Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

University of California, Irvine


Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom is Chancellor's Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine and the editor of the Journal of Asian Studies.

Featured Work

JUN 17, 2019 Podcast

The Crack-Up: A Hundred Years of Student Protests in China, with Jeffrey Wasserstrom

In the latest "Crack-Up" podcast, China expert Jeffrey Wasserstrom discusses the rich history of Chinese student protests. From the May Fourth movement in 1919 to Tiananmen ...

Shanghai. CREDIT: <a href="">Trey Ratcliff</a> <a href="">(CC)</a>

APR 4, 2018 Podcast

#MeToo in China, with Maura Cunningham and Jeffrey Wasserstrom

China experts Cunningham and Wasserstrom start by talking about the small, mainly campus-based #MeToo campaign in China--to avoid internet censorship young people often use emojis ...

Xi and Putin at the Moscow Victory Day Parade, May 2015. CREDIT: <a href=""></a>

DEC 15, 2016 Podcast

Risks to U.S.-China Relations Under Trump

Where are U.S.-China relations right now and where are they headed? "I don't think we should give up hope in some way forward. ...

MAR 1, 2016 Podcast

Human Rights in China with Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Senior Fellow Devin Stewart speaks to scholar Jeffrey Wasserstrom, of University of California, Irvine, about the current state of Chinese media, politics, leadership, and human ...

MAY 7, 2010 Podcast

China in the 21st Century: Devin Stewart Interviews Jeffrey Wasserstrom

In this lively discussion, topics include China's diversity, its "net nanny" approach to the internet, and why China and the U.S. are more alike ...