Zach Fredman
Assistant Professor of History at Duke Kunshan University

Zach Fredman is a historian of U.S. foreign relations and modern China. His research focuses on U.S.-China relations, and his first book, which is forthcoming with the University of North Carolina Press, examines the U.S. military presence in China during the 1940s. His work has been published in Frontiers of History in ChinaDiplomatic History, Diplomacy and Statecraft , and The Washington Post.  In 2017, he received the Edward M. Coffman First Book Manuscript Prize from the Society for Military History and the Betty M. Unterberger Dissertation Prize from the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. Fredman earned his Ph.D. in History at Boston University in 2016. Prior to coming to DKU, he held postdoctoral fellowships at Dartmouth College (2017–18) and Nanyang Technological University (2016–17). 


Current Research Interests

U.S.-China Relations; Republican China; 20th Century U.S. Foreign Relations; Republican China; World War II; Military Occupation; Chinese Nationalism. 

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