Zach Fredman | Duke Kunshan University

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Zach Fredman

Assistant Professor of Humanities, Duke Kunshan University


Zach Fredman is an Assistant Professor of Humanities at Duke Kunshan University. He received his BA in History from the University of Arizona and his MA and PhD in History from Boston University (2016). Dr. Fredman’s research focuses on U.S.- China relations, and his first book, forthcoming with University of North Carolina Press, examines the U.S. military presence in China during the 1940s. Dr. Fredman has carried out extensive archival research in China, and his work has been published in Frontiers of History in China, Diplomatic History, Diplomacy and Statecraft, and The Washington Post. In 2017, he received the Edward M. Coffman First Book Manuscript Prize from the Society for Military History and the Betty M. Unterberger Dissertation Prize from the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. Prior to joining Duke Kunshan University, he held postdoctoral fellowships at Dartmouth College (2017–2018) and Nanyang Technological University (2016–2017).