Wenqing Kang
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 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: History
 Office: RT 1305
 Phone: 216-875-9688
 Email: W.KANG@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1305, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
Ph.D., History, University of California, Santa Cruz
M.A., History, University of California, Santa Cruz
M.A., Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities and Social thought, New York University
M.A., History, University of Denver
B.A., English, Institute of International Relations, Beijing
 
Brief Bio:
Wenqing Kang is associate professor in the Department of History. Before arriving at CSU, he taught at the Pacific Lutheran University. He received his B.A. from the Institute of International Relations, Beijing, China, and an M.A. in U.S. History from the University of Denver. He also completed an M.A. from the John W. Draper Interdisciplinary Master's Program in Humanities and Social Thought at New York University before commencing his doctoral studies in Chinese History at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His research interest is history of gender and sexuality in China.

His book "Obsession: Male Same-Sex Relations in China, 1900-1950" was published by Hong Kong University Press in 2009. He is currently researching homosexuality in the People's Republic of China. His article "Decriminalization and Depathologization of Homosexuality in China" is included in the book "China In and Beyond the Headlines" published by Rowman and Littlefield (2012). His writing appears in Positions: Asia Critique, Journal of Asian Studies, Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, Pacific Affairs, Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review, PRC History Review, and China Quarterly.

He is the recipient of American Council of Learned Societies fellowship.

At Cleveland State University, he teaches Introduction to Graduate Studies in History, Chinese History, History of East Asia, World History, and History of Gender and Sexuality in China.
 
Honors and Awards:
American Research in the Humanities in China, American Council of Learned Societies, 2012-2013  
Visiting Scholarship at the University of Tasmania, Australia, Summer 2011
Cleveland State University Scholarship Initiative, 2010
 
Research Interests:
History of gender and sexuality in China