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DANIEL ABRAMSON
Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Design

Areas of Interest: Transnational comparative aspects of urban design, historic preservation and neighborhood planning, as well as, particular problems in the physical, social and cultural transformation of Chinese cities.

 

 

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ANN ANAGNOST
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

Areas of Interest: Ethnography of the state; politics of reproduction; late capitalist transformations of childhood

 

 

 

Selected Publications:

Ann Anagnost
National Past-Times: Narrative, Representation, and Power in Modern China
(Duke University Press, 1997)

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EUGENE N. ANDERSON
Affiliate Professor, Department of Anthropology

Areas of Interest: Ecological anthropology (cultural and political ecology, ethnobiology, conservation); Medical anthropology; Nutritional anthropology

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DAVID BACHMAN
Professor, Jackson School of International Studies and Faculty Graduate Advisor, China Studies Program

Areas of Interest: Government and politics of contemporary China; US-China relations; Chinese foreign relations

 

Selected Publications:

David Bachman
Bureaucracy, Economy, and Leadership in China: The Institutional Origins of the Great Leap Forward
(Cambridge University Press, 1991)

 


LUKE BERGMANN
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography

Areas of Interest: Various connections between China, global political economy, carbon emissions, land-use, and the evolution of disease.

 

 

 

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NYAN-PING BI
Lecturer, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest: Chinese language

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Publications:

Nyan-Ping Bi, Yuehua Liu, Tao-Chung Yao, Yaohua Shi (Authors)
Integrated Chinese 2: Traditional and Simplified Character Workbook
(Cheng & Tsui, 2007)

Nyan-Ping Bi, Yuehua Liu, Tao-chung Yao, Liangyan Ge, YaohuaShi, Yea-fen Chen, Xiaojun Wang (Authors)
Integrated Chinese, Level 1, Part 2, Textbook/Simplified
(Cheng & Tsui, 2008)

Nyan-Ping Bi, Yuehua Liu, Tao-chung Yao, Liangyan Ge, Yaohua Shi (Authors)
Integrated Chinese, Level 1, Part 1, Textbook, Workbook, and Character Workbook
(Cheng & Tsui, 2008)

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WILLIAM G. BOLTZ
Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest: Classical Chinese

 

 

 

Selected Publications:

William G. Boltz, Michael C. Shapiro (Authors)
Studies in the Historical Phonology of Asian Languages
(John Benjamins Publishing, 1991)

William Boltz
Origin and Early Development of the Chinese Writing System/Volume 78"
(American Oriental Society, 1994)

 

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YOMI BRAESTER
Adjunct Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Literature; Associate Professor, Comparative Literature

Areas of Interest: Modern Chinese literature; film; literary criticism and theory of art

 

 

 

Selected Publications:

Yomi Braester
Witness Against History: Literature, Film, and Public Discourse in Twentieth-Century China
(Stanford University Press, 2003)

 Yomi Braester and James Tweedie
Cinema at the City's Edge: Film and Urban Networks in East Asia (University of Washington Press 2010)


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YUQING CAO
Lecturer, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest: Chinese Language and Comparative Literature

 

 

 

 

Selected Publications:

Yuqing Cao, Carrie E. Reed (Authors), Stella Chen (Editor)
Xiaoyuan Hanyu: Speaking Chinese on Campus: A Textbook for Intermediate Chinese Courses
(UW Press, 2003)

 

 

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KAM WING CHAN
Professor, Department of Geography

Areas of Interest: Cities; migration; labor market; urban economics; China (and Hong Kong)

 

 

Selected Publications:

Kam Wing Chan
Cities with Invisible Walls: Reinterpreting Urbanization in Post-1949 China
(Oxford University Press, 1994)

Kam Wing Chan, Yunyan Yang, Fang Cai, Dewen Wang

Urban Employment and Transition of Labor Market
(Beijing: China Statistical Press, 2004)

Kam Wing Chan, Guest editor
Special Issue on Internal Migration in China, Chinese Environment and Development
(M.E. Sharpe, 1996)

Kam Wing Chan (eds.) and Chak-lam So       Dili fazhen yu yanjiu (Geographical Research and Development) (in Chinese)
(University of Hong Kong Press, 1993)

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TAIPING CHANG
Lecturer, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest: Chinese language and literature

 

 

 

 

 

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MADELEINE YUE DONG
Chair, China Studies Program

Associate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies, Associate Professor, Department of History, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Women Studies

Areas of Interest: Modern Chinese history; social/cultural history of modern China; Chinese popular history in the 19th and 20th centuries; urban history and Beijing in the 20th century; gender history

Selected Publications:

Madeleine Yue Dong
Republican Beijing: The City and Its Histories
(UC Press, 2003)

 

Madeleine Yue Dong and Joshua Goldstein, Eds.
Everyday Modernity in China
(UW Press, 2006)

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PATRICIA BUCKLEY EBREY
Professor, Department of History

Areas of Interest: Chinese social and cultural history, especially of the Song period

 

 

 

 

Selected Publications:

Patricia Buckley Ebrey
Women and the Family in Chinese History
(Taylor & Francis, 2007)

Patricia Buckley Ebrey
Accumulating Culture: The Collections of Emperor Huizong
(UW Press, January 2009)

 

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 ROBERT KENT GUY

Chair, Department of History

Professor, Jackson School of International Studies and History

Areas of Interest: Late Imperial China and Qing Dynasty

 

 

Selected Publications:

R. Kent Guy
The Emperor's Four Treasures: Scholars and the State in the Late Ch'ien-lung Era
(Harvard University Asia Center, 1987)

R. Kent Guy, Karen Turner-Gottschang, James V. Feinerman, Eds
The Limits of the Rule of Law in China
(UW Press, 2000)


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 GARY HAMILTON
Professor, Department of Sociology and Jackson School of International Studies

Areas of Interest: Economic sociology of East Asia; overseas Chinese

 

 

 

Selected Publications:

Gary G. Hamilton
Commerce and Capitalism in Chinese Societies
(Taylor & Francis, 2007)

Gary G. Hamilton,
Asian Business Networks
(Walter de Gruyter, 2006).

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 J. CHRIS HAMM
Assistant Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Literatures

Areas of Interest: Late imperial and modern Chinese fiction and popular culture; martial arts fiction

 

 

 

Selected Publications:

John Christopher Hamm
Paper Swordsmen: Jin Yong And The Modern Chinese Martial Arts Novel
(University of Hawaii Press, 2006)

 

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 ZEV HANDEL
Assistant Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest: Historical Chinese phonology; Sino-Tibetan linguistics;
Chinese dialectology; East Asian writing systems

 

 

Selected Publications:

Zev Handel
Old Chinese Medials and Their Sino-Tibetan Origins: A Comparative Study
(Academia Sinica Institute of Linguistics, 2009)

 

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 STEVAN HARRELL
Professor, Anthropology; Adjunct Professor of Chinese, Department of Asian Languages and Literature; Adjunct Curator of Asian Ethnology, Burke Museum.

Areas of Interest: Environmental anthropology; Ethnicy and Ethnic Relations; Education and Development; Family and Demography; Material Culture; China and Taiwan.

 

Selected Publications:

Stevan Harrell, Ma Lunzy, Bamo Ayi
Fieldwork Connections: The Fabric of Ethnographic Collaboration in China and America
(UW Press, 2007)

Stevan Harrell
Ways of Being Ethnic in Southwest China
(UW Press, 2002)


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 LISA HOFFMAN
Associate Professor, Department of Urban Studies, Tacoma Branch

Areas of Interest: Urbanism and globalization (especially in Asia), subjectivity, governmentality, gender, and power - especially issues of new (often neoliberal) forms of governing in China

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 JEFF HOU
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Landscape Architecture

Area of interest: Asian urbanism, urban design, public space, design activism, and environmental justice.

 

 

 

Selected Publications:

Jeffrey Hou (Editor)
Insurgent Public Space: Guerilla Urbanism and the Remaking of Contemporary Cities (Routledge, 2010)

Jeffrey Hou, Julie M. Johnson, and Laura J. Lawson
Greening Cities, Growing Communities
(UW Press, 2009)

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 DAVID KNECHTGES
Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest: Han and Six Dynasties literature; fu; Wen Xuan; Chinese literary history; classical prose

 

 

 

 

Selected Publications:

David R. Knechtges (Translator)and Xiao Tong (Author)
Wen xuan or Selections of Refined Literature Vol. III
(Princeton University Press, 1996)

David R. Knechtges and Eugene Vance, Eds.
Rhetoric And The Discourses Of Power In Court Culture: China, Europe, And Japan
(UW Press, 2005)

 

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 WILLIAM LAVELY
Director, East Asia Center, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Jackson School of International Studies

Areas of Interest: Contemporary Chinese society and population

 

 

 

Selected Publications:

William R. Lavely
Sex, Breastfeeding, and Marital Fertility in Pretransition China
(Population and Development Review, 2007)

 

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 ZHI LIN
Professor, Division of Art, School of Art

Areas of Interest: Painting and Drawing

 

 

 

 

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DEBORAH PORTER
Associate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies

Areas of Interest: Modern Chinese Fiction; Cultural Patterns in Traditional and Modern China

 

Selected Publications:

Deborah Lynn Porter
From Deluge to Discourse: Myth, History, and the Generation of Chinese Fiction

(SUNY Press, 1996)

 

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 KYOKO TOKUNO
Senior Lecturer, Jackson School of International Studies

Areas of Interest: Buddhist studies

 

 

 

 

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    QING SHEN

    Professor and Chair, Department of Urban Planning and Design

Areas of Interest: Urban economics; urban transportation        planning; urbanization and motorization in China

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 JAMES TWEEDIE
Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature

Areas of Interest: Chinese Cinema, Globalization and Cinema, Cultural Studies, and Visual Culture

 

 

 

 

 Yomi Braester and James Tweedie
Cinema at the City's Edge: Film and Urban Networks in East Asia (University of Washington Press 2010)

 

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CHING-HSIEN WANG

Professor Emeritus, Department of Comparative Literature

Areas of Interest: Modern Chinese poetry; East-West literary relations

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 HAICHENG WANG

Assistant Professor, Division of Art History, School of Art

Areas of Interest: Origins of the Chinese writing system; Ancient Chinese bells of the Western Zhou period

 

 

 

 


 SASHA SU-LING WELLAND
Assistant Professor, Departments of Anthropology and Women Studies

Areas of Interest: Gender, feminist ethnography, oral history, anthropology of art,
visual/expressive culture; China, East Asia, Asian America

 

 

Selected Publications:

Sasha S. Welland
A Thousand Miles of Dreams: The Journeys of Two Chinese Sisters
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007)

 

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 SUSAN H. WHITING
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science Adjunct Associate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies

Areas of Interest: Late industrialization in East Asia; government and politics of China

Selected Publications:

Susan H. Whiting
Power and Wealth in Rural China: The Political Economy of Institutional Change
(Cambridge University Press, 2006)

 

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KAR-YIU WONG
Professor, Department of Economics

Areas of Interest: International trade; international economics

Selected Publications:

Kar-yiu Wong
International Trade in Goods and Factor Mobility
(The MIT Press, 1995)

Kar-yiu Wong and Gunter Heiduk, Eds.
WTO and World Trade: Challenges in a New Era

(Physica-Verlag Heidelberg, 2005)

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Anand Yang

Professor, Department of History and Jackson School of International Studies

Co-Director, Global Asia Institute

Areas of Interest: China-India comparative history (colonial and contemporary period); global diasporas and migrations; China-India relations

 

 

Anand Yang, Contributor

The Boxers, China and the World

(Rowman & Littlefield, 2007)

 

 

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 LIPING YU
Lecturer, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest: Chinese Language and Linguistics

 

 

 

 

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 ANNE YUE-HASHIMOTO
Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest: Historical and modern Chinese grammar; dialectology; phonology; typology

 

 

 

Selected Publications:

Ann Yue-Hashimoto
The Suixi Dialect of Leizhou
(Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1985)

 

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 DONGSHENG ZANG
Assistant Professor of Law, School of Law

Areas of Interest: Chinese Law, Comparative Law, International Trade

 

 

 

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China Studies Program
East Asia Studies
Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195
chinast@u.washington.edu

Madeleine Yue Dong, Chair
yuedong@u.washington.edu

Asia Studies Program Coordinator
chinast@u.washington.edu

China Studies Program Coordinator
Curtis Reed
chinast@u.washington.edu
cgreed@uw.edu