Rosie Levine is a Program Officer at the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, where she works primarily on the Public Intellectuals Program, among other programs.

Levine grew up in Beijing from ages four until nine. Since returning to the United States, she has been striving to understand her second home. This led her to specialize in history, Asian language and cultures, and museum studies at the University of Michigan. She focused her studies on U.S. popular culture, modern Chinese history, cultural heritage, and public history. She wrote her undergraduate honors thesis on U.S. popular responses to the Boxer Rebellion, focusing on how Americans came to understand China during that time. She graduated with High Honors and Highest Distinction in May 2014.

After graduation, Levine moved back to Beijing, where she conducted research and prepared exhibits for a gallery that collects old maps and photographs of Beijing. She then worked for the Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center, a Chinese NGO. She completed an M.A. in Chinese studies at Yenching Academy (Peking University), specializing in history and archaeology.

Last Updated: September 12, 2019

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