Xiao-huang Yin(PhD, Harvard, 1991) is Professor of Asian/American Studies and Special Adviser to the President on Chinese Initiatives at Occidental College in the United States. He is also a Fellow of the Massachusetts Historical Society and a member of the advisory committees of theJournal of Transnational American StudiesandEast Asia: An International Quarterly. He served as a Fulbright Distinguished Chair Professor (2014-15) in China and the Founding Director of the Global Studies in the Arts & Humanities at Michigan State University. In addition, he is an Overseas Representative of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), a Consultant to the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council of China, Dean of the School of Foreign Languages & Cultures of Northwestern Polytechnical University (西北工业大学), Changjiang(长江讲座) Professor of Nanjing University, and honorary professors of Southeast University, Jinan University, Shenzhen University, and Zhejiang University. Specializing in transnational studies of the Chinese and Asian American experience, U.S.-China relations, and modern China, he is the author ofChinese American Literature since the 1850s(University of Illinois Press, 2000), co-editor ofThe Expanding Roles of Chinese Americans in U.S.-China Relations(with Peter Koehn, M.E. Sharpe, 2002), and translator/editor ofThe China Path to Economic Transition and Development(Springer, 2016). He is also a contributor toWhat’s New about the New Immigration to the US: Traditions and Transformations since 1965(Palgrave Macmillan. 2014),The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History(Oxford University Press, 2012),New Americans: Immigration to the United States since the 1960s(Harvard University Press, 2008),The BlackwellCompanion to American Immigration(Blackwell, 2007),Chinese American Transnationalism(Temple University Press, 2005),Diaspora Philanthropy and Equitable Development: Perspectives on China and India(Harvard University Press, 2004),American Babel: Essays on Language, Immigration and Translation(Harvard University Press, 2003),The Outlook of U.S.-China Relations(Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, 2000), andMultilingual America: Transnationalism, Ethnicity, and the Languages of American Literature(New York University Press, 1999) and many other books as well as journals/magazines such as theAmerican Quarterly,American Studies,American Periodicals,Arizona Quarterly,Journal of American-East Asian Relations,Atlantic Monthly, etc. In addition, he has published extensively in Chinese in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, includingAn Anthology of Global and Transnational Studies(edited with HE Chengzhou, Nanjing University Press, 2015).