2013 Proposed Development of a National Education Research Agenda and Research Coordination Committee of the Republic of Zambia’s Ministry of Science, Vocational Training, and Early Education (MESVTEE). Concept Paper for Stakeholders, Donors, and Development Partners. Lusaka, Zambia: USAID and MESVTEE.
2012 Higher Education Management Program Review. Part of the Ten-Year Self-Study Report of the Department of Administrative and Policy Studies. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh
2012 Social and Comparative Analysis in Education Program Review. Part of the Ten-Year Self-Study Report of the Department of Administrative and Policy Studies. Pittsburgh: Department of Administrative and Policy Studies, University of Pittsburgh.
2014 “Are student protests in Arab states caused by economic and political grievances? Empirical evidence from the 2006-07 Arab Barometer,” Peabody Journal of Education 89(1).
2013 “Gender gaps in mathematics, science and reading achievements in Muslim countries: A quantile regression approach,” Education Economics 21(4), pp. 343-359.
2013 “Accounting for risk of non-completion in private and social rates of return to higher education,” Journal of Education Finance 39(1), pp. 73-95.
2013 “Laos.” In James Ainsworth (Ed.), Sociology of Education: An A-to-Z Guide. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
2013 “Uzbekistan.” In James Ainsworth (Ed.), Sociology of Education: An A-to-Z Guide. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
2013 “Comparative, International and Development Education: A North American Perspective as Reflected in the Work of Rolland G. Paulston.” Pp. 126-144 in Shoko Yamada and Minoru Morishita (Eds.), Cultivating the Horizon of Comparative Education: Diverse Scholarship and Knowledge Collaboration (HIKAKU KYOUIKU-GAKU NO CHIHEI WO HIRAKU: TAYOUNA GAKUMON-KAN TO CHI NO KYOUDOU). Tokyo: Toshindo Publishing Co. (Japanese language publication).
2013 “Chinese Graduate Students’ Adjustment to Academic Demands in American Universities.” Tan, Tian and Weidman, John C. Pp. 118-131 in Tricia Coverdale-Jones (Ed.), Transnational Higher Education in the Asian Context. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
2012 “Realism, Reception, 1968, and West Africa” in Modern Language Quarterly special issue, “Peripheral Realisms,” 73.3: 289-308.
2011 “Representing the Slum Non-Magically” in Legacies of Modernism: Historicizing Contemporary Fiction. Ed. David James, Cambridge UP, pp. 253-278.
2011 “Adichie’s Genealogies: National and Feminine Novels” Research in African Literatures 42.2: 91-101.
"From Superflat Windows to Facebook Walls--- Mobility and Multiplicity of an Animated Shopping Gaze" Mechademia 7 (2012), 203-221.
“From “D-Buffs” to the “D-Generation”: Piracy, Cinema, and An Alternative Public Sphere in Urban China” International Journal of Communication, Vol. 6 (2012), 542-563.
“Clowns, Crimes, and Capital: Popular Crime-Comedies in Post-Crisis Korea” Film International, Vol. 7 (2009), No. 2, 20-34.
2012 “Teaching Indian Cinema: The Burden of Representation and Other Dilemmas of National Cinema Pedagogy” in Teaching Film, eds. Lucy Fischer and Patrice Petro
2011 “Importing Neorealism, Exporting Cinema: Indian Cinema and Film Festivals in the 1950s,” Global Neorealism: The Transnational History of a Film Style. Eds. Robert Sklar and Saverio Giovacchini, University Press of Mississippi,
2010 “Sant Tukaram (1936),” The Cinema of India: 24 Frames Series. Ed. Lalitha Gopalan Wallflower Press
2015 In Manchuria: Journeys Across China’s Northeast Frontier. New York: Bloomsbury.
2012 “Beijing, Forever.” Foreign Policy, September/October 2012.
2011 “China’s Big Zhang!” The New York Times, 2 Jan. 2011.
2009 “What the Chinese Want from Obama.” The New York Times, 20 Feb. 2009.
2008 The Last Days of Old Beijing: Life in the Vanishing Backstreets of a City Transformed. New York: Bloomsbury.
2013 “Finding the Field: Notes on Caribbean Cultural Criticism, Area Studies, and the Forms of Engagement.” Small Axe 41: 58-73; special issue on “What is Caribbean Studies?”
2011 “Memory-Work, Field-Work: Reading Merle Collins and the Poetics of Place.” Routledge Companion to Caribbean Literature. Eds. Alison Donnell and Michael Bucknor. Routledge.
2010 “Introduction: Legacies Left,” Legacies Left: Radical Politics in the Caribbean Special Issue of Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 12.1: 1-10.
"Aesthetics and the End of the Mimetic Moment: The Introduction of Art Education in Japanese and Egyptian Schools," Comparative Studies in Society and History 58, no. 4 (October 2016): 982-1003.
“Kanji bunkaen” [Cultural sphere of Chinese characters], “arufabetto” [Alphabet]. Entries in Gendai shakaigaku jiten [Encyclopedia of Contemporary Social Science]. Tokyo: Kōbundō, 2012.
“Japan’s Bifurcated Modernity: Writing and Calligraphy in Japanese Public Schools, 1872-1943.” Theory, Culture and Society 26, no. 2-3 (2009): 233-247.
“Shakib Arslan’s Imagining of Europe: The Colonizer, the Inquisitor, the Islamic, the Virtuous, and the Friend.” In Islam in Europe in the Interwar Period: Networks, Status, Challenges. Edited by Nathalie Clayer and Eric Germain, 156-182. New York: Columbia University Press, 2008.
2014 Cook, James, Joshua Goldstein, Matthew Johnson, and Sigrid Schmalzer, eds. Visualizing Modern China: Image, History, and Memory, 1889-Present. New York: Lexington Press.
“Dissecting modernity: anatomy, the language of dissection, and the birth of biopolitics in China.” Under revision.
First editor with William H. Schneider and Daqing Zhang, “China and the globalization of biomedicine.” Based on selected papers from Luce-sponsored conferences in Indianapolis (2012) and Beijing (2013).
2012 “The Manchu Hongloumeng,” in Andrew Schonebaum and Tina Lu, eds. Approaches to Teaching The Story of the Stone (Dream of the Red Chamber). (New York: Modern Language Association of America), pp. 144-58.
2012 “Sons of Heaven: The Qing Appropriation of the Chinese Model of Universal Empire,” in Universalism: Genealogies of Imperial Culture and Representation, edited by Peter Fibiger Bang and Dariusz Kołodziejczyk (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), pp. 233-49.
2010 “Qing Historical Studies in North America: Research, Teaching and Resources” (“BeiMei Qingshi yanjiu,jiaoxue yu qi wenxian ziyuan”), pp. 195-225 in Chinese Studies in North America: Research and Resources, ed. Zhang Haihui et al. Beijing: Zhonghu shuju.
History of Art & Architecture
2011 Total Modernity and the Avant-Garde in Twentieth-Century Chinese Art MIT Press.
2009 Yi School: Thirty Years of Chinese “Abstract Art” Barcelona: La Cáxia Foundation.
2005 The Wall: Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art New York and Beijing: The Albright Knox Art Gallery and China Millennium Museum.
Forthcoming “The Death and Funeral of Imperial Consort Ishi (1076-1103) in Chûyûki, eds. Joan Piggot and Yoshida Sanae. Cornell University Press.
2013 Review of Thomas Conlon’s From Sovereign to Symbol: An Age of Ritual Determinism in Fourteenth-Century Japan (Oxford University Press, 2011) in Journal of Japanese Studies
2009 The Material Culture of Death in Medieval Japan. University of Hawaii
2013 “Imperial Expansion in the Late Warring States and Han Dynasty Periods: A Case Study from South Central Inner Mongolia,” with Gregory Indrisano, in Archaeological Histories and Anthropological Interpretations of Imperialism, Gregory E. Areshian (ed.), Cotson Institute of Archaeology, UCLA Press
2013 “Gender Archaeology in East Asia and Eurasia,” with Karen S. Rubinson, in A Companion to Gender Prehistory, Diane Bolger (ed.), London: Wiley-Blackwell
2012 “Ritualization of Weapons in a Contact Zone: Between the Past and the Present, with Yang Jianhua, in the Archaeology of Power and Politics in Eurasia: Regimes and Revolutions, Charles W. Hartley, G. Bike Yazicioglu, and Adam T. Smith, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
2012 Colonial Frames, Nationalist Histories: Imperial Legacies, Architecture, and Modernity (Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate Publishing Limited). Co-edited with Madhuri Desai.
2012 “From Colonial Memorial to National Monument: The Case of the Kashmiri Gate, Delhi” in Mrinalini Rajagopalan and Madhuri Desai, eds., Colonial Frames, Nationalist Histories: Imperial Legacies, Architecture, and Modernity (Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate Publishing Limited), pgs. 73-101.
2011 “A Medieval Monument and its Modern Myths of Iconoclasm: The Enduring Contestations over the Qutb Complex in Delhi, India” in Dale Kinney and Richard Brilliant, eds., Reuse Value: Spoliation and Appropriation in Art and Architecture from Constantine to Sherrie Levine
2013 “Comparing social tags with subject headings on annotating books: a study comparing the information science domain in English and Chinese”, Journal of Information Science.
2012 Undergraduate Students’ Interaction with Online Information Resources in Their Academic Tasks: A Comparative Study. Aslib Proceedings
2012 A Study of Relevance Feedback Techniques in Interactive Multilingual Information Access Library Hi Tech
2011 Arbitral and Judicial Proceedings: Indistinguishable Justice of Justice Denied? Wake Forest L. Rev.
2011 Judges’ Gender and Employment Discrimination Cases: Evidence-Based Empirical Conclusions, Iowa J. of Gender, Race & Justice.
2010 Seeing Subtle Racism, 6 Stanford J. Civil Rights & Civil Liberties 183