Lei Zhang

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Asian American Studies Program .
778 Social Sciences
276-19th Av. South


Lei Zhang is interested in the intersections of Asian American studies, Chinese immigration to the US, China-US relationship and transpacific studies. He is currently researching on Chinese student migration to the US after 1989. His other current research includes W.E.B. Du Bois and Asia, and American culture in China.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • M.A.: English Language and Literature, Renmin University of China, 2014.


  • US immigration
  • Chinese diaspora
  • Asian Americans
  • US-China relations
Courses Taught
  • AAS1101: Imagining Asian America
  • AMST1012: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens, and Exiles: The U.S. on an Immigrant Planet