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History Professor Q. Edward Wang receives Research Achievement Award

Congratulations to History Professor Q. Edward Wang who received the Research Achievement Award at Rowan's Celebrating Excellence Awards, which were held on Tuesday, April 9, 2013. 

Dr. Wang is a distinguished international scholar in the field of historiography—the study of how history is written. Author or co-editor of eight books written in English and Chinese, Wang's research has been funded by various foundations, including the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation in Washington, D.C. In 2007, Wang became received the Changjiang Guest Professorship at Peking University, China's leading university. Since 2005, Wang has been an officer on the International Commission for the History and Theory of Historiography, a group of 13 internationally recognized historical thinkers and theorists. In 2010, he served a fellowship at the prestigious Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, which allowed him to work on his research, write, and exchange ideas with other leading history scholars. He's currently writing Chopsticks: A Cultural and Culinary History.

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Left to right: Shreekanth Mandayam, Associate Provost for Research; Q. Edward Wang; Cindy Vitto, Dean of the College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Left to right: Shreekanth Mandayam, Associate Provost for Research; Q. Edward Wang; Cindy Vitto, Dean of the College of Humanities & Social Sciences