Doug Lee BA ’68, JD ’88


Seeking Tong-Shaan, Encountering Gum-Shaan: What It Meant to Be Cantonese in China and America, 1850-1900

Doug Lee BS ’68, JD ’88 pens his first book, a study of the Cantonese people over the final 50 years of the 1800s in America. This unique examination of history will be of interest to both academic readers and the general public. Lee’s book is the first in a planned nine-volume series. Dorrance Publishing, 2023. 498 pages.


Doug Lee BA ’68, JD ’88 retired in 2015 after 46 years of teaching. He has two adult sons, but no grandkids yet. Currently, Lee teaches part time at the University of California at Berkeley. He has submitted book manuscripts on Chinese history to a publisher.