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.
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.
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.
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.