Dihao Zhou is currently a Ph.D. candidate whose dissertation project focuses on Chinese science fiction and intellectual history, notably from the 1950s to the 1980s. The dissertation seeks to examine the formation of science fiction as a literary genre, as well as the politics and aesthetics about representing science. Before coming to Yale, he received his B.A. in Cultural Management and Cultural Studies from Tongji University, and his M.A. in Critical Asian Humanities from Duke University. His broader interests include Sinophone studies, Inter-Asia cultural studies, Nationalism and Postcolonialism, and Cultural History.