Xingyi Wang

Sheng Yen Postdoctoral Fellow in Chinese Buddhism (2021-2023)

Xingyi Wang was the 2021-2023 Sheng Yen Postdoctoral Fellow of Chinese Buddhism. Her research includes Buddhist monasticism, Vinaya studies, and Buddhist ethics. Born and raised in China, she received her MTS (2015) from Harvard Divinity School and Ph.D. (2021) from Harvard University. Her dissertation focuses on the commentarial tradition of the Dharmaguptaka Vinaya and the formation of the Vinaya School through the cultural exchanges between Song China and Kamakura Japan. During her stay at UC Berkeley, she is expected to explore topics on Buddhist monasticism in the Yuan Dynasty.