Afra Wang is pursuing her Master’s degree in International History at Columbia University. She previously interned with The Journal of Asian Studies and ChinaFile where she gained rich academic and online publishing experience. Wang is an aspiring writer and scholar. Her works have appeared in The New York Times Chinese and Initium Media. Wang has strong interests in nationalism, U.S.-China relations, popular culture and Hong Kong politics. Her current research is on Sino-British negotiations from 1982 to 1984. She has also engaged in few ongoing pieces of research on China's One Child Policy, the Walt Disney Company, and China's nuclear normalization in the 1950s.


Last Updated: April 20, 2017



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