Field of study: China

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
Yuan Ting Chan

Yuan Ting Chan


National University of Singapore, B.A. Chinese Studies, 2020

China: Modern and contemporary Chinese literature and film; migration; visual and media studies


Chuyi Chen


Brown University, B.A. Comparative Literature, B.A. Theatre Arts and Performance, 2020

China: Chinese literature, material and performance culture; theatre, mass media and popular culture; study of aesthetics


Yufan Chen


The University of Chicago, B.A. East Asian Languages and Civilizations & Fundamentals: Issues and Texts, 2020

China: Modern and Contemporary Chinese literature and film; Feminist, queer, and affect theories; Representation of rural-urban binary

Shangtong Cui

Shangtong Cui


The National University of Singapore, M.A. Chinese Studies, 2021

China: Medieval Chinese Literature; Chinese Commentarial Tradition; Confucian Studies

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
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
Yiwei Fang

Yiwei Fang


Chinese University of Hong Kong, B.A., Translation, 2021

China: social linguistics, grammaticalization; semiotics; Chinese cultural studies.


Kuo Jiang


Nanjing University, M.A. Modern Chinese Literature, 2020, and B.A. Chinese Language and Literature, 2017

China: Modern literature, popular culture, censorship and self-censorship, literary representation of memory