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Ihor Pidhainy

Ihor Pidhainy

Assistant Professor

Dept: History



Office: Thomas 305

Degrees: PhD, East Asian Studies, University of Toronto.

Expertise: China

Year appointed: 2009

Ihor Pidhainy is a graduate of the University of Toronto, where he earned his PhD in the Department of East Asian Studies. His dissertation was on the Chinese poet, exile and scholar, Yang Shen (1488-1559). Ihor Pidhainy's research areas include Ming dynasty history, travel writing, Chinese fiction and biography. He is currently working on two projects: a biographical study of Yang Shen and Russian travelers to China during the 19th and early 20th centuries.