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Judd Kinzley

Judd Kinzley

Expert on modern Chinese history, with a particular focus on economics, politics, and the environment

Assistant professor, history College of Letters and Science Work: 608-263-1861 — Home and cell phones available upon request


  • Chinese border regions (e.g. Tibet, Xinjiang)
  • Chinese mining and resource extraction
  • Chinese economic policy


  • Member, Association of Asian Studies
  • Author, "Xinjiang at the Center," in Chinese History for Today: Key Themes, Naomi Standen, ed. (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield) 2012
  • Author, "Crisis and the Development of China’s Southwestern Periphery: the Transformation of Panzhihua, 1936-1969”
  • Author, “Turning Prospectors into Settlers: Gold, Immigrant Miners and the Settlement of the Frontier in Late Qing Xinjiang”