Edward L. Shaughnessy

Edward L. Shaughnessy
Born (1952-07-29) July 29, 1952
Nationality American
Fields Zhou dynasty, Classic of Changes (Yi jing)
Institutions University of Chicago
Education Stanford University (M.A., Ph.D.)
University of Notre Dame (B.A.)
Doctoral advisor David S. Nivison
Chinese name
Chinese 夏含夷

Edward Louis Shaughnessy (born July 29, 1952) is an American sinologist, scholar, and educator, known for his studies of early Chinese history, particularly the Zhou dynasty, and his studies of the Classic of Changes (I Ching 易經).[1]

Shaughnessy received his B.A. degree from the University of Notre Dame, after which he went to Stanford University for graduate study in Chinese, earning his Ph.D. in 1983 with a dissertation entitled "The Composition of the Zhouyi". In 1984, Shaughnessy joined the faculty of the University of Chicago, where he is currently the Lorraine J. and Herrlee G. Creel Distinguished Service Professor of Early Chinese Studies.[2]

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