Hong Xu

Hong Xu


C.R.U. Communication University of China

Research Interests

Modern China
U.S. History
Mission History


Reforming the Central Empire: An American Missionary, Chinese Literati, and Their International Circle in Late Qing China

Faculty Advisors

Tonio Andrade
Jia-Chen Fu
Chris Suh


Hong Xu was an independent journalist and scholar before pursuing his Ph.D. in History at Emory University. He is the author of China's Quest for Liberty: A Personal History of Freedom (St. Augustine's Press, 2019). His research interests lie in China's relations with the West.