Field: Pre-Modern China; Advisor: Robert Hymes; Year: 2019
Mackenzie is a Ph.D. student studying the social and cultural history of middle-period China. His research interests currently center on the evolving visions of the social world present in a variety of texts produced and circulated primarily at the local level. Before coming to Columbia, he received a B.A. in History and East Asian Languages and Cultures from Rutgers University, New Brunswick and spent a year studying Chinese at ICLP in Taiwan.