Advisor: Rebecca Nedostup
Research Interests: State-building and Nationalism in Modern China, Political Culture, Knowledge Production, Intellectual and Cultural History, History of Maps.
Yu-chi Chang works on the history of modern China and Taiwan. His research explores knowledge production and state-building in early twentieth-century China, with a focus on the intersection of the emergence of new forms of maps, the production and reception of cartographic knowledge, and the state’s censorship of maps.
Dissertation: “Imagining the Loss: Maps, Geographic Knowledge, and the Making of the Chinese Nation-State, 1920s-1940s”