Past Member

Ying Zhang

Historical Studies
Field of Study
Early Modern China
From 9/2017 – 4/2018:

Ying Zhang’s research focuses on early modern Chinese politics, gender, and the history of Confucianism. Currently, she is working on a historical study of prison culture in Ming dynasty China (1368–1644), examining how Confucian practices shaped the institution of prison and the political, social, and intellectual meanings of imprisonment in that context.

Dates at IAS
  • Historical Studies
University of Michigan Ph.D., 2010