- PhD, Princeton University, 2002
- BA, Princeton University, 1993
Ancient China and the Yue: Perceptions and Identities on the Southern Frontier, c.400 BCE - 50 CE. Cambridge University Press, September 2015.
Music, Cosmology, and the Politics of Harmony in Early China. State University of New York Press, August, 2012.
Individualism in Early China: Human Agency and the Self in Thought and Politics. University of Hawaii Press, 2010.
Co-editor, Maritime Frontiers in Asia: Sino-Viet Relations in the 2nd Millennium CE. Special volume and “Introduction” in Asia Major 27.2 (November, 2014). Based on the proceedings of the conference, “Maritime Frontiers in Asia: Indigenous Communities and State Control in South China and Southeast Asia, 2000 BCE – 1800 CE, Penn State University, April 12-13, 2013.” (Organized by Erica Brindley and Kathlene Baldanza).
Co-editor, Heng Xian and Early Chinese Philosophy. Special volume and “Introduction” in Dao 12.2 (June 2013). Based on the proceedings of the workshop, “Reading and Understanding the Heng xian,” Penn State University, November 12-14, 2010. (Organized by Erica Brindley).
“Authoring Non-Action in Early China,” Journal of Chinese Philosophy, special volume by Tim Connolly, ed., Action Theory in Chinese Philosophy, December 2014, forthcoming, late 2015.
“Spontaneous Arising: Creative Change in the Hengxian,” Journal of Daoist Religions 9 (2016): 1-17.
“The Cosmos as Creative Mind: Spontaneous Arising, Generating, and Creating in the Heng xian,” Dao, special volume on Heng xian and Early Chinese Philosophy, 12.2 (June 2013).
“Moral Autonomy and Particularistic Sources of Authority in the Analects,” Journal of Chinese Philosophy 38.2 (June, 2011): 257-273.
Awards and Service:
ACLS Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society Conference Grant (2013)
Editorial Board Member: Early China (2010 - 2013)
Steering Committee Member, American Academy of Religion, Confucian Study Group (2008 - 2012)
Charles A. Ryskamp Fellowship, American Council of Learned Societies (2011 - 2012)
Grant, American Council of Learned Societies/Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation (2010)