ANDREW FIELD’S PROFIL
Dr. Andrew Field is a scholar of Chinese history and culture, living and working in Shanghai. He has taught Chinese history for the University of Puget Sound, University of New South Wales, and New York University, and has directed study abroad programs for Dartmouth College, CIEE, and Boston University. He is currently the Associate Dean of Hult International Business School in Shanghai.
Andrew is the author of Shanghai’s Dancing World: Cabaret Culture and Urban Politics, 1919-1954 (Chinese University Press, 2010), Mu Shiying: China’s Lost Modernist (Hong Kong University Press, 2014), and Shanghai Nightscapes: The Nocturnal Biography of a Global Metropolis, 1912-2012 (University of Chicago Press, forthcoming) as well as numerous articles in scholarly journals on modern Chinese cultural and social history. He produced an independent documentary film, Down: Indie Rock in the PRC.
Andrew graduated from Columbia University in 2001 with a PhD in East Asian Languages and Cultures. He offers walks, talks and study tours on history, culture and metropolitan themes. Some of his special topics and passions include music, jazz and Chinese Indie Rock in particular.