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history professor , writer

Ying-Shih Yu was American history professor, writer. Co-recipient John W. Kluge prize for Study of Humanity, Library. Congress, 2006. Member Academia Sinica, American Philosophical Society.

Background

Yu, Ying-Shih was born on January 22, 1930 in Tientsin, China. Son of Hsieh-chung and Ya-yen (Yew) Yu.

Education

Bachelor, New Asia College, Chinese University, Hong Kong, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy in History, Harvard University, 1962. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Chinese University Hong Kong, 1977.

Doctor of Letters, Middlebury College, 1984.

Career

Assistant professor history University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1962-1966. Associate professor Chinese history Harvard University, Cambridge, 1966-1969, professor, 1969-1977. President New Asia College, 1973-1975.

Charles Seymour professor history Yale University, New Haven, 1977-1987. Michael Henry Strater university professor Princeton University, New Jersey, 1987—2001, emeritus professor Eastern Asian studies & history, since 2001. Senior distinguished scholar John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress, Washington, since 2005.

Overseas consultant Project of Confucian Ethics, Singapore, 1983-1988.

Works

Membership

Member Academia Sinica, American Philosophical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading.

Connections

Married Monica Shu-ping Chen, June 6, 1964. Children: Sylvia, Judy.

father:
Hsieh-chung Yu

mother:
Ya-yen (Yew) Yu

spouse:
Monica Shu-ping Chen

children:
Sylvia Yu

Judy Yu