Department News and Announcements Archive

Joel Andreas 2017 ACLS Fellowship Recipient

The American Council of Learned Societies announced Associate Professor Joel Andreas to their 2017 cohort of fellowship recipients. Andreas’ proposal, Land Dispossession in Rural China and India, was selected to the Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society program. ACLS offers a program of support for collaborative work in China studies, funded by the Chiang Ching-kuo […]


Andrew Cherlin attended NAS Presentation Ceremony

Members elected in 2016 were introduced to their colleagues in the Academy and sign the “Registry of Membership.” NAS Membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive. Members are elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their […]


Ho-fung Hung Comments on Hong Kong’s Election

The associate professor tells the Washington Post in an interview on March 26, ‘Whoever is chief executive, the policy will continue, because at this point they just execute the policy of the central government — increase government control of political and social life, of the economy, and to promote integration between the mainland and Hong […]