Ka-che Yip, Professor Emeritus (Ph.D. Columbia University)
A specialist in modern Chinese history, Professor Yip teaches courses on Chinese and East Asian history. Dr. Yip is a UMBC Presidential Research Professor. His distinguished teaching also earned him designation as a UMBC Presidential Teaching Professor. Dr.Yip is the first UMBC professor to hold both honors. In addition to numerous articles, he is the author of Religion, Nationalism and Chinese Students: the Anti-Christian Movement of 1922-1927, and Health and National Reconstruction in Nationalist China; editor of Disease, Colonialism and the State: Malaria in Modern East Asian History, and co-editor of Science, Public
Health and the State in Modern Asia. Professor Yip is interested in the history of medicine, public health and diseases in China. His current projects include book manuscripts on the civilian and military medical systems during the Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945), and the history of public health in Hong Kong.