Sarah Xia Yu

PhD Candidate

PhD CandidateCommunication Within the Curriculum Teaching Fellow


College Hall 308E

Online Office Hours

Mondays 1 to 2:30pm

Thursdays 10am to noon


MA (History), University of Pennsylvania

MPhil (History), The University of Hong Kong
"Wartime Chinese Study Abroad, 1937--1945: The Grand Ideal of National Salvation"

BA (History and International Relations), Brown University

Research Interests

Republican China (1911--1949)

History of public health and health/hygiene education

Local autonomy and welfare development

Global/local collaborations for hygiene and health education 

History of Shanxi province

Digital humanities 


Courses Taught

HIST231-403 The Chinese Diasporas (Fall 2021, Spring 2022)

HIST097-601 Modern China (Spring 2020)

Selected Publications