Committee on Regional Studies East Asia

Prof. Karen Thornber

Karen Thornber

Interim Chair of the Committee on Regional Studies: East Asia
Harry Levin Professor in Literature and Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Research Interests:  Comparative literature, world literature, and the literatures and cultures of East Asia (China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan),...

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1730 Cambridge Street
p: 617-496-6244
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Jie Li

Jie Li

Director of Graduate Studies, RSEA
EALC: Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Research interests:  Chinese literary, media and cultural studies. Cinematic representations of modern East Asian history, cultural memories...

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2 Divinity Avenue, Room 231
p: (617) 495-8371
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Melissa McCormick

Melissa McCormick

EALC: Professor of Japanese Art and Culture
Harvard College Professor

Research Interests:  pre-modern Japanese art; medieval painting, literature, and history; court culture.

2 Divinity Avenue, Room 219
p: (617) 496-2276
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Meg Rithmire

Harvard Business School: F. Warren MacFarlan Associate Professor of Business Administration
Business, Government, and International Economy unit at Harvard Business School
Research interests: The comparative political economy of development with a focus on China and Asia; the role of land politics, urban governments, and local... Read more about Meg Rithmire
Morgan Hall 267, HBS
p: (617) 495-1097