Andy’s research focuses on the relationship between science, the environment and the state’s ethnographic and infrastructural initiatives in the Chinese frontiers. His research uses a mixture of textual and visual archival sources from the early-modern period.
Andy is also the editor of Millennium: Journal of International Studies, vol. 49, organising an online academic conference in 2020 exploring international politics as complex realities of entangled societal, environmental, human and non-human forces. He is the co-producer of the Mandarin language podcast ‘in-betweenness’ which covers a range of topics from politics, culture to technology in China and beyond with Sinophone academics. Prior to joining the LSE, Andy worked for a leading auction house and branding consulting in Hong Kong. He grew up in Auckland, New Zealand and speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese in addition to English.
‘Bianjiang’ - the Modern Frontier/Borderland of China
Professor William A Callahan