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Jing Li

Jing Li

Associate Professor
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Department of History

College Hall 606
Phone: 412.396.4220


Ph.D., History, Rice University, 1995

Educated first at Jilin University in China, Dr. Li received his doctoral degree in history from Rice University. Before coming to the United States, Dr. Li worked as a research fellow at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing. He joined the faculty of Duquesne University in 2002.


HIST 162: East Asian Civilization
HIST 256: Social History of China
HIST 291: History of Japan
HIST 292: History of Traditional China
HIST 293: History of Modern China
HIST 379: East Asia and the U.S.
HIST 381: East Asian History through Film
HIST 485W/585: China in Revolution
HIST 488W/588: China and the West


In research, Dr. Li focuses on the history of U.S.-China relations and the political and cultural life of modern China. He is the author of China's America: The Chinese View the United States, 1900-2000, which the Choice magazine named one of the Top 25 Academic Books for 2011.