Students

Ziyi (Sarah) Lin

She/her/hers

University of California Berkeley, B.A. Japanese and Computer Science, 2020

Japan: Media studies and digital humanities; postwar literature; visual and popular culture with an emphasis on gender and body genre.

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Mayako Shibagaki Liu

She/her/hers

International Christian University, B.A. History with Minor in Chemistry, 2020

Korea/Japan: Modern history of Japan and Korea; Japanese colonialism in Korea; history through visual representation; history of art and its relationship with colonialism; visual culture; cultural history

Mengqiu Liu

Mengqiu Liu

She/her/hers

Peking University, M.A. Chinese Literature (Comparative Literature and World Literature), 2020 and B.A. Chinese Literature, 2017

China: Cultural History of Socialist China; Cultural Practice of Chinese Workers; Modern Chinese Literature; Cinema and Media Studies; Ethnographic Writing of Modern China

Kristen Martucci

Kristen Martucci

She/her/hers

Columbia University, B.A. East Asian Languages & Cultures, 2020

China: Sociolinguistics and regional historiography; Dunhuang caves and manuscript studies; astronomy, divination practices and material culture; Silk Road, cultural exchange, and Buddhist/Daoist influence 

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Boya (Shirley) Ouyang

She/her/hers

University of Washington, B.A. English: Creative Writing, Mathematics: Philosophy, and Philosophy, 2018

China: Contentious politics; health politics; propaganda and censorship; identity
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Si (Celine) Qin

She/her/hers

Chinese University of Hong Kong, BSc Sociology, 2020

China: Cultural and political sociology; family; immigration and identities; media and communication; Hong Kong

James Rose

James Rose

On leave 2021-22

He/him/his

Harvard College, B.A. Special Concentration, 2023

China: Contemporary Political Economy; Comparative Law and Economic Institutions; Experimental Governance; Development and Industrial Policy; Finance, Technology, and Entrepreneurship

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Kejia (Coco) Ruan

She/her/hers

Columbia University, B.A. Comparative Literature and Society, 2021

Japan and China: Modern and contemporary literature; women’s writing and female homosociality; transnational and diasporic literature

Isaiah Schrader

Isaiah Schrader

He/him/his

Yale College, B.A. East Asian Languages & Literature and Philosophy, 2021

China: Early Chinese thought, Song and Ming Dynasty Neo-Confucianism, Buddism and Daoism

Hilary XuZi Thean

Xu Zi (Hilary) Thean

She/her/hers

King’s College London, B.A. Philosophy, Politics & Economics, 2021

China: International relations, socialisation theory in international relations, Chinese security and foreign policy, China-ASEAN relations, maritime strategy, political philosophy, queer theory/methodology