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Jeremiah Jenne is a writer and history teacher based in Beijing since 2002. He has taught Late Imperial and Modern Chinese History at the IES Abroad Program for over 10 years and has written extensively on China and Asia. He is frequently asked to speak or lead workshops on Chinese history, culture, and cultural adaptation to schools, organizations, and company groups from around the world.


When I’m lost, it’s not that I don’t know where I am. It’s just that I’m not entirely clear where my am is.
— Jeremiah Jenne

Jeremiah's writings have appeared in...

  • While We’re Here: China Stories from a Writer’s Colony, Edited by Alec Ash and Tom Pellman. (Earnshaw Books, 2015)
  • The Insider's Guide to Beijing, Edited by Adam Pillsbury (True Run Media, 2010)
  • China in 2008: A Year of Great Significance, Edited by Kate Merkel-Hess, Jeffrey Wasserstrom, and Kenneth Pomeranz (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008)
  • The Economist
  • The Atlantic Monthly
  • Journal of Asian Studies
  • China File
  • Los Angeles Review of Books
  • Radii China
  • The Beijinger
  • The World of Chinese