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
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
Peter K Bol

Peter K Bol

EALC: Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

(On Leave Fall 2022)

Research Interests: the history of China’s cultural elites at the national and local levels from...

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

Mary C. Brinton

Dept of Sociology: Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology
Director, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

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

William James Hall, Room 580
p: (617) 495-5821
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Christina Davis

Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute
Professor of Government

(On Leave 2022-23)

Research interests and teaching bridge international relations and comparative politics, with a focus...

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1737 Cambridge Street, CGIS Knafel Building 216
p: 617 495-4446
Nara Dillon

Nara Dillon

Senior Lecturer on Government

Research Interests: globalization, social policy, poverty; politics of welfare, charity, and health care in China and the developing world.

2 Divinity Ave. #230
p: (617) 495-8366
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Dr. Grzegorz Ekiert

Government: Laurance A. Tisch Professor of Government Comparative
Director of Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Senior Scholar at Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies
Research interests focus on comparative politics, regime change and democratization, civil society and social movements and East European politics and... Read more about Grzegorz Ekiert
Center for European Studies, 27 Kirkland Street 401
p: 617 495-4303 ext. 213
Mark C. Elliot

Mark C. Elliot

EALC: Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History
Vice Provost for International Affairs

(On Leave AY 2022-23)

Research interests: Social, political and institutional history of China and Inner Asia

2 Divinity Ave. #134A
Gulnar Eziz

Gülnar Eziz

EALC: Preceptor in Uyghur and Chaghatay
Research interests:  Uyghur language and linguistics. Linguistic anthropology.
9 Kirkland Pl #208
Cambridge, MA 02138
Rowan K. Flad

Rowan K. Flad

Dept. of Anthropology: John E. Hudson Professor of Archaeology

Research interests: Chinese archaeology; emergence and persistence of complex societies in the Sichuan Basin; specialization; zoo...

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Peabody Museum, Room 57G
11 Divinity Ave
p: (617) 495-1966