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Joseph Yick

Dr. YickOffice: TMH-208
Phone: 512.245.3748

Educational Background :
Ph.D. - The University of California at Santa Barbara
M.A. - The University of California at Santa Barbara
B.A. - The University of Texas at Austin

Professor Joseph K.S. Yick received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Before moving to Texas State University in 1989, he taught at Auburn University-Montgomery, UC-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara City College, University of Hong Kong, and Hong Kong Baptist University. He is a specialist on the history of Chinese communism and the author of Making Urban Revolution in China: The CCP-GMD Struggle for Beiping-Tianjin, 1945-1949 (M.E. Sharpe), which won Texas State’s 31st Presidential Seminar Award. He was also a winner of the Texas State Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly Activities. He was a three-year Ingram Professor of History at Texas State University. He was also Visiting Professor at the Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library and the Asian Institute of the Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto. He was a research associate at the John King Fairbank Center for East Asian Research at Harvard University. He served as a president of the Southwest Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, and as an editor of the Journal of the Southwest Conference on Asian Studies.