Terry Lautz examines the life of John Birch, an American missionary and military intelligence officer in China during WWII. He was killed in a dispute with Chinese Communist soldiers and later became the namesake of the controversial right-wing John Birch Society.
Research by students
Chen, "Intergenerational social support and the psychological well-being of older parents in China," 1998
USC thesis in Aging.
Huang, "The Kangxi Emperor's changing attitude toward westerners: Scientific curiosity, religious toleration and strategic vigilance," 1995
USC thesis in Ancient Civilizations.
Shi, "Gender-biased education investment intention among Chinese rural parents: A glimpse into the intra-household resource allocation process," 1997
USC thesis in Demographics.
USC thesis in Music.
Hsu, "Performance of primary school children in Taiwan on Berry's Developmental Test of visual-motor integration," 1997
USC thesis in Children's Studies.
USC thesis in Education.
USC thesis in Culture.
Liu, "Historicity, political satire and sexual politics: Themes and narratives in Jin Yong's knight-errant novels," 1996
USC thesis in Literature.
USC political scientist and Chinese film specialist Stanley Rosen published an op-ed on China’s richest man and the leader of one of its most prominent companies. His essay was published by Nikkei Asian Review on January 7, 2017.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk by Stein Ringen. In "The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century," Stein examines how China’s distinctive governmental system works and where it may be moving.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Aynne Kokas from the University of Virginia. Kokas' new book, "Hollywood Made in China," offers an in-depth look at China’s growing role in the global media industries and how it is shaping Hollywood in the twenty-first century.