Shan Wu

2022-24 Graduate Student Associate; Ph.D. Candidate in Religion at Harvard University



Shan Wu is a Ph.D. candidate in the Committee on the Study of Religion at Harvard University. Her dissertation project, “Scaling and Ruling: The Measuring Experiences in Ancient China,” explores the act of scaling, matching, comparing, measuring, navigating, remembering, forgetting, and living when it comes to experiencing “Time (time)” in ancient China.

Research Interests: Archeoastronomy, linguistics and poetics, history of science, history of religion, art history