Dr. Chen Bo received his PhD from Peking University and currently teaches anthropology at Sichuan University. He has been a visiting scholar at UNC and Duke (2005-2006), and an Asian Scholar (2007-2009, Thailand). Dr. Chen speaks and reads Tibetan, and his work mainly focuses on Tibetan studies. His research interests include the history of Chinese anthropology on Tibetan studies, historical anthropology, kinship, civilization studies, and cross-area comparisons. His recent publications include Reproducing Shambala (2009), Li An-che and the West-China School of Anthropology (2010), and An Ethnography of Lo Yul, Nepal (2011).