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Reanne Zheng

Research Interests

Asian American Studies

20th-century U.S. History

U.S. Empire/Imperialism 

Hong Kong Diaspora 

Gender and Women Studies

Food History 


M.A. in History - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 

B.A. in History - University of California San Diego 


China-US Scholars Program Research Travel Grant, Institute of International Education: 2024 

Nelle M. Signor Graduate Scholarship in International Relations, Illinois International: 2024 

Global Intersections Grant, UIUC Center for Global Studies: 2023      

Pre-Dissertation Travel Grant, UIUC Department of History: 2023 

Jeffrey S. Tanaka Asian American Studies Grant, UIUC Department of Asian American Studies: 2022-23

Courses Taught

Teaching Assistant (AAS 100) Introduction to Asian American Studies: Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023, Spring 2024

Teaching Assistant (HIST 283) Asian American History: Spring 2022

Additional Campus Affiliations

Department of Asian American Studies