Faculty

James Robson

James Robson

Chair
EALC: James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Research Interests:  History of Medieval Chinese Buddhism and Daoism; issues of sacred geography, local religious history, talismans,...

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2 Divinity Avenue, Room 216


p: (617) 495-8363
Office Hours: Fall 2019: By appointment; please email.
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

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

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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
Paul Y. Chang

Paul Y. Chang

Dept. of Sociology: Associate Professor of Sociology
On leave 2019-20

Research Interests: South Korean social and political change. Social movements, family, Korean studies.

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

Edwin Cranston

EALC: Professor of Japanese Literature

Research Interests: Japanese literature and poetry. China Biographical Database Project

2 Divinity Ave. #232
p: (617) 495-8362
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Christina Davis

Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute
Professor of Government
Research interests and teaching bridge international relations and comparative politics, with a focus on trade policy. Interests include the politics and... Read more about Christina Davis
1737 Cambridge Street, CGIS Knafel Building 216
p: 617 495-4446
Nara Dillon

Nara Dillon

Senior Lecturer on Government

Research Interests: globalization, social policy, povery; 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

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