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248 / Journal of Daoist Studies 6 (2013) Contributors Mihwa Choi received her M.A. from Columbia University and her Ph.D. from University of Chicago. She is assistant professor of Chinese Relig‑ ions at San Diego State University. Recent publications on rituals and ascetic practices in their socio‑political contexts have appeared in Seoul Journal of Korean Studies and Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, re‑ spectively. Email: Galia Dor received her M.A. from Tel‑Aviv University and currently writing her Ph. D. dissertation there, while teaching in the Department of Philosophy. Her present article was first presented in the 8th Interna‑ tional Conference on Daoist Studies, Utting am Ammersee, June 2012. Email: Adam D. Frank received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin. Currently Associate Professor in Asian Studies and Anthropology at the Honors College of the University of Central Arkan‑ sas, he is the author of taijiquan and the Search for the Little Old Chinese Man (2006). Email: Knut Gollenbeck is a naturopathic physician (Heilpraktiker) using Chi‑ nese medicine and working mainly with qigong, tuina, and acupuncture. He has studied Daoism with Master Li Jiacheng since 2004. Email: Steve Jackowicz Ph.D. is a practicing acupuncturist and adjunct faculty at Adelphi University Garden City NY. His work appeared in Daoist Body Cultivation (2006), Living Authentically (2011), and this journal (2011). He is currently involved with the Chinese Medicine Database Project. Email: stevejackowicz Gerhard Milbrat a 23rd generation Longmen Daoist is the founder of the Dan Gong Institute where he combines qigong martial arts and natural medicine. A prolific writer, he teaches all over the world. Email: info@dan‑ News of the Field / 249 James Miller Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Chinese Studies at the School of Religion Queen’s University Canada. His major work is The Way of Highest Clarity: Nature Vision and Revelation in Medieval China (Three Pines Press 2008). Email: Daniel M. Murray received his M.A from Queenʹs University. He is cur‑ rently a Ph.D. student in East Asian Studies at McGill University. Email: Elmar Oberfrank received his M.A. from the University of Munich and is now studying there for his Ph.D. His research focuses on internal al‑ chemy according to the late‑Qing master Huang Yuanji. Email: Sharon Small received her M.A from Tel Aviv University and is cur‑ rently working on her PhD in the department of Philosophy and Social Development at Shandong University. Her research interests are Chinese philosophy and film. Email: Michael M. Tophoff Ph.D. M.Sc. is a clinical psychologist/psycho‑ therapist and practitioner of various Chinese martial arts. He teaches conflict management at the University of Amsterdam Business School and publishes widely. Email: Jeanne White graduated from the Heilpraktikerfachschule Munich and is a Nationally Certificed Acupucturist. Licensed as a DOM (Doctor of Ori‑ ental Medicine) in New Mexico, she founded the Nogales Pain Clinic in Nogales AZ. Today she runs a private naturopathic clinic in Chur Swit‑ zerland. Email: Xu Liying received her M.A. from the National University of Singapore and her Ph.D. from Xiamen University. She is academic director of the Taoist College Singapore. Her recent book, Fodao yu yinyang: Xinjiapo Chenghuang miao yu Chenghuang xinyang yanjiu 佛道与阴阳: 新加坡城隍 庙与城隍信仰研究, focuses on the history and social function of city‑god temples in Singapore. Email: ...


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