Amy Dooling, Associate Dean of Global Initiatives, Director of the Global Commons

Amy Dooling

Associate Dean of Global Initiatives, Director of the Global Commons

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, Chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Yibing Huang

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

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


Vivian She

Adjunct Instructor

Associated Faculty

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



Yong Jin Park, Associate Professor of Economics, Chair of the Economics Department

Yong Jin Park

Associate Professor of Economics, Chair of the Economics Department

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


John Qunjian Tian, Professor of Government and International Relations

John Qunjian Tian

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


Wei Zhang, Assistant Professor of Economics

Wei Zhang

Assistant Professor of Economics

Environmental economics and policy • Agricultural economics and policy • Applied econometrics


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.