Luyang Zhou

Luyang Zhou

Visiting Scholar

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Zhejiang University

Luyang Zhou holds a doctoral degree in sociology from McGill University (2018) and is starting his appointment as associate professor at Zhejiang University (2020) after finishing his postdoctoral research fellowship at Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University (2018-2020). His research interests cover comparative historical sociology, revolution, empire, nationalism, and war, with a special focus on Russia and China. He is currently writing a book comparing the Bolshevik and the Chinese Communist Revolutions and their relationships with nationalism. His research articles have appeared in European Journal of Sociology, Nations and Nationalism, Communist and Post-Communist Studies and Journal of Historical Sociology.