His main field of interest is pre-modern Chinese thought with a focus on the relationship between state power and knowledge. After finishing his master thesis that explores the development of classical knowledge in the late Qing period and graduating from Hong Kong Baptist University’s Chinese Language and Literature program, he began his doctoral study at Arizona State University. His doctoral dissertation aims to examine how legends of sages’ miraculous births in pre-Tang period were employed to consolidate the legitimacy of each dynasty. He is also an author of two book reviews and a translator of a monograph related to the intellectual history in Han dynasty.
Early Chinese Thought and Religion