Cong Wins Fulbright Grant to China

April 1, 2008

Xiaoping Cong, associate professor of history, has been awarded a Fulbright research grant to China for 2008-2009. Cong will spend the next year in China conducting research for her next book, which will focus on the analysis of legal cases of marriage and how this legal practice helped the construction of a gender ideology in 20th century China. Cong's first book, “Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State,” was awarded the Academic Excellence Award for 2008 by the Chinese Historians in the U.S. organization.
Staff reports