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Zuoyue Wang

Zuoyue Wang has research interests in modern science, technology, and politics in the United States, China, and transnational contexts. The author of In Sputnick’s Shadow (2008), he has published numerous articles on science and science policy topics. At Cal Poly Pomona, he teaches a variety of U.S. history courses including History of American Science and Technology, and Weapons of Mass Destruction. He regularly visits China and gives lectures on American history and history of science there. In 2019, he was elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the most influential general scientific organization in the United States.

Recent Grants and Fellowships:

National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, “Chinese/American Scientists: Transnational Science during the Cold War and Beyond,” 2010-14

Selected Publications:



B.S., Physics, Henan Normal University (Xinxiang, China)

M.S., History of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Beijing, China)

Ph.D., History, UC Santa Barbara


English and Chinese

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