Yang Zheng

Office: 2D (Basement Level), Wood Hall
Email: yang.zheng@uconn.edu

Advisor: Peter Zarrow

Prior Degrees:
Shandong University, LL.M., International Politics, 2015
Brown University, A.M., American Studies, 2014
Shandong University, LL.B. & B.A., International Politics & English, 2012

Research Interests:
Republican China, Political Culture, Sino-American Relations

Yang Zheng was born and raised in Shandong, China. She graduated from Shandong University. In her third and fourth years of undergraduate study, Zheng studied at Sun Yat-Sen Univeristy in Guangdong and the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. She went on to earn graduate degrees at Shandong University and Brown University. While at Brown, she served as a technical assistant for a class on transpacific Asian American history taught simultaneously at Brown University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Publications and other accomplishments:
“Regenerating Asian American Identity: Adaptations of Flower Drum Song in the 1950’s and 1960’s,” E(race)d but not forgotten, Brown University, Providence, RI, 19 April, 2014

Interpreter, International Symposium on “The North America Chinese Laborers and Guangdong Qiaoxiang Society,” cosponsored by the History Department of Sun Yat-sen

University and the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project of Stanford University, Guangzhou, China, Sep 8-9, 2014