Richard Madsen

Richard Madsen is Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Director of UC Fudan Center, and Acting Provost-Eleanor Roosevelt College (2013-14) at the University of California, San Diego. He is a co-author (with Robert Bellah et al.) of The Good Society and Habits of the Heart, which received the Los Angeles Times Book Award and was jury nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He has authored or co-authored five books on China, including Morality and Power in a Chinese Village for which he received the C. Wright Mills Award. He also co-edited (with Tracy B. Strong) The Many and the One: Religious and Secular Perspectives on Ethical Pluralism in the Modern World. His latest book is Democracy’s Dharma: Religious Renaissance and Political Development in Taiwan.