East Asian history and civilization. Sino-Western relations. Teaches and studies modern China, Sino-Western and Sino-American relations, and traditional Chinese thought.
Professor Schrecker uses an innovative approach in his work, presenting material from the perspective of East Asian history and traditional East Asian social theory (and in particular, Confucianism), rather than emphasizing Western models.
Harvard University, Ph.D.
Harvard University, M.A.
University of Pennsylvania, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Entry, 2012 Edition of Who's Who in America (2007)
National Academy of Sciences Travel Grant (China) (1991)
Member in Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (1981 - 1982)
Social Science Research Council Grants (1978)
Social Science Research Council Grants (1973)
Post-Doctoral Fulbright Grant (1969 - 1970)