Gray  Sergeant

Gray Sergeant

PhD Student

Department of International History

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Office Hours
Friday 1pm-2pm
Key Expertise
Diplomatic History, Anglo-American Relations, Cold War, East Asia

About me

Gray Sergeant is a PhD candidate in the International History Department. His research focuses on Anglo-American relations towards China during the early Cold War. Gray previously studied International Relations and History at the LSE before completing a Masters in Chinese Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He has spent time in Taiwan, first as a Mandarin language student at National Taiwan University and then as a Human Rights and Democracy Fellow at the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy. Currently, he is and Associate Fellow at the Council on Geostrategy and is the Chair of Hong Kong Watch

Expertise Details

Diplomatic History; Anglo-American Relations; Cold War; UK-China Relations; US-China Relations; Hong Kong; Taiwan

Awards and Honours

  • LSE PhD Scholarship, 2022-2026 
  • Huayu Enrichment Scholarship 2019-2020



Book reviews: 

  • Sergeant, Gray. Review of Taiwan's Green Parties: Alternative Politics in Taiwan, by Dafydd Fell. American Journal of Chinese Studies 29, no. 1 (April 2022): 89-90. 
  • Sergeant, Gray. Review of Challenging Beijing’s Mandate of Heaven: Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement., by Ming-sho Ho. International Journal for Taiwan Studies 5, no. 1 (March 2022): 209-11. 


Gray Sergeant teaches the following courses at undergraduate level:

HY116 International Politics since 1914: Peace and War