Qiran Jin

Chinese Literature

M.A. in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University;

B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature from Peking University.


Qiran Jin is a Ph.D. student in Chinese literature and philology. His research interests lie in textual criticism, the formation and canonization of texts in early China, the Chinese writing system, and Chinese philology. His broad interests include Chinese literary history, book history, classical studies, digital humanities, and linguistics. Prior to joining Princeton, he earned his M.A. degree from Columbia University, where he studied Chinese philology and intellectual history in early China, and earned a B.A. degree from Peking University, where he received training in linguistics, Chinese philology, and book history.