中文版 William C. Kirby is T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies at Harvard University and Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. He is a Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor. He serves as director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and chairman of the Harvard China Fund. A historian of modern China, Professor Kirby's work examines China's business, economic, and political development in an international context.
Adrienne Fitzgerald earned her bachelor's degreein art history from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Before coming to Harvard, she taught English at Shaanxi Normal University in Xi'an, China. As staff assistant, she supports the Director, Associate Director, and the Center's many associates.
Shirley Sun comes to the Fairbank Center from Harvard’s W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research, where she worked as a research assistant. She received her Ed.M. in Urban Education from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. As program coordinator, she manages the visiting scholar and postdoctoral fellowship programs.
Jascha Smilack has a Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Harvard. He teaches at Tufts University. Previous work experience includes many years as a Presidential Instructional Technology Fellow for the Academic Technology Group, assistant director of East Asian Studies, and head librarian of the Dudley House Library. In his free time, he constructs crossword puzzles.
Nancy Hearst is the librarian in the Fairbank Collection of the H.C. Fung Library. She makes periodic trips to China and Hong Kong to select new acquisitions. She also does free-lance editing and proofreading for China-related books, and English polishing for a number of state and party organizations in Beijing. Nancy has worked at Harvard for a long time.
Karen Christopher has worked in the Asia Center’s financial office since February 2000, assisting staff, affiliates, faculty, and students with financial and administrative issues. While the Fairbank Center is her first priority she also supports the other Asia-related research centers.
Kelly Maccioli has a B.F.A. in graphic design and has been working in the field for seven years, both in full time positions and as a freelance designer. Prior to coming to Harvard, she worked as a production artist and then as a designer at a local print and design company.
Lydia Chen received her master's degrees in Asian studies and journalism from the University of California at Berkeley where she produced a short video documentary titled Inner Visions: Avant-Garde Art in China. She lived in Beijing from 1997 to 2003 and worked at the Beijing Lufthansa Center, the American Chamber of Commerce in China, and the International School of Beijing. Lydia joined Harvard in 2008, after five years at Stanford University.