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Maofu Gong

Associate Professor of Sports Culture, Chengdu Sport University
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Visitation dates: March 2015-February 2016

Cornell project: The transmission and development of Chinese martial arts in America.


Short bio: Maofu Gong earned a Ph.D. in sport culture and society from Beijing Sport University in 2011. He is currently an associate professor of sport culture and society at the Wushu Department of Chengdu Sport University. Gong’s research focuses on Chinese martial arts history and culture, body culture, the sociocultural anthropology of sports, and Chinese traditional exercise regimen culture.