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.
John E. Wills, Jr., a longtime leader of China studies at USC and the Chinese history field, passed away on January 13.
China-related news stories featuring University of Southern California faculty, students, staff, and programs.
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Syaru Shirley Lin examines the divergence between the development of economic and political relations across the Taiwan Strait and the oscillation of Taiwan’s cross-Strait economic policy through the interplay of national identity and economic interests.