Ivan Allen Jr. Legacy Awards
Professor of History
Hanchao Lu is Professor of History in the School of History and Sociology at Georgia Tech’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts and Director of the Atlanta-based China Research Center. A specialist in socioeconomic history of modern China, Lu has been published widely in leading journals in the fields of social history, urban history, modern and contemporary China, and Asian studies. His works have been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish. He has published eight books, three of which have won major book awards. Lu has been visiting fellow at prestigious research institutions, including the East Asian Institute of Singapore, the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, Tsing-hua University (Beijing), Humboldt University (Berlin), and Academia Sinica (Taiwan).