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About Paul Fischer

Background
Paul Fischer received his PhD from the East Asian Languages and Civilizations department at the University of Chicago. His MA is from the Divinity School at the same institution, and he majored in religion and minored in philosophy at San Diego State University.
Areas of Interest
Chinese Cultural and Intellectual History (Literature, philosophy, religion, art), Traditional Chinese Textual Criticism (Text formation and transmission, excavated texts), East Asian Religions, (Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, Zen, Shinto)

Positions

Present Associate Professor, Western Kentucky University
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • • Western Kentucky University Potter College Faculty Development Grant, 2012, 2014
  • • Western Kentucky University Confucius Institute Sponsorship Grant, 2012
  • • American University in Cairo Summer Research Fellowship, 2010
  • • University of Chicago Harper Dissertation Year Fellowship, 2006-

Education

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2007 Ph.D., University of Chicago
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1998 M.A., University of Chicago
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1989 B.A., San Diego State University
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Contact Information

Office:  Cherry Hall
Phone:  (270) 745-5758

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