About the Author
Jun Xing is Professor and Director of the General Education Centre at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received his PhD in American Studies from the University of Minnesota at Twin Cities. Trained as a cultural historian, Professor Xing specializes in US immigration, American ethnicity, popular culture, and the history of cultural relations between the United States and China. Before arriving in Hong Kong, Professor Xing served as a professor and director of academic program and assessment in the United States for many years. He is the author/editor of six other English-language books, including Baptized in the Fire of Revolution (Lehigh University Press, 1996), Asian America through the Lens (Sage Publications, 1998), Reversing the Lens (University of Colorado Press, 2003), Teaching for Change (Lexington Books, 2006), Seeing Color (University of Hong Kong Press, 2007), and Service Learning in Asia (University of Hong Kong Press, 2010).