Aaron Glasserman is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China at Princeton University. His research interests include the history and politics of ethnicity and religion in China; minority nationalism; law and legal history; comparative religion-state relations; and modern Islamic political and religious movements. He was previously an Academy Scholar (postdoctoral fellow) at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies at Harvard University. He received a Ph.D. in History from Columbia University in 2021 and a B.A. in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University in 2013.

Last Updated: February 22, 2023



Touting ‘Ethnic Fusion,’ China’s New Top Official for Minority Affairs Envisions a Country Free of Cultural Difference

Aaron Glasserman
Pan’s election to the Central Committee suggests that the Xi administration’s hard turn toward assimilationism will likely continue and perhaps intensify. Pan is the second Han official in a row to head the Ethnic Affairs Commission, which for...