Dong Wang (王栋) is a historian of U.S.-China relations, modern China, and China and the world. She is distinguished university professor of history and director of the Wellington Koo Institute for Modern China in World History at Shanghai Univ., as well as research associate at the Fairbank Center of Harvard Univ. since 2002. She is a naturalized American citizen based in the Boston area, the Lower Rhine of Germany, and Shanghai.
Dec. 15, 2020
Within a year of the end of the American Revolution, the United States sent a ship to China, where the government hoped Americans could start a robust (and lucrative) trade.