Jeremiah Jenne grew up in Atkinson, NH and is a doctoral candidate at [large public research university in Northern California] currently in Beijing researching colonial resistance and collective violence in 19th-century China. He is the director of a [large US-based university program] on the campus of [mid-sized university in Haidian]. In his spare time, Jeremiah runs the Chinese history site Jottings from the Granite Studio and the China group blog Rectified.name. 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.