Modern China; Global Cold War
Yi-Ke ZHANG is a Ph.D. student in the Department of History at Yale University. He specializes in the history of twentieth-century China (with an emphasis on the post-1949 period) and Cold War international history. His research focuses on different realms of interactions between China and the world as well as global knowledge production during the Cold War. Currently, he is working on a history of American Studies in the People’s Republic of China.
Yi-Ke earned a B.A. in History and International Relations from the University of British Columbia in 2018 and an M.A. in Asian Studies from the University of California, Berkeley in 2020. In addition, he also studied at Renmin University of China and Tsinghua University in Beijing. Before coming to Yale, Yi-Ke worked as a research associate at Peking University’s Institute of International and Strategic Studies, where he provided policy analysis on US-China relations.