Daniel Burton-Rose is a Lecturer in Chinese, Asian, and World History in the History Department at Northern Arizona University. He obtained his doctorate from the Department of East Asian Studies at Princeton University in 2016 and his M.A in the Asian Languages and Civilizations Department of the University of Colorado, Boulder, in 2009. He served for two years as a Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow in the History Department at North Carolina State University, and has also taught at Brown University and the City University of New York. His teaching interests center on gender, ethnicity, and the tensions between centralized and localized power.
Dr. Burton-Rose is completing a manuscript titled Celestial Officials of the Jade Bureau: Prophecy and Spirit-Writing in Qing Conquest China and editing the anthology Insect Histories of East Asia with David A. Bello. His work has appeared in the peer-reviewed journals Asian Medicine: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Medicine (for which he also serves as Assistant Editor for East Asia), Daoism: Religion, History and Society, and the Journal of Religion and Violence. He also contributed to the anthology Transgender China (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2012). His work can be viewed at: https://nau.academia.edu/DanielBurtonRose
2018 “The Literati-Official Victimization Narrative: Memorializing Donglin Martyrs in Eighteenth-century Suzhou,” Journal of Religion and Violence. Special issue edited by Jimmy Yu, v. 6.1: 106-126.
2017 “Desiderata for the Principles of Compilation of a Canon of Buddhism and Medicine: A Consumer’s Guide to the Zhongguo Fojiao yiyao quanshu (Complete Works of Chinese Buddhist Medicine and Pharmacopeia, 2011),” Asian Medicine: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine. Special Issue on Buddhism and Healing, v. 12.1-2: 203-32.
2015 “A Prolific Spirit: Peng Dingqiu’s Posthumous Career on the Spirit Altar, 1720–1906,” Daoism: Religion, History and Society, no. 7: 7-63.
2012 “Gendered Androgyny: Transcendent Ideals and Profane Realities in Buddhism, Classicism, and Daoism,” 67-95 in Howard Chiang ed., Transgender China (New York: Palgrave-Macmillan).
2016 “Terrestrial Reward as Divine Recompense: The Self-Fashioned Piety of the Peng Lineage of Suzhou, 1650s–1870s.” Princeton University, East Asian Studies Department
2019 Barend J. ter Haar, Guan Yu: The Religious Afterlife of a Failed Hero, The English Historical Review (forthcoming).
2019 Jennifer Eichman, A Late Sixteenth-Century Chinese Buddhist Fellowship: Spiritual Ambitions, Intellectual Debates, and Epistolary Connections, Review of Religion and Chinese Society, v. 5.2 (forthcoming). 2018 Mark Meulenbeld, Demonic Warfare: Daoism, Territorial Networks, and the History of a Ming Novel, Journal of Religion and Violence, v. 6.1: 145-151.
2018 Carolyn Merchant, Autonomous Nature: Problems of Prediction and Control from Ancient Times to the Scientific Revolution, Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, v. 54.1: 70-71. 2017 Philip Clart and Gregory Adam Scott, eds. Religious Publishing and Print Culture in Modern China: 1800–2012, Review of Religion and Chinese Society, v. 4.2: 271-75.
2015 Dan Berger, Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era, Journal of American History, v. 102.3: 943-44.