Mohan Wang

Chinese Literature
1st Year Student

M.A. in Humanities, University of Chicago

B.A. in Classics (cum laude), University of California, Berkeley


Mohan Wang is a Ph.D. student in early Chinese literature and political culture. His research interests primarily pertain to historiographies and the presentation of ethnographical knowledges. His broader interests include historical narratives, ancient poetics, political expressions in early poetry, and, most importantly, comparative Sino-Roman antiquity.

Prior to joining Princeton, Mohan received his B.A. in Classics from the University of California, Berkeley and his M.A. in Humanities from the University of Chicago, where he explored the literary world constructed by ethnographic information in the Hanshu and Pliny the Elder’s Naturalis Historia.