CCS Former Visiting Scholars

Sarah Allan 艾兰

Emeritus Burlington Northern Foundation Professor of Asian Studies, Dartmouth College
Sarah Allan (Ai Lan 艾兰) is Burlington Northern Foundation Professor of Asian Studies Emeritus, Dartmouth College. She is also the editor of Early China, and the Chair of the Society for the Study of Early China. She received her B.A. from U.C.L.A. and her M.A. and Ph.D. (1974) from the University of California at Berkeley.

Julie Courtois

Associate Professor of Law, Université Grenoble-Alpes.

Research Project: The Judicial Treatment of the Chinese « Green Principle »

Dates of Affiliation: Aug. 1, 2023 to Dec. 31, 2023

Tiehua Li 李铁华

Associate Professor, Hebei University of Technology.

Research Project: A study on the Oral History of Daoism in Hebei Province
Dates of Affiliation: Dec. 31, 2022 to Dec. 30, 2023

Hongcai Liu 刘洪彩

Associate Professor, Nanjing University of the Arts

Research Project: Chinese Buddhist Art in Art Museums-Western USA

Dates of Affiliation: Dec. 30, 2022 to Dec. 29, 2023

Liang Liu 刘亮

Associate Professor, Ph.D. School of History, Beijing Normal University.

Liang Liu, Associate Professor at School of History, Beijing Normal University, focuses on early Chinese philosophy and thoughts. His recent projects include a study on the thoughts of Han Feizi and a spontaneous order about the outlaws described in early Han dynasty writings. Recent published book is Han Fei's Six Basic Terms (Taipei: Wanjuanlou, 2020), and recent related articles include “Can Wu and Xi in Guoyu be categorised as shamans?” Religions 13, no. 8: 741, etc. He has been conferred a Permanent Trustee and Deputy Secretary General of the Legalism Studies Branch of China Pre...

Raffaela Rettinger

Ph.D. Candidate, Wuerzburg University, Germany.

Raffaela Rettinger is a Ph.D. candidate of Chinese Studies at Wuerzburg University, Germany. She holds a master’s degree in Sinology and a Certificate in Intercultural Communication from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany (LMU). She has previously studied at Beijing Normal University, China and as recipient of a one-year PROSA-scholarship she further deepened her Chinese Studies research as well as her knowledge of Japanese language and culture at Osaka University, Japan. She is visiting UC Berkeley as a DAAD Scholar to conduct further research for her doctoral...

Els van Dongen 彤丽思

Associate Professor of History (Contemporary China), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Els van Dongen (彤丽思) is Associate Professor of History (Contemporary China) at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She received her B.A. and M.A. (Chinese Studies and International Relations) from the Catholic University of Leuven (KUL), Belgium, and her Ph.D. (Chinese Studies) from Leiden University, the Netherlands. Els has held visiting scholar positions at Peking University, Boston University, and the Academia Sinica and she is the author of Realistic Revolution: Contesting Chinese History, Culture, and Politics after 1989 (Cambridge University Press, 2019). Her articles have...

Chia-Lin Wu 吳佳霖

Assistant professor of master program of Nonprofit and Social Enterprise of Shin Hsin university (世新大學非營利與社會企業碩士學程助理教授); Secretary general of the Chinese Organization Development Association (中華組織發展協會秘書長)

Chia-Lin Wu has been engaged in the research , teaching and training. Meanwhile, she serves as a consultant and CEO of non-profit organizations for strategic and organizational development planning, as well as an evaluation and coaching committee for government departments.

In 2006, she entered Center for the Third Sector Research of National Chengchi University, engaged in the research and promotion of the third sector in Taiwan and China. In 2010, she began to invest in social enterprise research, policy participation and social impact...

Wenguo Xu 许文果

Lecturer, College of Chinese Language and Culture, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China.

Wenguo Xu (许文果) is a Lecturer at Jinan University in Guangzhou and the Director of the Teaching and Research Section of Pedagogy. She recieved the reward for Excellence in Teaching at Jinan University and the courses she taught were ranked amoung the top ten courses in the College of Chinese Language and Culture. She received her M.A. (2004) and Ph.D. (2007) from South China Normal University. Her articles and books include: 1919-1920 Analysis of the Wage Claim Movement in Beijing's Education Sector (Social Science of Beijing, 2007); On the Activities for Education from the...

Muchu Zhang 张睦楚

Associate Professor, Yunan Normal University.

Research Project: Patriotism and Missions: A Historical Study of the formation and evolution concept of the Chinese Students Educated in the U.S.A. during World War I.

Dates of Affiliation: Nov. 28, 2022 to Nov. 27, 2023