Hanchao Lu

Professor and director of the China Research Center, School of History and Sociology

A specialist in modern East Asian history, Hanchao Lu has published widely in leading journals in both English and Chinese. He is the author of three award-winning books including The Birth of A Republic: Francis Stafford’s Photographs of China’s 1911 Revolution and Beyond (University of Washington, 2010). His works have been translated into Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Spanish. Lu is the editor-in-chief of the peer-reviewed journal, Chinese Historical Review, and the editor of a sixteen-volume series, The Culture and Customs of Asia (ABC-Clio). Lu brought the China Research Center to Georgia Tech in 2017.