Headshot of Puck Engman

Research Expertise and Interest

history of socialism, social revolution, law and state, historical justice, political communication, bureaucratic process

Research Description

Puck Engman is an assistant professor in the Department of History.   Engman is a historian of China in the postwar era, with a particular emphasis on the history of socialism. Engman's research covers the socialist reorganization of state and society in the early People's Republic as well as the transition from socialism to capitalism towards the end of the twentieth century.   As a member of the Maoist Legacy project, he helped build a digital archive which collects, curates, and translates documents on historical justice from the People’s Republic of China.