Chris White received his PhD in Modern Chinese History from Xiamen University. Currently he is the Assistant Director of the Center on Religion and the Global East at Purdue University. Prior to this, from 2015-2018, he was a Research Fellow with the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity. Recent publication includes journal articles in Modern China, China Information, Review of Religion and Chinese Society, and Studies in World Christianity, as well as the book, Sacred Webs: The Social Lives and Networks of Minnan Protestants, 1840s-1920s (Brill, 2017) and the edited volume Protestantism in Xiamen, Then and Now (Palgrave, 2019). His current research interests include how Christian heritage is commemorated in contemporary China.