Richard W.L. Guisso

Richard W.L. Guisso (D.Phil., Oxford)
Professor Emeritus
Department of East Asian Studies
Office Location: 14th Floor Robarts Library
E-mail: rick.guisso@utoronto.ca

Professor Guisso’s research fields include: Early and Mediaeval Chinese History; Gender History in China, Japan, and Korea. He has published books on Wu Zetian, The First

Emperor; Women in China; and most recently, In the Inner Quarters, a translation in collaboration with Lenny Hu, (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2003), which is the winner of Best Book in the Category of Erotica, Americal Association of Independent Publishers.

Academic Background:
D.Phil. Oriental Studies, Oxford University (1974)
B.A. history, University of Toronto (1966)
work and study in Japan (Kyoto) 1968-71