About - Kenneth DEAN

Kenneth Dean

is an Associate Professor in the Department of East Asian Studies of McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. He is the author of Taoist ritual and popular cults in Southeast China (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993) and Lord of the Three in One: The spread of a cult in Southeast China (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998). He co-authored First and last emperors: The absolute state and the body of the despot (New York: Autonomedia, 1992 with Brian Massumi), and gathered and co- edited Epigraphical materials on the history of religion in Fujian: Xinhua region (Fu- zhou: Fujian renmin chubanshe, 1995) with Zheng Zhenman. He is currently editing several more volumes of epigraphy from different regions in Fujian.