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    Professor Timothy Cheek

Professor Timothy Cheek is Director of the Institute of Asian Research (IAR) at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs at the University of British Columbia. He is Professor and Louis Cha Chair in Chinese Research at the IAR and Department of History. His research, teaching and translating focus on the recent history of China, especially the role of Chinese intellectuals in the twentieth century and the history of the Chinese Communist Party. His books include The Intellectual in Modern Chinese History (2015), Living with Reform: China Since 1989 (2006), Mao Zedong and China’s Revolutions (2002) and Propaganda and Culture in Mao’s China (1997), as well as edited volumes, Voices from the Chinese Century: Intellectual Debates on China’s Dream (2019) with David Ownby and Joshua Fogel, Mao’s Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings, 1912-1949, Vol. VIII (2015) with Stuart R. Schram, The Cambridge Critical Introduction to Mao (2010), New Perspectives on State Socialism in China (1997), with Tony Saich, amongst others. In recent years Cheek has been working with some Chinese intellectuals to explore avenues of collaborative research and translation.