Personal Details: Brzycki, Melissa A.
Melissa A. Brzycki earned her Ph.D. (2018) at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her research focuses on children and childhood in the People’s Republic of China from 1949-1966. She is interested in how the state tried to create a certain type of socialist child and how families and children responded to those initiatives. She is currently working on research relating to the experiences and treatment of criminalized children in conjunction with her book manuscript, New Children for New China, based on her dissertation. She is Assistant Professor of History at Monmouth University.https://www.monmouth.edu/directory/profiles/mbrzycki/