Yifan Zheng

Job title: 
CCS Graduate Student Liaison
East Asian Languages and Cultures

Yifan Zheng is a Ph.D. candidate in East Asian Languages and Cultures at UC Berkeley. Yifan is a social and cultural historian of ancient China, conducting interdisciplinary research that cuts across boundaries between history, literature, and philosophy.  His dissertation uses the excavated manuscripts to examine the formation of identities and theorizes social status in early imperial China. He is currently a dissertation fellow at the Townsend Center for Humanities.