UCSC Academic Senate Committee on Research Grant, 2008
Ricci Institute Research Fellowship at the University of San Francisco, 2009
Academia Sinica Research Grant, 2010-13
Chiang Ching-kuo Conference grant, 2011-2012
Hu, Minghui. “The Scholar’s Robe: Material Culture and Political Power in Early Modern China.” Frontier of History in China 11.3 (September 2016): 339–375.
Hu, Minghui, and Elverskog, Johan (eds). Cosmopolitanism in China, 1600-1950. Cambria Sinophone World Series. Amherst, New York: Cambria Press, 2016.
Hu, Minghui. China's Transition to Modernity: The New Classical Vision of Dai Zhen. Seattle, Wash.: Univ. of Washington Press, 2015.