Graduate Student Directory

Jinghong Zhang
  • Title
    • PhD Candidate
    • Teaching Assistant
  • Division Graduate Studies Division
  • Department
    • History Department
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Humanities Building 1, 150
    • Humanities 1,150 (Grad Lab)
  • Mail Stop History Department

Research Interests

Modern Chinese social and cultural history; history of medicine and public health in China; gender history

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • UCSC History Department Dissertation Research Summer Fellowship, 2020
  • AHA Bernadotte Schmitt Research Grants, 2020
  • UCSC Humanities Institute Summer Research Fellowship, 2020
  • Social Science Research Council, Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, summer 2019
  • UCSC History Department Summer Research Fellowship, summer 2018
  • Regents Fellowship, 2017-2018

Selected Publications

Zhang, Jinghong. Review of Schooling Diaspora: Women, Education and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore,1850s – 1960s, by Karen M. Teoh. Women's History Review 28.2 (2019): 353-355, DOI: 10.1080/09612025.2018.1558729


Selected Presentations

 March 2018, UCSC, “Modernization at Home: Missionaries and Chinese Women in Early Twentieth-Century China”, Graduate Student Conference by the UCSC Center for World History

Teaching Interests

Modern Chinese history; Gender history; Modern Japanese history; East Asian history; Postcolonialism; Cultural studies


Teaching Experience:

HIS 152B Isam in Eurasia, Spring 2020

HIS 100 Historical Skills and Methods, Winter 2020

HIS 140C Revolutionary China 1895-1960, Fall 2019

HIS 140E Women in China's Long Twentieth Century, Spring 2019 (Guest Lecture: ”Land Reform and Marriage Reform")

HIS 152 Trade and Travel on the Silk Roads, Winter 2019

HIS 140D Recent Chinese History, Fall 2018 (Guest lecture: "Work and Migrant Lives: the Floating Population in China")