Florence C. Hsia

Position title: Professor of History of Science, David Hall and Margie Devereaux Professor of History, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research in Arts & Humanities, OVCRGE, Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Graduate School

Email: fchsia@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-3971

4123 Mosse Humanities

Florence C. Hsia


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.


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