On fellowship, 2018-2019.
I’m interested in historical interactions between “ethnic Chinese” and other neighboring groups and polities, especially the use of religion in creating an identity and ideology for multi-ethnic states in early imperial China.
Independent Work (Princeton):
Senior Thesis: Identity and Ideology: Religion and Ethnicity in State Formation during the Northern Dynasties
Junior Paper #1: Ideals of Buddhist Kingship: A Comparative Analysis of Emperors Aśoka and Wen of Sui
Junior Paper #2: The Monarch as Mañjuśrī: Tibetan Buddhism in the Formation of Qing Governing Ideology
- World History
- Chinese/Asian History
- U.S. History
Fall 2016: HIST 2C (Marcuse) – World History
Winter 2016: HIST 17B (Jacobson) – U.S. History
Spring 2017: HIST 17C (Yaqub) – U.S. History
Summer Session B 2018: HIST 80 (Barbieri) – Chinese Civilization
Summer Session B 2018: HIST 2A (Barbieri) – World History, Prehistory – 1000 CE
Advisor: Professor Anthony Barbieri
Professor Luke Roberts, Professor Elizabeth Digeser, and Professor Dominic Steavu-Balint.