Wyatt, Don J. 1953-

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WYATT, Don J. 1953-

PERSONAL: Born April 12, 1953, in Alton, IL; married; children: two. Education: Beloit College, A.B., 1975; Harvard University, M.A., 1978, Ph.D., 1984.

ADDRESSES: Offıce—Department of History, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753; fax: 802-443-2084. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Clark University, Worcester, MA, visiting lecturer in history, 1984; Wheaton College, Norton, MA, visiting assistant professor of history; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, lecturer in East Asian languages and civilizations, 1985-86; Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, visiting assistant professor, 1986-87, assistant professor, 1987-91, associate professor, 1991-96, professor of history, 1996—, vice president for undergraduate affairs and dean of the college, 1994-97. Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, member of School of Historical Studies, 2004. Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences, member of board of trustees, 1994-97; Beloit College, alumni trustee, 1995-98, term trustee, 2002—.

MEMBER: International Society for Intellectual History, American Historical Association, Association for Asian Studies, Conference on Asian History, New England Historical Association, Phi Beta Kappa (chapter president, 1987-89, 1991—).

AWARDS, HONORS: Fellow, Harvard Club of the Republic of China, 1981-82; travel grant, Pacific Cultural Foundation, 1981-82.


(With Kidder Smith, Jr., Peter K. Bol, and Joseph A. Adler) Sung Dynasty Uses of the I Ching, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ), 1990.

The Recluse of Loyang: Shao Yung and the MoralEvolution of Early Sung Thought, University of Hawaii Press (Honolulu, HI), 1996.

(Editor, with Nicola Di Cosmo) Political Frontiers,Ethnic Boundaries, and Human Geographies in Chinese History, Routledge Curzon Press (London, England), 2003.

(Editor) Battlefronts Real and Imagined: War, Border, and Identity in the Chinese Middle Period, Palgrave Macmillan (New York, NY), 2004.

The Foreknown and the Forsworn: Prescience and ItsCritics in Song Literati China, University of Hawaii Press (Honolulu, HI), in press.

Contributor to books, including Ideas across Cultures: Essays on Chinese Thought in Honor of Benjamin I. Schwartz, edited by Paul A. Cohen and Merle Goldman, editors, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA), 1990; Presence and Presentation: Women in the Chinese Literati Tradition, edited by Sherry J. Mou, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1999; and Blacks and Asians: Encounters through Time and Space, edited by Ronald K. Richardson, Duke University Press (Durham, NC), 2004. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies.

SIDELIGHTS: Don J. Wyatt once told CA: "I write always with an eye toward history, and out of the desire to leave something of myself behind."