Anthony DeBlasi

Scholar of Chinese culture and history

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Anthony DeBlasi

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: East Asian Studies

China, Chinese culture, Chinese history, Confucianism

Campus phone: (518) 442-5316
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Associate Professor Anthony DeBlasi is a specialist in Chinese history and has traveled extensively in China. He graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown University with a bachelor's degree in Chinese Language. He received his doctorate from Harvard University in East Asian Languages and Civilizations.

DeBlasi was a Fulbright Research Scholar in China in 2005. The author of Reform in the Balance: The Defense of Literary Culture in Mid-Tang China (SUNY Press), DeBlasi teaches a wide range of courses on Chinese history and culture.