BA (Hons, University Medal), Sydney; PhD, Harvard
Joel Wing-Lun is Lecturer in History and Asian Studies at UNSW. His research uses fieldwork and village documents to examine the social, economic and environmental impact of imperial expansion on communities in Southwest China from the seventeenth through the twentieth century. He is currently researching marriage practices and networks in Guizhou Province at the turn of the twentieth century.
Joel holds a PhD in History and East Asian Languages from Harvard University and was a visiting research student at Peking University, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, and the Australian National University. He is the translator of The Chinese Empire in Local Society: Ming Military Institutions and Their Legacies (Routledge, 2020).
He is an affiliated researcher at the Laureate Centre for History and Population at UNSW and a member of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.
ARTS4249: The Humanities, Then and Now (History and Area Studies Honours Seminar, Terms 1 and 2)
ARTS2908: Sex and Power in Early Modern China and Japan (Term 2)
ARTS1211: Australia's Asian Context (Term 3)
ARTS3217: History of Modern China (Term 3)