Hwa Yeong Wang

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Duke Kunshan University

Wang’s research interests include Asian and comparative philosophy, feminist philosophy and Confucian philosophy with a special focus on women, gender and ritual. Her recent publication includes “Chastity as a Virtue: Song Siyeol and Hume” (Religions, 2020) and “Women Who Know Ritual” (Journal of Chinese Philosophy, 2022). Her first translation of and commentary on the writings of two Korean women philosophers is in press with Oxford University Press with the title “Korean Women Philosophers and the Ideal of a Female Sage: The Essential Writings of Im Yunjidang and Gang Jeongildang” (July 2023).

Wang has a. B.A. in Confucian philosophy, an M.A. in Confucian studies at Sungkyunkwan University, and a Ph.D. in philosophy (philosophy, interpretation and culture program), an interdisciplinary program from Binghamton University (State University of New York). She served as a post-doctoral fellow at Georgetown University 2020-2022 and Emory University 2022-2023.