Joe Dennis

Position title: Professor of History, Director of Graduate Studies


Phone: 608.263.1853

An historian of late imperial China, especially the Ming (1368-1644). His research and teaching focus on Chinese social, legal, and book history. Dennis is currently researching the history of legal education, schools, and libraries in imperial China.


Ph.D., University of Minnesota
J.D., University of Minnesota
M.A., University of Minnesota
B.S-Art., University of Wisconsin