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PhD, University of California, San Diego
MA, University of Washington
BA, University of Washington
Area of Expertise:
modern Chinese history, Xinjiang Province, minority governance in China
Justin Jacobs is a historian of modern China. His research concerns the northwestern Chinese borderlands, comparative Eurasian empires, and the historical politics of archaeological expeditions. He is the author of Indiana Jones in History: From Pompeii to the Moon (IndianaJonesInHistory.com) and Xinjiang and the Modern Chinese State. He is currently completing his next book, The Compensations of Plunder: How China Lost Its Treasures.
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