CWIHP is pleased to welcome new scholar Zhang Yang to the Wilson Center. During her time at the Center, her research will focus on American ideological warfare in the early cold war. Her project is entitled Militant Liberty: A Comparative Study on the Scope and Limits of Aggressive Ideological Strategy in the Early Cold War America.

Yang is now professor of History at Northeast Normal University in Changchun, China. She is the winner of 2008 National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of P.R.China, one of the most competitive awards in China. She is also a member of U.S. State Department’s Study of the United States Institutes for Scholars program (2008). Her research interests include History of American Foreign Policy, the Cold War, and History of Sino-American Relationship. Yang is the author of numerous publications including a book named New Front of the Cold War: U.S. Policy on Outer Space.