Yunxin Li

Assistant Professor of Asian History, Simmons University


Yunxin Li is Assistant Professor of Asian History at Simmons University. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University and her B.A. and M.A. from Peking University. Her research focuses on the political, social, and gender history of the Han, with an emphasis on comparative empire studies and digital methods. 

Research Interests: History of politics, social networks, family, and gender in the Han dynasty; early Chinese texts and excavated manuscripts; digital humanities; comparative study of empires