Dr Daniel Burton-Rose

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Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar

Funded Research

Visiting Scholar, May-July 2017 and June-August 2016, “Accounting for Uncertainty: Prediction and Planning in Asia’s History,” University of Erlangen-Nuremburg (2017) and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (2016)


“Desiderata for the Principles of Compilation of a Canon of Buddhism and Medicine: A Consumer’s Guide to the Zhongguo Fojiao yiyao quanshu (Complete Works of Chinese Buddhist Medicine and Pharmacopeia, 2011),” Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity. Special Issue on Buddhism and Healing, v. 12.1-2 (2017): 1-31.

“A Prolific Spirit: Peng Dingqiu’s Posthumous Career on the Spirit Altar, 1720-1906,” Daoism: Religion, History and Society, no. 7 (2015): 7-63.

“Gendered Androgyny: Transcendent Ideals and Profane Realities in Buddhism, Classicism, and Daoism,” in Howard Chiang ed., Transgender China, 67-95 (New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2012).


  • Ph.D in East Asian Studies from Princeton University, 2016
  • Completion certificate in Advanced Japanese Language Studies from Inter-University Center, Yokohama (Stanford Center), 2011-12
  • MA in Asian Languages and Civilizations from University of Colorado, Boulder, 2009
  • BA in History and Religion (double major) from Oberlin College, 1998