Graduate Student Directory

Wilson Miu
  • Title
    • Ph.D. Candidate
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • History Department
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Humanities Building 1, 115
    • Humanities & Social Sciences Bldg, rm 150 (Grad Lab)
  • Mail Stop History Department

Research Interests

Modern Chinese History, 20th Century East Asia Regional and Comparative social history, History of Family, Marriage, and Funeral; Gender and Sexualities; Quantitative History, History of Hong Kong and Macau 

My dissertation project," Breaking Habits, Changing Customs: Marriage Law and Practice in South China, 1930-1980 " focuses on changes in marriage behaviors, marital customs, mate choice, and marriage payments in responses to implementation of marriage regulations and laws in Republican and Socialist South China and colonial Hong Kong. 

Biography, Education and Training

B.A., University of Chicago, 2014

M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz, 2016

Honors, Awards and Grants

2018 Association for Asian Studies, China and Inner Asia Council Small Grants

2017 Social Science Research Council, Dissertation Proposal Development Grant

2016 Institute for Humanities Research Summer Travel Grant

2015-2016 UC Regents Fellowship