Dr. Shawn Sheng Mao 毛升博士



Assistant Professor

Academic and professional Qualifications
Ph.D. & MA in History, University of Pennsylvania
B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication, Communication University of China
Research Interests

Cold War and International Relations, History of PRC, Environmental History of China, Oral History and Digital Humanities

2022 HK Digital Advertising Start-Ups X Publishing Promotion Scheme Excellent Award 
2021 Finalist for Hong Kong Book Prize Emerging Writer
2021 Finalist for Asia Book Awards, Korea Publishers Society
2016–2017  Bradley Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation 
2016–2018  Young Scholars’ Fellowship, Yintai Foundation 
2013–2015 Annenberg History Fellow, University of Pennsylvania 
2010–2013 Benjamin Franklin Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
Authored Books 
Peer-reviewed Research Articles 
〈「翻身」之後:中共建政初期的蘇州人力車工人(1949–1958)〉,《二十一世紀》,196 (2023),頁72–90 
〈從敵情到學術:英文學界之北韓史研究〉,《二十一世紀》,174 (2018),頁101–114 
“More than a Famine: Mass Exodus of 1962 in Northwest Xinjiang,” The China Review, 18.2 (2018), pp. 155–183 
“Unafraid of the Ghost: Mao Zedong’s Victim Mentality and the Two Taiwan Strait Crises in the 1950s” (co-authored with Yang Kuisong), The China Review, 16.1 (2016), pp. 1–34
Translated Book (English to Chinese) 
《中國和日本:1500 年的交流史》(China and Japan: Facing History) by Ezra Vogel,香港:中文大學出版社,2019年
Research projects