Academic Appointments


  • Professor, History

Program Affiliations


  • Center for East Asian Studies
  • Modern Thought and Literature

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


I co-direct an international project that seeks to recover the history of Chinese railroad workers in North America.

2019-20 Courses


Stanford Advisees


  • Doctoral Dissertation Reader (AC)
    Riley Brett-Roche, Charlotte Hull, Laura Ng, Alastair Su
  • Orals Evaluator
    Charlotte Hull, Paul Nauert, Carolyn Zola
  • Doctoral Dissertation Advisor (AC)
    Paul Nauert, Vivian Yan
  • Doctoral (Program)
    Calvin Cheung-Miaw, Vannessa Velez, Vivian Yan

All Publications


  • Mr. X and the Pacific: George F. Kennan and American Policy in East Asia. (Book Review) JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY Book Review Authored by: Chang, G. H. 2019; 106 (3): 821–22
  • JFK, CHINA, AND THE BOMB JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY Chang, G. H. 1988; 74 (4): 1287-1310
  • Foothills CALIFORNIA HISTORY Chang, G. H. 2019; 96 (2): 105–8
  • The Chinese and the Stanfords: Nineteenth-Century America's Fraught Relationship with the China Men AMERASIA JOURNAL Chang, G. H. 2019; 45 (1): 86–102
  • A Note for History INTRODUCTION AMERASIA JOURNAL Chang, G. H. 2019; 45 (1): 3–5
  • Gordon H. Chang AMERASIA JOURNAL Chang, G. H. 2018; 44 (3): 133–35
  • The Many Sides of Happy Lim: aka Hom Ah Wing, Lin Jian Fu, Happy Lum, Lin Chien Fu, Hom Yen Chuck, Lam Kin Foo, Lum Kin Foo, Hom, Lim Goon Wing, Lim Gin Foo, Gin Foo Lin, Koon Wing Lim, Henry Chin, Lim Ying Chuck, Lim Ah Wing, et. al. AMERASIA JOURNAL Chang, G. H. 2008; 34 (2): 70-98
  • Remembering Yuji - Yugi Ichioka AMERASIA JOURNAL Chang, G. H. 2002; 28 (3): IX-XIV
  • Writing the history of Chinese immigrants to America SOUTH ATLANTIC QUARTERLY Chang, G. H. 1999; 98 (1-2): 135-142
  • HISTORY AND POSTMODERNISM AMERASIA JOURNAL Chang, G. H. 1995; 21 (1-2): 89-93
  • TO THE NUCLEAR BRINK - EISENHOWER, DULLES, AND THE QUEMOY-MATSU CRISIS INTERNATIONAL SECURITY Chang, G. H. 1988; 12 (4): 96-123
  • A SYMPOSIUM ON MARXISM IN CHINA TODAY - COMMENTS BULLETIN OF CONCERNED ASIAN SCHOLARS Chang, G. 1988; 20 (1): 26-27
  • A SYMPOSIUM ON MARXISM IN CHINA TODAY - INTRODUCTION BULLETIN OF CONCERNED ASIAN SCHOLARS Chang, G. H. 1988; 20 (1): 11-11