Daniel Vukovich


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Daniel Vukovich 胡德

Associate Professor
Associate Professor


Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2005University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignPhD

Daniel  F. Vukovich [ 胡德 ] joined Hong Kong University in Fall 2006. He earned his PhD in the English Dept and the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is based in the School of Humanities, with a particular interest in the representation and politics of the PRC; post-colonialism; and 'theory' or intellectual history broadly defined, and high and low. 


Advisory Research Fellow (2020–), Southeast University (东南大学) , Institute for the Development of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, School of Marxism.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Politics, East China Normal University ( 华东师范大学]), 2021-2023.

Daniel Vukovich (胡德) has worked at Hong Kong University in the School of Humanities since Fall 2006, after earlier years as faculty in communications at Hocking Technical College and as a lecturer at UC Santa Cruz. He is the author of two critically acclaimed, polemical monographs, China and Orientalism: Western Knowledge Production and the PRC (Routledge 2012) and Illiberal China: The Ideological Challenge of the P.R.C. (Palgrave 2019) as well as two dozen journal articles and book chapters. His work has been translated into Chinese, German, and Portuguese, and he serves on the editorial board of two international, inter-disciplinary journals: Humanities and Social Sciences (Springer), and the venerable Neohelicon: Acta comparationis litterarum universarum, the first international comp lit/comparative studies journal of Europe (AK Press and Springer).

Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
memberModern Languages Association
memberAmerican Association of Asian Studies
memberAmerican Studies Association
memberHong Kong Association of Asian Studies
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
U.S. politics and exceptionalism美國政治和卓異主義
Orientalism and postcolonial theory東方主義和後殖民理論 (透過南亞與中國)
Modern China: historiography and politics現代中國﹕ 歷史編纂學與政治,不包括香港
Modern American poetry現代美國詩歌
Marxisms and critical theory, incl. Foucault馬克思主義和批評理論,包括福柯
Maoism in China and elsewhere毛澤東主義在中國以及在其他地方 (大躍進時期與文革時期)
Cold War and globalization冷戰與全球化
"Asia" as theory and imaginary作為理論與想像的“亞洲”
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