Current and Recent Projects

Recent books:

The Art of Being Governed: Everyday Politics in Late Imperial China was published in November 2017 by Princeton University Press.  It has been named a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2018.  More information about the book, and a sample chapter, are available from Princeton here.

More coverage of the book is available elsewhere on this site


The China Questions: Insights into a Rising Power (co-edited with Jennifer Rudolph) was published by Harvard University Press in January 2018.  It is also a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2018. 

Listen to the Sinica Podcast on the book here

The book was inspired by presentations made at the Fairbank Center's 60th Anniversary Symposium.  Listen to some of these presentations here: