jacob eyferth
Jacob Eyferth Office: The University of Chicago
Department of History
1050 E. 59th Street
Wieboldt Hall, room 301
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: (773) 834-1677 Email Interests:

Social and cultural history of twentieth-century China, in particular rural China; history of work, technology, gender, and everyday life.

Associate Professor of Modern Chinese History in East Asian Languages and Civilizations, History, and the College

Professor Eyferth is a historian specializing in the non-elite peoples of China during the twentieth century, particularly the effects of industrialization, collectivization, and revolution on the lives of Chinese women.