received a B.A. from Stanford University (1966) and a Ph.D. in History from Yale University (1974). She taught at the University of Pennsylvania from 1977- 1993, and is now on the faculty at Princeton University. Her research work has been in the field of early modern Chinese history; she has written on various aspects of Chinese religion and culture. Her books include Millenarian Rebellion in China (1976), Chinese Society in the Eighteenth Century (1981, jointly with Evelyn Rawski), and Pilgrims and Sacred Sites in China (1992, co-edited with Chun-fang Yii). Her current research is on the temples of Peking, 1400-1900.