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Research by faculty

Zhang, "Association Between Changes in Air Pollution Levels During the Beijing Olympics and Biomarkers of Inflammation and Thrombosis in Healthy Young Adults" 2012

May 16, 2012

Using the 2008 Beijing Olympics as their laboratory, University of Southern California (USC) researchers have found biological evidence that even a short-term reduction in air pollution exposure improves one’s cardiovascular health.

Easterlin, "China’s life satisfaction, 1990–2010", 2012

April 6, 2012

USC research on the impact of economic growth on life satisfaction.

Fisher, "Buddhist Architecutre of Kashmir," 1980

August 27, 2009

USC dissertation in Fine Arts.

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Events

October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Lenora Chu, whose new book explores what takes place behind closed classroom doors in China's education system. Chu’s eye-opening investigation challenges assumptions and considers the true value and purpose of education.

October 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute, USC Pacific Asia Museum, and USC Shoah Foundation present a screening of the film Above the Drowning Sea, the story of the dramatic escape of European Jews from Nazi-controlled Europe to Shanghai on the eve of World War Two. Followed by a panel conversation.