Jeremiah Jenne grew up in Atkinson, NH and is the director of a [large US-based university program] on the campus of [mid-sized university in Haidian]. He is currently (finally!) finishing his dissertation as a PhD Candidate at [Large Research University in Northern California]. In his spare time, Jeremiah runs the Chinese history site Jottings from the Granite Studio. He has written for the China Beat and the online edition of the Atlantic Monthly and currently is a contributor for The Economist. He has contributed essays to two books, The Insider’s Guide to Beijing, 2009 Edition and China in 2008: A Year of Great Significance, and has been interviewed by NPR, The Christian Science Monitor, Radio Free Asia, China Radio International, and New Hampshire Public Radio. He and his wife live in the Dongcheng district of Beijing.