Research interests: late imperial Chinese history; Manchu studies; Mongolian studies; history of relations between China and Inner Asia; the Silk Road; history of cartography; frontier studies; comparative empire; ethnicity and ethnic policy; contemporary historiography
Research interests: Chinese law and legal history; legal aspects of international trade and technology transfer; the legal profession; human rights in East Asia; transnational lawyering, U.S.-China relations
Research interests: history of China’s cultural elites from the Tang, Song, Yuan, and Ming dynasties; geospatial analysis in teaching and research; China Biographical Database project; Center for Geographic Analysis; China Historical Geographic Information Systems project
Research interests: international economics, including both international trade and international monetary economics; a fundamental interest in the world economy leads to an interest in all environmental issues that require international cooperation to deal with effectively.
Research interests: emergence and development of complex society in the late Neolithic period and the Bronze Age in China; diachronic change in production processes; intersection between ritual activity and production; the role of animals in early Chinese society - particularly their use in sacrifice and divination; and processes involved in social change in general.
Research interests: Chinese projects of modernity/globality; social studies of science, technology, and medicine; politics of reproduction, population, and life itself; gender studies; anthropology of the state, governance, and public policy; socialism and post-socialism.
Research interests: Buddhist studies; Tibetan and South Asian cultural history; conceptions of sex and gender in Buddhist monasticism; the female ordination movement in Buddhism; visionary revelation in Buddhism; issues concerning lineage, memory, and authorship; philosophical questions on the status of experience; autobiographical writing in Tibet.
Research interests: a simulation model of the US health sector; payment systems for physicians and hospitals; comparative health care systems; financing health care in developing nations; and interaction between economic development and health care.
William C. Kirby is chairman of the Harvard China Fund and was director of the Fairbank Center in 2006-2013. A historian of modern China, his work examines China's business, economic, and political development in an international context. 中文版
Research interests: psychiatry; anthropology; depression, somatization, epilepsy, schizophrenia and suicide, patients and healers in the context of culture; social origins of distress and disease: neurasthenia, depression and pain in modern China; illness narratives; social suffering.