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Asian studies educator

Bryan William Van Norden, American Asian studies educator. Fellow Woodrow Wilson Foundation, 1985, Chiang Ching-kuo foundation, Taiwan, 1993, Fulbright Foundation, 2005; grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, 2005.

Background

Norden, Bryan William Van was born on December 9, 1962 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Rutherford and Helen (Kwiecinski) Van Norden.

Education

Bachelor, University of Pennsylvania, 1985;Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1991.

Career

Lecturer Stanford (California) University, 1990-1991. Visiting assistant professor University Vermont, Burlington, 1991-1993, University Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, 1994-1995. Assistant professor Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1995—2001, associate professor, 2001—2007, professor, since 2008, chair, department Chinese & Japanese, 2008—2010, chair, department philosophy, since 2010.

Works

Membership

Member Association for Asian Studies, American Philosophical Association (advisory committee on non-western philosophy 2000-2003, committee on status of Asian and Asian-American philosophers and philosophies 2003-2006), Society for the Study of Early China, International Society for Chinese Philosophy.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Poker.

Connections

Married Sarah Rebecca Thomas, July 7, 1990 (divorced 2003). Children: Charles Rutherford III, Melissa Caroline. Married Barbara Anne Maldarelli, November 6, 2010.

father:
Charles Rutherford Norden

mother:
Helen (Kwiecinski) Van Norden

spouses:
Sarah Rebecca Thomas

Barbara Anne Maldarelli

children:
Charles Rutherford III Norden

Melissa Caroline Norden