Maura Elizabeth Cunningham

Association for Asian Studies

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My name is Maura Elizabeth Cunningham, and I’m a historian and writer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. I write about a variety of topics—books, pop culture, travel, and feminism among them—but the majority of my work focuses on China. I hold a PhD in Chinese history from the University of California, Irvine and have spent a great deal of time in China: I’ve lived in Beijing, Nanjing, and Shanghai, and also traveled widely in the country.

As Digital Media Manager at the Association for Asian Studies, I manage the online presence of the AAS, including our website, social media, #AsiaNow blog, Digital Dialogue webinars, and this community forum. Please reach out and say hello!