Lixia Dong
Dong, Lixia
Junior Fellow

Lixia Dong is currently a Ph. D student and the Coordinator of Hangzhou Project in Department of East Asian Studies, at the University of Arizona. She received her Master’s degree from the University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include Song Buddhism (especially Chan Buddhism), Neo-Confucianism, Korean Religion, Japanese Buddhism (especially Kamakura (1185-1333) and Muromachi (1337-1573) Japan). Other interests include Tea in China, Japan and Korea, Ritual Studies, and Buddhist Meditation Traditions. Her dissertation is entitled Chan Abbot as Administrator: A Study of Wuzhun Shifan無準師範.