Ph.D., Stanford University, 1984
FIELDS OF INTEREST
Late Imperial and Modern China.
Women and Property in China, 960-1949. Stanford U.P., 1999
"A Ming-Qing Transition in Chinese Women's History?: The Perspective from Law." In Remapping China: Fissures in Historical Terrain. Ed. Gail Hershatter, et al. Stanford U.P., 1996, 42-58
"The Inheritance Rights of Daughters: The Song Anomaly?" Modern China, 21, no. 3 (July 1995), 269-309.
Civil Law in Qing and Republican China. Co-edited with Philip C. C. Huang. Stanford U.P., 1994.
"Women and the Law: Divorce in the Republican Period." In Civil Law in Qing and Republican China. Ed. Kathryn Bernhardt and Philip C. C. Huang. Stanford U.P., 1994.
Rents, Taxes, and Peasant Resistance: The Lower Yangzi Region, 1840-1950, Stanford U.P., 1992
"Elite and Peasant During the Taiping Occupation of the Jiangnan, 1860-1864," Modern China, 13, no. 4 (Oct. 1987), 379-410.