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Scholars

Global China Center scholars.

John Barwick

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John Barwick has a Ph.D. in modern Chinese history and has done work on the role of Protestant elites in China’s modernization in the first part of the 20th century. His dissertation on that topic will be published jointly by Brill and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a lecturer in the Department of History at Cornell University.

Stacey Bieler

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Stacey is the co-author of China At Your Doorstep, Chinese Intellectuals and the Gospel, and "Patriots" or "Traitors"? A History of American-educated Chinese Students. She also contributed to all three volumes of Salt & Light.

Cole Carnesecca

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Cole recently received a PhD in the Sociology of Religion from Notre Dame University. He will be joining the faculty of Zhejiang University in Hangzhou in the Department of Sociology in the fall of 2016.

Wright Doyle

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Dr. G. Wright Doyle, is the director of Global China Center. He also serves as English General Editor of the Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Christianity. An Adjunct Professor of the Institute for Global Studies, Shanghai University, he contributes to Western and Chinese academic journals, and has published a number of books.

Carol Lee Hamrin

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With a Ph.D. in Chinese and comparative world history, and twenty-five years as a senior Research Specialist at the Department of State, Carol Hamrin provides a long-term perspective on the remarkable transformation underway in China.

Yading Li

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Dr. Yading Li is a scholar and educator in the study of Christianity from Nanjing, China where he served as a professor for many years. As a senior associate with the Global China Center, Dr. Li serves as the Managing Director for the Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Christianity based in New Haven.

Cui'an Peng

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As a senior associate with the Global China Center, Dr. Peng serves as Associate Editor for the Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Christianity, and is involved in translating a volume for the GCC series Salt and Light: Lives of Faith that Shaped Modern China.

Gloria Tseng

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With a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, Gloria is Associate Professor of History at Hope College, in Holland, Michigan. Gloria currently conducts research on twentieth-century Chinese Protestants.

Kevin Xiyi Yao

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Dr. Yao is Associate Professor of World Christianity and Asian Study at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.