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Jeremy Murray

2022-23 Wilson China Fellow

Professional affiliation

Professor of History at California State University, San Bernardino

Wilson Center Projects

Claiming the South China Sea with a New National Mythology: Hainan Island in China’s History, Pop Culture, and Current Geopolitics

Full Biography

Jeremy Murray is Professor of History at California State University, San Bernardino, and received his PhD in History from UC San Diego. He teaches and writes about modern China, and has published books and articles on the place of Hainan Island in China’s revolutionary history. Murray has also written and edited books on pop culture in Asia and Asian cultural traditions. In his teaching and research, he is interested in exploring marginalized histories and how margins are created and patrolled with methods ranging from language and pop culture to state violence. He is co-organizer of the CSUSB Modern China Lecture Series, and the CSUSB Conversations on Race and Policing.