- M.Phil. Degree in Social Science the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
- B.Sc/ Degree in Global China Studies at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
WANG Yuqian is a PhD student studying modern Chinese history. Before joining the East Asian Studies Department at Princeton, she gained her MPhil Degree in Social Science and BSc Degree in Global China Studies at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Her research interests include the topics of emotions and gender in modern Chinese social and cultural history. Her Mphil thesis explains the fast development of university coeducation in early 20th-century China through a case study of Utopia University in Shanghai. Besides intellectual navigation, she also explores human subjectivity in creative Chinese writing and has published a short story in a collection edited by the Chinese writer YAN Lianke.