Yinghong Cheng (NHC Fellow, 2021–22)
"Two Lives for a Mile”—African American Soldiers Building the Burma Road
Delaware State UniversityReturn to All Fellows
Fellowship Work Summary, 2021–22
Yinghong Cheng conducted extensive research for his book project tentatively titled African American GIs and Builders of the Burma Road. He drafted the outline and detailed chapter content summary for the book. He revised his article titled “Taiwanese DNA vs. Chinese DNA: Genetic Science and National Identity Politics across the Taiwan Straits” and the article has been accepted by Modern Asian Studies (Cambridge University Press).