Feng Li headshot
Current Member

Feng Li

Starr Foundation East Asian Studies Member

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

History and Archaeology of Early China

Home Institution

Columbia University

Feng Li's current research aims to make early China a part of a comparative approach to the ancient world, and to make that ancient world a basis for understanding early China. Li's previous works focused on political and institutional history. His new project at the IAS investigates the economic activities and economic institutions of the late Bronze Age.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies
current

Degrees

University of Chicago
Ph.D.
2000

Honors

2014
Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Award, Columbia University.
2008
Joseph Levenson Book Prize Honorable Mention, Bureaucracy and the State in Early China.

Appointments

Columbia University
2001–2021
Professor
University of Heidelberg
2018
Stand-in Professor