Ben Judkins

Ben Judkins earned a doctorate in Political Science from Columbia University.  He has taught at the University of Utah and his research and teaching has focused on international relations and the political economy of globalization.  In The  Creation of Wing Chun: A Social History of the Southern Chinese Martial Arts (State University of New York Press, 2015) Judkins examines the various social, economic, political and cultural forces that helped to shape the emergence of southern China’s unique fighting systems during the tumultuous 19th and 20th century.  He is also the editor of the blog Kung Fu Tea.

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