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IU Bloomington

Michael Ing

Department of Religious Studies

Expert Bio

Michael Ing is an associate professor of religious studies, affiliated faculty of East Asian languages and cultures, and director of graduate studies in the Department of Religious Studies. 

In 2012, he published “The Dysfunction of Ritual in Early Confucianism” with Oxford University Press. In 2017, Oxford published “The Vulnerability of Integrity in Early Confucian Thought.”

He completed a master’s degree in theological studies at Harvard’s Divinity School in 2005 and earned a Ph.D. from Harvard’s East Asian department in 2011.

Areas of Expertise

Chinese philosophy, Chinese religion, Confucianism, ritual studies, ethics, religious studies.