Amy Dooling, Associate Professor of Chinese, Chair of the East Asian Languages & Cultures Department

Amy Dooling

Associate Professor of Chinese, Chair of the East Asian Languages & Cultures Department

Modern and Contemporary Chinese fiction and drama • Chinese women's writing • History of the women's movement and feminism in China • Translation


Yibing Huang, Associate Professor of Chinese

Yibing Huang

Associate Professor of Chinese

(On sabbatical Fall 2015)

Modern and contemporary Chinese literature, cinema, popular culture • Comparative studies of modernism and postmodernism in China and in the West • Cultural translations between Chinese poetry and modern American poetry


Tek-wah King, Senior Lecturer in Chinese

Tek-wah King

Senior Lecturer in Chinese

Syntax and morphology • Chinese writing system and dialects • Language pedagogy


Hisae Kobayashi, Senior Lecturer in Japanese

Hisae Kobayashi

Senior Lecturer in Japanese

Language pedagogy • Japanese language


Takeshi Watanabe, Assistant Professor of Japanese

Takeshi Watanabe

Assistant Professor of Japanese

Japanese literature and culture • Literary and visual interpretations of history


Vivian She

Adjunct Instructor

Associated Faculty

Ann Marie L. Davis, Assistant Professor of History

Ann Marie L. Davis

Assistant Professor of History

Early modern and modern Japan • History of science • Technology and science • Japanese literature and theory • History of gender and sexuality • Women's studies


Lindsey B. Harlan, Professor of Religious Studies

Lindsey B. Harlan

Professor of Religious Studies

History of religions • Hinduism • Religion and gender • Heroic traditions • Religion in Trinidad


Qiang Ning, Chu-Niblack Associate Professor in Asian Art, Curator of the Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection

Qiang Ning

Chu-Niblack Associate Professor in Asian Art, Curator of the Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection

(On sabbatical Spring 2016)

Asian art history • Contemporary Chinese art • Gender in Chinese art and society • Silk Road archaeology • Art market/Art Collection


Yong Jin Park, Associate Professor of Economics, Co-Chair of the Economics Department, 2015-2016

Yong Jin Park

Associate Professor of Economics, Co-Chair of the Economics Department, 2015-2016

Applied microeconomics and behavioral economics • Banking and comparative banking systems • Social inequality and labor supply


Sarah A. Queen, Professor of History

Sarah A. Queen

Professor of History

Early Chinese cultural history • The spiritual and philosophical dimensions of Confucianism and Daoism • Confucianism in East Asia Today (Confucianism and Human Rights; Confucianism and Democratization; and Confucianism and Ecology)


John Qunjian Tian, Associate Professor of Government and International Relations

John Qunjian Tian

Associate Professor of Government and International Relations

Chinese political economy • East Asian political economy • International political economy • Comparative political economy and politics


James Dale Wilson, Associate Professor of Music, Ethnomusicologist, Jazz Composer/Arranger

James Dale Wilson

Associate Professor of Music, Ethnomusicologist, Jazz Composer/Arranger

Ethnomusicology • Jazz • Guangdong ritual and ritual music • Southeast Chinese perspectives on migration and transnationalism


In Memoriam

Charles J. Chu

Professor Emeritus of Chinese

Professor Chu taught in the department from 1965-1984.

Henry T. K. Kuo

Professor Emeritus of Chinese

Professor Kuo taught in the department from 1970-1994.