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Current Member

Emily Baum

George F. Kennan Member

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

History of China, History of Medicine

Home Institution

University of California, Irvine

Emily Baum is interested in the history of Chinese medicine, alternative medicine, and popular beliefs and superstitions. While at IAS, she will be writing a book on the history of acupuncture, its global circulations between China and the United States, and its genesis as a type of complementary/alternative medical practice.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies
current

Degrees

University of California, San Diego
Ph.D.
2013
Johns Hopkins - Nanjing Center
Diploma
2008
Columbia University
M.A.
2007
Georgetown University
B.A.
2006

Honors

2011-2012
Fulbright IIE
2020
Fulbright Scholar

Appointments

University of California, Irvine
Associate Professor