Visiting Assistant Professor
B.S. Biological Science, Peking University 2006
M.S. Biochemistry, Arizona State University 2009
Ph.D. Biology and Society, Arizona State University 2013
Areas of Expertise
- History of Science
- Biology and Society
- Modern and Contemporary China
Courses Currently Teaching
|ST112 A||Science, Technology, and Society|
|ST114 A||Introduction to Medicine and Society|
|ST237 A||History of Biology|
|ST485 A||Technology Matters|
|ST486 A||Senior Project: The Craft of Research|
Other Courses Taught
|ST232 A||Asian Science and Society|
|ST297 A||Global Food and Society|
|ST297 J||World History of Biology|
With Vivian Ling, “A Different Kind of Synthesis: Artificial Synthesis of Insulin in Socialist China,” History and Technology, 35: 4 (2019), 453–480.
“Global Epidemiology, Local Message: Sino-American Cooperation on Cancer Research, 1969-1990,” in Patrick Manning and Mat Savelli, eds. Global Transformations in the Life Sciences, 1945–1980 (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018), pp. 78–98.
“The Socialist Origins of Artificial Carp Reproduction in Maoist China,” Science, Technology & Society, 22, no. 1 (2017): 59–77.
“The Old, the New and the State in the Making of Modern East Asian Medicine” (essay review), Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 64 (2017): 88–91.
“Retouching the Past with Living Things: Indigenous Species, Tradition, and Biological Research in Republican China, 1918-1937,” Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 46, no. 2 (2016): 154–206.
With Hallam Stevens, “Chinese Biotech versus International Ethics? Accounting for the China-America CRISPR Ethical Divide.” BioSocieties 10 (2015), 483–488.
“IVF the Chinese Way: Zhang Lizhu and Post-Mao Human in vitro Fertilization Research,” East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal 9, no. 1 (2015): 23–45.
“Causes of Aging Are Likely to be Many: Robin Holliday and Changing Molecular Approaches to Cell Aging, 1963–1988,” Journal of the History of Biology 47, no. 4 (2014): 547–584.
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