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Sophia Lutao  Wang

Sophia Lutao Wang

Independent Scholar

Research interests: Adam Smith's commercial ethics in comparative perspectives

Xiaoxuan Wang

Xiaoxuan Wang

PhD Candidate, East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Xiaoxuan Wang is a 2nd year GSA. With his dissertation “Saving Deities for the Communities: Religion and Reconfiguration of Rural Order in Southern Zhejiang, 1949-2000,” Xiaoxuan aims to examine the restructuring of social order in rural China during the PRC through the analysis of the trajectories of different religious traditions and the various ways they reinvented themselves.

Lihua Wang

Lihua Wang

Northeastern University

Research interests: neoliberalism and feminization of production and reproduction; "Rural Women's Bodies and Invisible Hands: Neoliberalism and Population Control in China"

Ao Wang

Ao Wang

Wesleyan University

Research interests: classical Chinese literature; modern Chinese poetry; translation

Dong Wang

Dong Wang

University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Research interests: modern Chinese foreign relations, history of US-China relations; intellectual property rights in China; China and global governance; history of national disasters in China

Pu Wang

Pu Wang

Brandeis University

Research interests:  modern Chinese literature and culture in comparative
frameworks; translation studies; critical theory; intellectual
 politics and aesthetic modernity in the 19th and 20th
centuries; comparative poetics

Eugene  Yuejin Wang (汪悅進)

Eugene Yuejin Wang (汪悅進)

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Professor of Asian Art

Research interests: Chinese art history; ancient bronzes; Buddhist murals and sculptures; reliquaries; scroll paintings; calligraphy; woodblock prints; architecture; photography; films

David Der-Wei Wang (王德威)

David Der-Wei Wang (王德威)

Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature

Research interests: modern and contemporary Chinese literature, late Qing fiction and drama; comparative literary theory; colonial and modern Taiwanese fiction, and Asian American and diasporic literature; Chinese intellectuals and artists in the mid-20th century

Martin  K.  Whyte (懷默霆)

Martin K. Whyte (懷默霆)

John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and Sociology

Research interests: comparative sociology; sociology of the family; sociology of development; the sociological study of contemporary China; the study of post-communist transitions.

Ellen  Widmer (魏愛蓮)

Ellen Widmer (魏愛蓮)

Mayling Song Professor of Chinese Studies, Wellesley College

Research Interests: gender in Chinese literature, comparative East Asian literatures, Chinese fiction, family history, and media ecology in late Qing-China

Endymion  Wilkinson

Endymion Wilkinson

EU Ambassador to China, 1994–2001

Research interests: Chinese history; East Asian political affairs

Silas Wu

Silas Wu

Boston College

Research interests: Emperor Yongzhen: succession, personality, and images; Christian Church revivals in 20th century China