Anna-Alexandra Fodde-Reguer is one of the Humanities Research and Instruction librarians, covering the fields of Art, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Philosophy, and Religion. Anna received her Ph.D. in Asian Languages and Cultures from the University of Michigan in 2014, and her M.L.I.S. from the University of Pittsburgh in 2017. Her research interests include early Chinese religion, early Asian science and technology, and the intersections of art and religious practice. She is a specialist in Chinese divination practices.
In her free time, Anna spends time with her family, cultivates orchids, plays with her cats, photographs her neighborhood, and enjoys visiting museums. Her favorite Philadelphia-based museum is the Institute of Contemporary Art.
Brown, Miranda and Anna-Alexandra Fodde-Reguer. “Rituals Without Rules: Han Dynasty Mourning Practices Revisited.” In Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China, edited by N. Harry Rothschild and Leslie Wallace, 91-105. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2017.
Fodde-Reguer, Anna-Alexandra. Review of The Writ of the Three Sovereigns: From Local Lore to Institutional Daoism by Dominic Steavu. Journal of Chinese Religions 49, no. 1 (2021): 161-164. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/791155.
Fodde-Reguer, Anna-Alexandra. "Divining Bureaucracy: Divination Manuals as Technology and the Standardization of Efficacy in Early China." PhD diss., University of Michigan, 2014.
Kwa, Shiamin and Anna-Alexandra Fodde-Reguer. “The Chinese Poster Project: EALC Pedagogy and Digital Media,” ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts 25, no. 2 (2018): 82-99. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/ane.271
2017. University of Pittsburgh, M.L.I.S.
2014. University of Michigan, Ph.D. Asian Languages and Cultures.
2007. University of Hawai'i, Manoa, M.A. History.
2004. Brooklyn College, City University of New York, B.A.