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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