Amy D. Dooling is an associate professor of Chinese literature at Connecticut College. She is also chair of the Educational Planning Committee, chair of the International Commons Steering Committee, and co-director of the Mellon Initiative in Global Education.
Dooling’s scholarly work focuses on cultural activism and women’s literary production in modern China. She is the editor and translator of two major anthologies of creative writing, "Writing Women in Modern China" (Columbia University Press, 1998) and "Writing Women in Modern China: The Revolutionary Years" (Columbia University Press, 2005), and author of "Women’s Literary Feminism in Twentieth Century China" (Palgrave, 2005). Her current research examines the literature and art of labor migration in the post-Mao era.
Dooling has been the recipient of numerous fellowships and grants, including an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, and grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies and the Fulbright Foundation. She holds a bachelor's, a master's and a doctorate from Columbia University.