Florence C. Hsia


Chair of History of Science



The Scientific Revolution, Jesuit science, science and religion, and science and European expansion in the early modern era. 


A book project underway is tentatively titled Darkness at Noon: Chinese Astronomy and the Origins of European Sinology.

Curriculum Vitae

Florence C. Hsia's C.V.


Ph.D., University of Chicago, History, 1999

M.A., University of Chicago, History, 1995

A.B., Princeton University, East Asian Studies, 1990


Florence C. Hsia, Sojourners in a Strange Land: Jesuits and Their Scientific Missions in Late Imperial China (University of Chicago Press, 2009).