Purdue University

Dru C. Gladney

Dru C. Gladney
Dru C. Gladney

 

 

President of the Pacific Basin Institute, Pomona College

 

 

Dru C. Gladney is President of the Pacific Basin Institute at Pomona College, a research foundation widely recognized for its work enhancing understanding among the nations of the Pacific Rim, and professor of Anthropology at Pomona College. His research focuses on ethnic and cultural nationalism in Asia, specializing in the peoples, politics, and cultures of the Silk Road. He has conducted long-term field research in Western China, Central Asia, and Turkey for more than 25 years. His research languages include Mandarin Chinese, Turkish, Uyghur, Uzbek, Kazakh, and Russian. He is the author of four books and more than 100 academic articles and book chapters on topics spanning the Asian continent, including Muslim Chinese: Ethnic Nationalism in the People's Republic (Harvard, 2nd edition, 1996) and Ethnic Identity in China: The Making of a Muslim Minority Nationality (Wadsworth, 1998). Some of his publications have been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Arabic, Turkish, French, and German. Gladney’s most recent book is Dislocating China: Muslims, Minorities, and Other Subaltern Subjects (University of Chicago Press, 2004).

 

 
 
 
Stone Hall Room 347, 700 W. State Street, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 Phone: (765)494-5801 Fax: (765)494-6938 Email: CRCS@purdue.edu
© by CRCS at Purdue University. All rights reserved.