Walder, Andrew



Andrew Walder is currently the Denise O’Leary and Kent Thiry Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University.  He previously taught at Columbia University, Harvard University, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.  He began studying Chinese politics as a student in the early 1970s, and has long specialized in research on Mao-era China, focusing on social transformation and political conflict after Mao.  He is now writing a comprehensive social and political history of the Mao period.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Fractured Rebellion: The Beijing Red Guard Movement
(Our Cover Feature of April 15, 2010)