Research interests: Chinese politics from the founding of the People's Republic through the cultural revolution, including the Hundred Flowers Campaign, triangle relations between China, the Soviet Union and the United States, and Maoist political thought; Deng Xiaoping's reforms.
Laura Madokoro is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History at Columbia University. She completed her PhD in History at the University of British Columbia in 2012. Her doctoral research examined the history of postwar refugees from China. She is currently working on a history of the medical exclusion of migrants in North America the twentieth century.