Faculty

William P. Alford

William P. Alford

Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law

Research interests: Chinese law and legal history; legal aspects of international trade and technology transfer; the legal profession; human rights in East Asia; transnational lawyering, U.S.-China relations

Barry Bloom

Barry Bloom

Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson Professor of Public Health
Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

Research interests: infectious diseases, vaccines,global health; the immune response to tuberculosis, a disease that claims more than two million lives each year.

Peter K. Bol (包弼德)

Peter K. Bol (包弼德)

Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Research interests: history of China’s cultural elites from the Tang, Song, Yuan, and Ming dynasties; geospatial analysis in teaching and research; China Biographical Database project; Center for Geographic Analysis; China Historical Geographic Information Systems project

Richard Cooper

Richard Cooper

Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics

Research interests: international economics, including both international trade and international monetary economics; a fundamental interest in the world economy leads to an interest in all environmental issues that require international cooperation to deal with effectively.

Nara Dillon

Nara Dillon

Lecturer, Department of Government

Research interests: the development of the Maoist welfare state from the 1940s to the 1960s, focusing on programs for workers and unemployed urbanites.

Mark C. Elliott (歐立德)

Mark C. Elliott (歐立德)

Director
Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History

Research interests: late imperial Chinese history; Manchu studies; Mongolian studies; history of relations between China and Inner Asia; the Silk Road; history of cartography; frontier studies; comparative empire; ethnicity and ethnic policy; contemporary historiography


Rowan Flad (傅羅文)

Rowan Flad (傅羅文)

Professor of Anthropology

Research interests:  emergence and development of complex society in the late Neolithic period and the Bronze Age in China; diachronic change in production processes;  intersection between ritual activity and production; the role of animals in early Chinese society - particularly their use in sacrifice and divination; and processes involved in social change in general.

Susan Greenhalgh

Susan Greenhalgh

Professor of Anthropology

Research interests: Chinese projects of modernity/globality; social studies of science, technology, and medicine; politics of reproduction, population, and life itself; gender studies; anthropology of the state, governance, and public policy; socialism and post-socialism.

Janet  Gyatso

Janet Gyatso

Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies

Research interests: Buddhist studies; Tibetan and South Asian cultural history; conceptions of sex and gender in Buddhist monasticism; the female ordination movement in Buddhism; visionary revelation in Buddhism; issues concerning lineage, memory, and authorship; philosophical questions on the status of experience; autobiographical writing in Tibet.

William Hsiao

William Hsiao

K.T. Li Professor of Economics

Research interests: a simulation model of the US health sector; payment systems for physicians and hospitals; comparative health care systems; financing health care in developing nations; and interaction between economic development and health care.

Wilt L. Idema (伊維德)

Wilt L. Idema (伊維德)

Research Professor of Chinese Literature

On Leave 2011-2013. Research interests: early Chinese drama; Chinese women's literature of the premodern period; Chinese popular narrative ballads; early development of Chinese vernacular fiction

Alastair Iain Johnston (江憶恩)

Alastair Iain Johnston (江憶恩)

Governor James Albert Noe and Linda Noe Laine Professor of China in World Affairs

Research interests: socialization in international institutions; the analysis of identity in the social sciences; ideational sources of strategic choice, mostly with reference to China and East Asia.

William C. Kirby (柯偉林)

William C. Kirby (柯偉林)

T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies
Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration
Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

William C. Kirby is chairman of the Harvard China Fund and was director of the Fairbank Center in 2006-2013. A historian of modern China, his work examines China's business, economic, and political development in an international context. 中文版  

Arthur Kleinman (凱博文)

Arthur Kleinman (凱博文)

Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of Anthropology
Professor of Medical Anthropology in Social Medicine
Professor of Psychiatry

Research interests: psychiatry; anthropology; depression, somatization, epilepsy, schizophrenia and suicide, patients and healers in the context of culture; social origins of distress and disease: neurasthenia, depression and pain in modern China; illness narratives; social suffering.

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