Kuan-yen Liu (PhD, W2016) earned his B.A. with a double major, in English Literature and Philosophy, and two minors, in History and Chinese Literature, from National Chengchi University in Taiwan. His dissertation focused on the intersections of Darwinism with the literature and intellectual thought of Victorian Britain and of Late-Qing China. His research interests center on Victorian Literature, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind, Chinese Literature and Chinese Philosophy. In 2016-17 he was a Lecturer at UC Santa Barbara.