Personal Statement:

Zuoyue Wang published In Sputnik’s Shadow: The President’s Science Advisory Committee and Cold War America (based on his dissertation) in 2008 and is now writing a book tentatively titled Chinese American Scientists: A Transnational History, for which he received a grant from the National Science Foundation in 2010-2014. In 2008-2009 he served as the Hixon-Riggs visiting professor of science, technology, and society at Harvey Mudd College, and in March 2016 he delivered the Trimble Science Heritage Lecture at the American Institute of Physics.

Dissertation Title:

American Science and the Cold War: The Rise of the U.S. President Science Advisory Committee

Faculty Advisor(s):

Lawrence Badash