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Justin Jacobs

Assistant Professor
Department of History

  • Justin Jacobs is a historian of modern China. His research concerns the legacy and inheritance of Chinese empire during the twentieth century. His first book manuscript, Xinjiang and the Modern Chinese State, examines these themes against the backdrop of six decades of Han rule along the Muslim borderlands of northwestern China. He is currently working on a new book project, “The Compensations of Plunder: Foreign Explorers in Modern China” (http://dryhten.wordpress.com), which aims to reframe Western archaeological expeditions to China within a dual context of global and domestic Chinese history.
  • Degrees

    PhD, University of California, San Diego
    MA, University of Washington
    BA, University of Washington
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Teaching

  • Summer 2014

  • Fall 2014

    • HIST-296 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Cultural History of China
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  • Spring 2015

    • HIST-399 Conversations in History: Indiana Jones in History
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