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Xiaofei  Tian

Xiaofei Tian

RSEA Chair
EALC: Professor of Chinese Literature

Research Interests: literature and cultural history of early medieval China; late imperial, modern, and contemporary Chinese literature and …

1730 Cambridge Street, S-132
RSEA Office Hours Spring 2017: Tuesdays 1-2
p: (617) 495-7937
Ryuichi Abe

Ryuichi Abe

EALC: Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions

Research Interests:  Buddhism and Japanese history, literature and culture.

2 Divinity Avenue, Room 130B
p: (617) 495-4305
William P. Alford

William P. Alford

Law School: Director, East Asian Legal Studies
Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law

Research interests: Chinese law and legal history; legal aspects of international trade and technology transfer.

Austin Hall, Room 309
p: (617)-495-4693
Theodore C. Bestor

Theodore C. Bestor

Dept of Anthropology: Professor of Social Anthropology
Director, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

Research interests:  markets, globalization, and urban studies; economic institutions and exchange; food systems and food …

Tozzer Anthropology Building 314
21 Divinity Ave.
p: (617) 496-4454
Peter K Bol

Peter K Bol

EALC: Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Vice Provost for Advances in Learning

Research Interests: the history of China’s cultural elites at the national and local levels from the 7th to the 17th

2 Divinity Ave. #221
p: (617) 495-8361
Mary C. Brinton

Mary C. Brinton

Dept of Sociology: Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology

Research interests: gender stratification, labor market organization, education, economic sociology, and Japanese society.

William James Hall, Room 580
p: (617) 495-5821
Paul Y. Chang

Paul Y. Chang

Dept. of Sociology: Assistant Professor of Sociology

Research Interests: South Korean social and political change.

608 William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617)-495-8769

Huimin Chen

University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., History, 2016

China: Cultural and social history of late imperial China; social networking between book collectors; book history; GIS

Xu "Gabby" Chen

Dartmouth College, B.A., East Asian Studies, 2014

Contemporary Japan & China: Consumption, material culture, fashion, gender, beauty and identity.