Ph.D. Candidate in Chinese History
Benjamin Gallant is a PhD candidate in Chinese History specializing in early Chinese intellectual history. His dissertation project examines how people used and debated the past from the Western Zhou to the Eastern Han as the emergence of legalist statecraft and an imperial bureaucracy introduced enormous tensions between the state, the family, and the individual. He received an MA from the Department of Chinese Literature at National Taiwan University, and an AB in East Asian Studies from Harvard College.