Field: Modern Chinese History
Advisor: Eugenia Lean
His second major project explores the little known oceanic histories of China from the 1940s to the 1990s, and it shows how China was continuously seeking out international connections through the oceans in a period that is traditionally characterized as self-imposed isolation.
A native of Beijing, Yingchuan received his B.A. in History (Highest Departmental Honors) with a minor in East Asian Studies from University of California, Los Angeles in 2016.