Mobo Gao

Professor Mobo Gao

Professor

School of Social Sciences

Faculty of Arts

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Professor Gao's research interest includes studies of rural China, contemporary Chinese politics & culture, Chinese migration to Australia and Chinese language. Professor Gao's publications include four monographs and numerous book chapters and articles. One of his books, the critically acclaimed Gao Village, is a case study of the village that he came from. His latest book The Battle of China's Past: Mao and the Cultural Revolution is a reassessment of the Mao era and the Cultural Revolution.

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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2021 Principal Supervisor The Uses of Theory: a Study of China's "External Propaganda" (1949 - 1976) Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yinhao Zhang
    2020 Principal Supervisor An analysis of Australian Constructions of the People's Republic of China Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr David Alan Hankinson
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2015 - 2020 Principal Supervisor Problematising the Public Sphere in China: A Case Study of the Red Cross Society of China Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Bingling Wei
    2013 - 2017 Principal Supervisor Environmental Governance in China: Creating Ecologically Civilised Environmental Subjects Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time James Peter Francis Oswald
    2012 - 2014 Principal Supervisor The Effectiveness and Appropriateness of the Use of Contemporary Chinese Popular Literature in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language: An Emperical Study in an Australian University Setting Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Xiuming Chen
    2011 - 2017 Principal Supervisor The Rise and Fall of Australian Maoism Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Xiao Xiao Xie
    2009 - 2014 Principal Supervisor Migrant Workers' Old-age Insurance Policy in China: Beyond an Economic Development Perspective Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Shurong Han
    2009 - 2012 Principal Supervisor Media Transparency in China: A Critique of the Party-State Rhetoric and Market Discourses Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Baohui Xie
  • Other Supervision Activities

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    2013 - 2017 Principal Supervisor NGOs in China the university of adelaide Doctorate Full Time Bingling Wei
  • Position: Professor
  • Phone: 83135803
  • Email: mobo.gao@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 3772
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Kenneth Wills, floor 6
  • Room: 6 40a
  • Org Unit: Asian Studies

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