Trenton Wilson

Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies and History

Trenton Wilson is an intellectual, cultural, and political historian of early China. His current book project examines political and ethical debates around trust and suspicion from the third century BCE to the third century CE. The project and his research more broadly examine connections between intellectual and institutional history, including questions of bureaucracy, surveillance, law, punishment, amnesty, and luck.

Trenton Wilson is a member of associated faculty for the Program in Medieval Studies. Read his full bio on the Department of East Asian Studies website.

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