Welcome to the personal research website of Anthony Barbieri (李安敦), [pen name: Anthony Barbieri-Low], Professor of Early Chinese History at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Trained at Harvard (M.A., 1997) in East Asian Studies  and Princeton (Ph.D. 2001 in Chinese Art and Archaeology, I have wide-ranging interests in many aspects of Early China, including technology, organization of production, labor history, gender and social relations, legal process, visual and material culture, and state formation. I also conduct research in Egyptology as a comparative field with early China. I teach undergraduate courses in East Asian civilization, world history, and early Chinese history, and graduate courses in specialized topics related to ancient China and Egypt. Please explore the menus above and recents posts below to learn more about my research and teaching!

I am accepting PhD applications for fall of 2024.