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Gao, Jie, PhD

Assistant Professor
Office: MacAllister 208
Office Phone: 262-524-7274
Ph.D. in History, The University of Western Ontario, Canada

MA in Modern Chinese History, Peking/Beijing University, China

Double BA in History and Economics, Peking/Beijing University, China
Areas of Specialization:
Modern Chinese history, with emphasis on social, cultural and women’s history

International relations, with emphasis on Sino-foreign relations
Scholarly and Professional Achievements:
Books or Book Chapters:
Saving the Nation through Culture—The Folklore Movement in Republican China (1918-1949), under contract to the University of British Columbia Press (currently under revision).

“China: 1914,” in Zhongguo ershi shiji tongjian (Comprehensive Mirror of the 20th Century China), Vol. 1, ed. Gong Yuzhi (Beijing: Xianzhuang shuju (Xianzhuang Press), September 2002), 770-838.

Peer-Reviewed Articles:
“Chinese Women’s Clothing in Transition during the 20th Century,” Quarterly Journal of Chinese Studies, Vol. 1, No. 3 (Spring 2013): 8-28.

“Sun Zhongshan yu meizhou hongmen zhigongtang” (Sun Yat-sen and the Chinese Freemasons Association), in Sun Zhongshan yu xinhai geming (Sun Yat-sen and the Revolution of 1911), ed. Xu Wanmin (Beijing: Beijing tushu chubanshe (Peking Library Press), September 2002), 511-33.

Book Reviews or Short Articles:
Review of Sebastian Heilmann and Elizabeth J. Perry (eds.). Mao’s Invisible Hand: The Political Foundations of Adaptive Governance in China (Boston: Harvard University Asia Center, 2011).
Canadian Journal of History, Vol.47, No. 3 (Winter 2012):708-10.

Review of Blaine R. Chiasson. Administering the Colonizer: Manchuria’s Russians under Chinese Rule, 1918-29. (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2010). Canadian Journal of History, Vol. 47, No.1 (Spring/Summer 2012): 184-86.

Review of Philip J. Ivanhoe (trans.).  On Ethics and History: Essays and Letters of Zhang Xuecheng. (California: Stanford University Press, 2009). Canadian Journal of History, Vol. 46, No.2 (Autumn 2011): 457-58.

Review of Andrew G. Walder. Fractured Rebellion: The Beijing Red Guard Movement. (Boston: Harvard University Asia Center, 2009). Canadian Journal of History, Vol. 45, No. 2 (Autumn 2010): 427-28.

“Why They Served. Patriotism, Vengeance and Idealism: Why Canadians Fought in the First World War”, with Sean Jeffrey McLaughlin, The Observer (Sarnia), November 8, 2008, C1.

“Zouguo bainian (1951-1960)”, (A part of Century Activity—Walking Through a Hundred Years, 1901-2000 [1951-1960]), Beijing Youth Daily, 30th edition, December 12 & 13, 2000.

Conference Presentations:
“Breaking with the Past: The Chinese Folklore Movement during WWII,” China, the Politics of Memory, and World War II: International Workshop, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, April 3-5, 2013.

“Chinese Folklore Movement during the Second Sino-Japanese War,” Forward through the Rearview Mirror? Re-assessing History as a Medium, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, March 13 & 14, 2009.

“Chinese Women’s Clothing in Transition since the Late Qing Dynasty,” Transformations: Researching Asia, York Centre for Asian Research Conference, York University, Toronto, Canada, September 26-27, 2008.

“Sun Zhongshan yu meizhou hongmen zhigongtang,” SunYat-sen and the Revolution of 1911—Remembering the Revolution of 1911 on its 90th Anniversary: International Workshop, China Center for the Research of Sun Yat-sen’s Thought, Beijing University, Beijing, China, September 11-14, 2001.
Service to Carroll University or the Profession:
Member of the Program, Curriculum and Assessment Committee
Member of Canadian Asian Studies Association
Honors and Awards:
UWO Dissertation Research Award, 2008
Western Research Fellowship, 2005-08

UWO Special University Scholarship, 2004

UWO International Graduate Scholarship, 2004

PKU Outstanding Graduate Student, 2003

PKU Excellent Cadre, 2002

PKU Merit Student, 2001, 2002

Third Prize of the National Academic Paper Contest for “Sun Yat-sen and the Xihai Revolution—Remembering the Xinhai Revolution on its 90th Anniversary”, China, Sep. 2001

“An Tai” Fellowship, 2000

“Yang Naiying” Scholarship, 1999

Significant Contributor to PKU’s 100th Anniversary Celebration, May 1998

PKU 100th Anniversary Commemorative Medal Winner, May 1998

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