Wesleyan portrait of Ying Jia  Tan

Ying Jia Tan

Assistant Professor of History

Public Affairs Center, 138
860-685-2259

Assistant Professor, East Asian Studies

ytan@wesleyan.edu

BA University of California, Berkeley
MA Stanford University
MPHIL Yale University
PHD Yale University

Ying Jia Tan

Ying Jia Tan's research focuses on the history of energy in Modern China. He is currently working on a book about the history of electrical power industries in China between 1927 and 1963. The project analyzes the energy politics behind three decades of war and revolution.

Ying Jia Tan is a historian of science and technology with allied interests in environmental history and the history of cartography. Prior to joining academia, he was the defense and public health correspondent for a Chinese language daily in Singapore.

Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

Fall 2017: Wednesday 10-11.30; 1.10-2.30, or by appointment

Courses

Fall 2017
HIST 223 - 01
Traditional China

HIST 224 - 01
Modern China

Spring 2018
CHUM 307 - 01
Anthropocene as Modern Grand N