Thomas Fischer is a former M.A. student of the University of Oregon. He specializes in China, with a particular focus on Sun Yat-sen, a pivotal figure for the emergence of modern China. In this episode of the "What is Asia" podcast, Fischer describes the life and legacy of Sun Yat-sen. Fischer's M.A. thesis: Sun Yat-sens: Contested Images of a Political Icon, can be read in its entirety on proquest.com.