Daniel K. Gardner

Daniel K. Gardner is Dwight W. Morrow Professor of History and Director of the Program in East Asian Studies at Smith College. He has written on the cultural and intellectual history of China through the 20th century and is now completing an introduction to Confucianism for Oxford University Press. Having spent last summer doing field research at an environmental NGO in Beijing, he has developed an interest in China's environmental issues today -- and how they are to be understood in the context of rapid social, political, cultural, and economic change. He is author of ChinaMusings.com and has contributed articles to the International Herald Tribune, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, and Huffington Post.