Philip Wei-li Hsu


Buddhist Studies

Philip Hsu received his BA in history from National Chengchi University and MA in history from National Tsinghua University. Before joining the Buddhist studies program at UCLA, he worked at Academia Sinica and enrolled in PhD program in history at National Chengchi University, with a research focus on Chinese intellectual history during the Sung-Yuan-Ming period. He is interested in Chinese Buddhist-State relations, Buddhist monastic codes and Buddhist hagiography from Sung dynasty down to the early Qing period.