Timothy Grose


Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN


Timothy Grose is an Associate Professor of China Studies at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Indiana (USA). He graduated from Indiana University’s Department of Central Eurasian Studies in 2014 after completing extensive fieldwork among Uyghur boarding school graduates in the People’s Republic of China. His first book, which was based on this research, Negotiating Inseparability in China: The Xinjiang Class and the Dynamics of Uyghur Identity, was published by Hong Kong University Press in 2019 and was awarded the 2020 Central Eurasian Studies Book Prizes (social sciences). His broader work explores expressions of Uyghur and Hui ethno-religious identity in contemporary China and Tibetan Muslims in diaspora. He has published in journals such as The China Journal, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Hau Journal of Ethnographic Theory, Journal of Islam and Muslim Studies, and several online magazines.

Publications related to the project’s theme

Timothy Grose, ‘“If You Don’t Know, Just Learn”: Chinese Housing and the Transfor-mation of Uyghur Domestic Space’, Ethnic and Racial Studies 44/11 (2021): 2052-73
Timothy Grose, ‘Veiled Identities: Islam, Hui Ethnicity, and Dress Codes along China’s “New Silk Road”’, Journal of Islam and Muslim Studies 5 (2020): 35-60
Timothy Grose, ‘The Mazar of the Seven Maidens: A Shrine that Once Lived but still Stands in Pichan’, Uluslararası Uygur Araştırmaları Dergisi 16 (2020): 170-5
James Leibold & Timothy Grose, ‘Veiling in Xinjiang: The Struggle to Define Uyghur Fe-male Adornment’, The China Journal 76 (2016): 78-102

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