Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Jeffrey Wasserstrom is Chancellor’s Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine, the author of books such as China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press, 2010; updated second edition, with contributions by Maura Elizabeth Cunningham, 2013), and the co-editor of Chinese Characters: Profiles of Fast-Changing Lives in a Fast-Changing Land (University of California Press, 2012). He is the Editor of the Journal of Asian Studies as well as a member of the editorial board of Dissent Magazine, and he has written reviews and commentaries for newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, the FT, and the New York Times, as well as for a wide range of magazines and journals of opinion, including New Left Review and the TLS. Find him on Twitter at @jwassers.