Our Faculty

Joseph Lee


Dyson College of Arts and Sciences


  • @New York City
    41 Park Row History Department


Professor of History and Executive Director of the Global Asia Institute


PhD , School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London , UK , 2000

MA , SOAS, University of London , UK , 1994

BA , Royal Holloway, University of London , UK , 1993

Awards and Honors

  • The 11th International Conference on Chaozhou Studies, August 17, 2015 - The Best Paper Award


Lee, J. T. & Kolluri, S. K. (2020, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Globalizing the American Classroom with Hong Kong and Bollywood Cinemas. Ching-Ching Lin and M. Cristina Zaccarini (Eds.), Internationalization in Action: Leveraging Diversity and Inclusion in Globalized Classrooms. New York, NY, USA: Peter Lang. , pages 131–146. http://www.peterlang.com/view/title/69985?format=HC

Lee, J. & Laamann, L. P. (2019, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). The Church as Safe Haven: Christian Governance in China. Leiden, The Netherlands: E. J. Brill. , pages 330. http://brill.com/abstract/title/36449

LEE, J. T. (2018, May). Christianizing South China: Mission, Development, and Identity in Modern Chaoshan. New York, US: Palgrave Macmillan. http://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783319722658

Lee, J. & Chow, C. C. (2017, December). Context and Horizon: Visualizing Chinese-Western Cultural Encounters in Chaoshan. Beijing, China: Sanlian Publishing.

Lee, J. (2017, December 7). Despair and Hope: Cinematic Identity in Hong Kong of the 2000s. Social Transformations in Chinese Societies. Vol 13 (Issue 2) , pages 173-188. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/STICS-04-2017-0010

Lee, J. (2017, December 1). Faith and Defiance: Christian Prisoners in Maoist China. Review of Religion and Chinese Society. Vol 4 (Issue 2) , pages 167-192. http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/22143955-00402002

Smith, R. G. & LEE, J. (2017, November). A Bird Without Wings: A Conversational Approach Toward Heritage Preservation Among Tibetan New Yorkers. Social Transformations in Chinese Societies. Vol 13 (Issue 1) , pages 91-103. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/STICS-06-2016-0005

Lee, J., Antony, R. J. & , . (2016, December 31). Chinese Secret Societies and Popular Movements Revisited: An Introduction. Frontiers of History in China. Vol 11 (Issue 4) , pages 503–509.

Lee, J. T. & Kolluri, S. K. (2016, December). Hong Kong and Bollywood: Globalization of Asian Cinemas. New York, NY, USA: Palgrave-Macmillan. http://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9781349949311

Lee, J. (2015, March). China and India: Globalization with Different Paths. Social and Cultural Research Occasional Paper . Vol 16


Intersection of Faith and Politics in China, and US-China Relations

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