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Andrew Hsieh


Before joining the Grinnell faculty in 1978, Andrew Hsieh received his education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Kyoto University (Japan), and Yale University. He has currently entered Senior Faculty Status. He taught Chinese and Japanese history classes at the college, and also held concurrent professorships at Nanjing University and Anhui University in the People's Republic of China. Mr. Hsieh's research interest lies in the social and intellectual history of late imperial China. In addition to teaching, he enjoys gardening and travel.

Campus Phone: 

(641) 269-3093


(641) 269-4733

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On-Campus Address: 

1022 Park Street, 2D
United States

Education / Degrees: 

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Kyoto University (Japan), and Yale University

Courses Taught: 

HIS 275: China to the 17th Century
HIS 276: China since the 17th Century
HIS 277: Japan to the Meiji Restoration
HIS 278: Japan since the Meiji Restoration
HIS 375: Mao Zedong (1893-1976): Portraits of the Chairman

Primary Academic Interest: 

Chinese and Japanese history