Senior Associate – ‘Contemporary China’
Richard Madsen is Distinguished Research Professor and Director of the UC-Fudan Center for Research on Contemporary China at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of books on moral order and religion in both the United States and China. His books on America include Habits of the Heart, co-authored with Robert Bellah, William Sullivan, Ann Swidler, and Steven Tipton (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984). His books on Chinese speaking societies include Democracy’s Dharma: Religious Renaissance and Political Development in Taiwan (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007) and most recently, co-edited with Becky Yang Hsu, The Chinese Pursuit of Happiness: Anxieties, Hopes, and Moral Tensions in Everyday Life (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019).