Associate Professor, Department of History
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(http://www.history.northwestern.edu/people/carroll.html )Peter Carroll specializes in the social and cultural history of 19th and 20th century China . His research interests include urban history, Chinese modernism, popular and material culture, gender/sexuality, and nationalism. A Fulbright recipient, he has also held fellowships with the Project on Cities and Urban Knowledges, New York University ; the Center for Chinese Studies, UC Berkeley; and the Center for Chinese Studies, Taipei , Taiwan . He is the author ofBetween Heaven and Modernity: Reconstructing Suzhou, 1895-1937(Stanford University Press, 2006). He is currently working on a project exploring suicide and notions modern society in China , 1900-1957.