Amir HampelJunior Fellow Southern University of Science and Technology, ChinaSociety of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
Amir Hampel received his PhD from the University of Chicago’s Department of Comparative Human Development in 2017. His research has focused on young professionals in China who are studying public speaking and social skills. This work analyzes self-help psychology in the context of rapid social change, and the role of a globalizing self-help in local cultural politics. He is now studying therapeutic massage for children in China. This project asks how various experts produce knowledge about children’s psychosocial development.