Chris Yuan is a young researcher who holds a MA degree in movie marketing and management and receives his PhD in history from the University of Queensland in March 2017. His interdisciplinary background has focused on modern Chinese and Taiwanese history, war and soldiers, overseas Chinese studies, Asian popular culture, documentary and film. Chris is also an experienced marketing specialist who has worked in publishing and non-governmental organisations. Chris is competent in writing proposals, making marketing plans and organising business events.

Qualifications

  • 2017: PhD Candidate in History (The University of Queensland, Australia)
  • 2007: MA in Sound and Image Studies in Management (Tainan National University of the Arts, Taiwan)
  • 2002: BA in Mass Communication (University of Hsuan Chuang University, Taiwan)

Research Interests

Modern Chinese History, Asian Studies, Cultural Studies, Film and Popular Culture, Overseas Chinese Studies

Scholarships and Awards

  • People’s Choice, School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, The University of Queensland, 2015
  • Academic Excellence, Tainan National University of the Arts, 2004
  • First Place in Class, Husan Chuang University, 2002
  • Outstanding Student Scholarship of Dapeng Cultural and Educational Foundation, 1999-2001