Faculty

  • Senior Lecturer in Chinese

    B.A., Shanghai Teachers’ University; M.A., University of Iowa

    Interested in Chinese language pedagogy and second language acquisition.

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  • Associate Professor of Japanese

    B.A., Westmont College; M.A., Columbia University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Focused on Japanese language, literature, and culture.

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  • Visiting Lecturer in Korean

    B.A., Inha University; M.A., Yonsei University; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Yonsei University

    Focused on Korean language pedagogy, language learning experience, identity in language learning and teaching, and metacognition.

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  • Professor of Korean

    B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Yonsei University; Ph.D., Ohio State University

    Director of Korean program; focused on Korean language and culture, particularly corpus-based linguistic analysis and learner corpus research

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  • Senior Lecturer in Japanese

    B.A., Baika Women’s College (Japan); M.A., West Virginia University; Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University

    Co-director of Japanese program; interested in Japanese narratives, Japanese pedagogy, second language acquisition, and psycholinguistics.

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  • Visiting Lecturer in Korean

    B.A., M.A, Ph.D., Yonsei University

    Focused on Korean linguistics, language teaching, learner corpus, and dictionary. 

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  • Professor of Chinese

    B.A., Shandong University; M.A., Fudan University; Ph.D., Columbia University

    Specialized in modern Chinese literature and intellectual history, film studies, science fiction, and youth culture

    More about Mingwei Song

  • Lecturer in Chinese

    B.A., Nanjing Normal University; M.A., Fudan University

    Specialized in teaching Chinese as a foreign language; also a translator of literary fiction from English to Chinese.

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  • Senior Lecturer in Japanese

    B.A., Kansai University (Osaka); Ed.M., Ph.D., Boston University

    Co-director of Japanese Program; study abroad advisor in Japan; applied linguist.

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  • Mayling Soong Professor of Chinese Studies; Professor of East Asian Studies

    B.A. Wellesley College; M.A., Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

    I study traditional Chinese fiction, history of Chinese women's writing, history of the book in China, and missionaries to East Asia.

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  • Senior Lecturer in Chinese

    B.A., Nanjing University; M.A., Clark University

    Interests include language teaching methodology, cross-cultural communication, Chinese pedagogical grammar, and language and culture.

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  • Professor of Japanese; Director, The Suzy Newhouse Center for the Humanities

    B.A., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Columbia University

    Focused on Japanese literature, how female writers refashion the category of "girlhood" in postwar fiction, manga, and memoir.

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EALC Faculty Emeritus

  • Professor Emerita of Chinese

    B.A., National Taiwan University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Interested in China's contemporary issues, especially those concerning the Mongols and the Tibetans.

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