Current Research Themes in Sino-Japanese Studies
Nanking Massacre in Chinese film; Chinese war memory; revised dissertation
Publications and Scholarly Work in Sino-Japanese Studies
(2011). “War Criminals and the Road to Sino-Japanese Normalization: Zhou Enlai and the Shenyang Trials, 1954-1956,” with Patricia Nash, reprinted in Caroline Rose, ed., Sino-Japanese Relations : History, Politics, Economy, Security : Volume II: History Revisited, Critical Concepts in Asian Studies (London: Routledge, June): 49-70.
(2010). “Japanese Devils and American Wolves: Chinese Communist Songs from the War of Liberation and the Korean War,” Popular Music and Society, Vol. 33, No. 2 (May): 203-218.
(2010). Regency Research Award, Pacific Lutheran University, $3900 for work in Chinese archives regarding postwar Sino-Japanese relations.
(2009). “’’To Serve Revenge for the Dead’: Chinese Communist Reflections of the War of Resistance in the PRC Foreign Ministry Archive, 1949-1956,” with Patricia Nash, China Quarterly No. 200 (December): 1053-1070.
(2009). “Transnational Voyages: Reflections on Teaching Exodus to North Korea,” ASIANetwork Exchange Vol. 17, No. 1 (Fall).
(2009). “War Criminals and the Road to Sino-Japanese Normalization: Zhou Enlai and the Shenyang Trials, 1954-1956,” with Patricia Nash, Twentieth-Century China 34:2 (April): 89-111.
(2009). “’Against Invisible Enemies’: Japanese Bacteriological Weapons in China’s Cold War, 1949-1952,” Chinese Historical Review Vol. 16, No. 1 (Spring): 101-129.
(2009). “Japanese Influence on China, 1890s-1915,” World History Encyclopedia (ABC-Clio).
(2008). “Researching Anti-Japanese Sentiment in the PRC,” poster presented with Patricia Nash at ASIANetwork Annual Conference, San Antonio, March 16.
(2007-2008). Student-Faculty Research Award, Freeman Foundation Award via ASIANetwork, $17,684 for summer research in Beijing and Northeast China.
(2007). Review of Hong Zhang, “America Perceived: The Making of Chinese Images of the United States, 1945-1953,” in Chinese Historical Review Vol. 13, No.1 (Spring): 155-158.
(2006.) “The Bullets of a Defeated Nation: The Shibuya Incident of 1946,” presented at Midwest Japan Seminar and “Japan in the World” Conference in honor of James Huffman, Wittenberg University, November 11.
(2006). “Beyond Surrender: Japanese Soldiers in the Chinese Civil War,” presented at Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 21.
(2006). “Urban Chinese Perspectives on the U.S. Occupation of Japan, 1945-1947,” Studies on Asia Series II, Vol. 3, No. 2, 21-48
(2006). “反美扶日宣传在东北，1948年” (“Anti-Japanese Propaganda in Northeast China in 1948”), presented at International Symposium on East Asia in 21st Century: Cultural Construction and Cultural Exchange (21世纪的东亚:文化建设与文化交流), Beijing University, China, April 19.
(2005).“I Will Be the First to Lay Down My Pen for a Gun: Chinese Schoolchildren and the War with Japan,” presented at Conference on Children and War, Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, Rutgers University, April 9.
(2005). “Chinese Nationalism in the Shadow of Japan, 1945-1950,” Ph.D. dissertation, Ohio University.
(2004). “Cruel Resurrection: Chinese Political Cartoons from the Korean War,” International Journal of Comic Art Vol. VI, No. 1 (Winter), 37-55.
(2003). “Against the Sun, Against Beauty: The Chinese Communist Party and the ‘Heirs to Japanese Imperialism’, 1945-1952,” M.A. Thesis, Ohio University
(2002). “Political Communications and Mass Education in the Early Years of the People’s Republic,” with Bernard Reilly and Amy Wood, Center for Research Libraries FOCUS Vol. 22, No. 1, 9-11.