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Mariko Namba Walter

Mariko Namba Walter

Independent Scholar; Director of the Association for Central Asian Civilizations & Silk Road Studies

Research interests: Central Asian Buddhism; Silk Road studies

Dong Wang

Dong Wang

University of Turku, Finland

Research interests: US-China relations; modern and contemporary Chinese history; China's foreign relations; China and the world

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

Shujen Wang

Shujen Wang

Emerson College

Research interests: media piracy in emerging economies; global copyright governance; film industry in China

Sophia Lutao  Wang

Sophia Lutao Wang

Independent Scholar

Research interests: Adam Smith and the East Asian model of development

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.

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 and East Asian political affairs