Ping Zhu

Title(s)Professor, Literature
SchoolVc-academic Affairs
Address9500 Gilman Drive #
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Rutgers UniversityPhDComparative Literature
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    University of Oklahoma2022  - 2023Faculty Investment Program Award
    University of Oklahoma2020Kinney Sugg Outstanding Professor Award
    American Library Association2020Choice’s Outstanding Academic Title
    University of Oklahoma2019  - 2020 Humanities Forum Fellowship
    University of Oklahoma2018CAS Senior Faculty Summer Fellowship
    University of Oklahoma2014VPR Junior Faculty Summer Fellowship
    University of Oklahoma2013  - 2014Presidential Dream Course Award
    University of Oklahoma2012Institute for US-China Issues Faculty Research Grant
    University of Oklahoma2011  - 2013CAS Junior Faculty Summer Fellowships
    University of Oklahoma 2010US-China Issues Faculty Course Development Grant

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    Ping Zhu is Professor in Transnational Chinese / Sinophone Literary, Film, and Media Studies in the Department of Literature at UC San Diego. She serves as the Editor in Chief of the peer-reviewed journal Chinese Literature and Thought Today and is an editorial board member for World Literature Today. Previously, she served as Acting Editor in Chief of Chinese Literature Today from 2017 to 2021.
    Prior to joining UCSD, Ping Zhu taught at Rutgers University and the University of Oklahoma. She is the author of Gender and Subjectivities in Early Twentieth-century Chinese Literature and Culture (2015), and the co-editor (with Zhuoyi Wang and Jason McGrath) of Maoist Laughter (2019) and co-editor (with Faye Hui Xiao) Feminisms with Chinese Characteristics (2021). She is currently working on a monograph titled “The Cult of Labor in Modern China.”