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Thomas Mullaney

Professor of History and, by courtesy, of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Department:
History Department
Ph.D., Columbia University, History (2006)
M.A., Johns Hopkins University, Humanities (2000)
B.A., Johns Hopkins University, International Studies & East Asian Studies (1999)
Thomas S. Mullaney is Professor of History and Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, by courtesy. He is also the Kluge Chair in Technology and Society at the Library of Congress, and a Guggenheim Fellow.

He is the author or lead editor of 7 books, including The Chinese Computer, The Chinese Typewriter (winner of the Fairbank prize), Your Computer is On Fire, and Coming to Terms with the Nation: Ethnic Classification in Modern China.

His writings have appeared in the Journal of Asian Studies, Technology & Culture, Aeon, Foreign Affairs, and Foreign Policy, and his work has been featured in the LA Times, The Atlantic, the BBC, and in invited lectures at Google, Microsoft, Adobe, and more. He holds a PhD from Columbia University.
Thomas Mullaney