Director, Asian and Asian American Studies Program
Office: King Hall C4073A
Spring 13 Course: HIST494C “People’s Republic of China”
Office Hours: T. Th. 2-4pm
Gender studies, prosopographical studies, history of religion, premodern China
Honors and Awards
2012 Fall Korean Studies Fellowship, The Korean Society
2011 Fulbright Scholar, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State
2010 Outstanding Professor Award, California State University Los Angeles
2008 Visiting Professor, Women's Studies in Religion Program, Harvard Divinity School
2006 Academic Excellence Award, Chinese Historians in the United States
2005 Faculty Research Award, National Endowment for the Humanities
Short List of Publications
Gendering Chinese Religion: Subject, Identity, and Body. Co-editor. State University of New York Press, under contract.
Western Scholarship on Chinese History (multivolume translation series). Co-general editor. Shanghai Classic Publishing House, 2012
Discovering History in America. (In Chinese) Co-editor. Peking University Press, 2010.
Chinese Thought and Chinese Society. (In Chinese) Co-editor. Shanghai University Press, 2010.
Sharing the World Stage: Biography and Gender in World History. Co-author. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008.
Women’s Lives in Tang China. (in Chinese) Shanghai Classic Publishing House, 2004.
“Historicizing Great Bliss: Erotica in Tang China (618-907).” Journal of the History of
Sexuality 22.2 (2013): 207-229.
“Cousin Marriages in Tang China (618-907).” Chinese Historical Review 18.1 (2011): 25-55.
“Good Karmic Connections: Buddhist Mothers and Their Children in Tang China (618-907).” Nan Nü: Men, Women and Gender in China 10.1 (2008): 57-85.
“Contested Virtue: The Daoist Investiture of Princesses Jinxian and Yuzhen and the Journey of Tang Imperial Daughters.” T’ang Studies 22 (2007): 1-41.
“Childbirth and Maternal Mortality in Tang China.” Chinese Historical Review 12.2 (2005): 263-286.
“Until Death Do Us Unite: Afterlife Marriages in Tang China, 618-906.” Journal of Family History 27.3 (2002): 207-226.
“The Status of Pleasure: Courtesans and Literati Connection in Tang China (618-906).” Journal of Women’s History 14.2 (2002): 26-53.
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