Samuel Green

Samuel Green


  • PhD Student

A historian of nineteenth-century U.S.-China foreign relations. Currently writing a dissertation about the Grant Administration and Ulysses S. Grant’s personal foreign policy in East Asia, roughly 1869-1885.

Doctor of Philosophy, U.S. History, Mississippi State University, in progress

Master of Arts, World History, Mississippi State University, 2019

Chinese Language Certificate, Tsinghua University, 2016

Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, History, University of Texas at El Paso, 2015

Editorial Experience

Managing Editor, John Wiley & Sons, 2021-Present

Projects Managed: Oxford Research Encyclopedias of African History, Religion, Education, Communication, Criminology, Linguistics; FASEB Journal; Cochrane Proposal Management Systems; Journal of Consumer Research

Manuscript Assistant, Isis, A Journal of the History of Science Society, 2021

Teaching and Community Service

Teaching Assistant, Mississippi State University, 2017-2019, 2020

Courses: Early U.S. History, Modern U.S. History, Early Western World, World History before 1500, World History after 1500

Student Athlete Tutor and Mentor, Mississippi State University, 2018-2019

English as a Second Language Instructor and Promoter, ABC English Academy in Beijing, China, 2015-2017

Public Taichi teacher, UTEP & Tsinghua University, 2015-2017

U.S. History Tutor, Center for Learning and Student Success, UTEP, 2014-2015

Select Academic Presentations

“Li Hongzhang’s World Tour Diplomacy,” The Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, 2023

“The Rise and Spread of Islam,” Mississippi State University, Guest Lecture, 2019

“From Mao to Now: China in the 20th Century,” Mississippi State University, Guest Lecture, 2018

“Empress Wu Zetian and the Tang Dynasty,” Mississippi State University, Guest Lecture, 2018

“Chinese Immigration during the Mexican Revolution,” University of Texas at El Paso, 2014

Honors and Distinctions

Maroon & White Scholar, 2020-2021

James W. Garner History Scholarship, 2017-2019

One-Year Chinese Language Scholarship, Tsinghua University, 2015-2016

Finalist in the 2014 Southwest U.S. Chinese Bridge Competition, University of Arizona Confucius Institute

Outstanding Undergraduate Seminar Paper, UTEP, 2014


English, native

Chinese, reading and speaking, fluent

Japanese, reading fluency and elementary speaking

Professional Memberships

Association of Asian Studies

Chinese Society for Military History

Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations

Society for Military History