Professor of Chinese Thought and History, Vassar College
Bryan W. Van Norden is a leading expert on Chinese thought. In addition to being a prolific author and translator, he has been praised as one of the 300 best college or university professors in the US by the Princeton Review. Prof. Van Norden teaches at Vassar College, and has also lectured and held visiting positions at leading universities in China. He is available for presentations, articles, or consultations on Chinese history, philosophy, and current affairs, including but not limited to Confucianism, Daoism (Taoism), Buddhism, and their contemporary relevance.
Jul 20, 2017 17:11 pm UTC| Insights & Views
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