Smithsonian Journeys Experts

Dorothy Borei

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Dorothy (Dottie) Borei is an expert in East Asian history with interests ranging from Imperial to 20th century China, the history of Chinese women, and contemporary Chinese society in film. Dottie earned her Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania and is now an Emerita Professor of East Asian history at Guilford College in North Carolina. As the Director of International Studies at Guilford, Dottie wrote and administered several grants to develop Asian Studies at the college. She has taught American college students in Beijing and Hangzhou for China Educational Tours and Duke University, and has also been the director of several summer programs for faculty and students in China and Japan. Dottie has also traveled independently to South Korea, Vietnam, and Cambodia.

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