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Rebecca Victor

Student Intern

Rebecca is a G1 in the Regional Studies: East Asia program at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Her research interests include early 20th century Chinese literature, Beijing literature, and global Modernism. She received her B.A. in English literature from Columbia University.  

Paul Vierthaler

Paul Vierthaler

Boston College

Research Interests: Ming and Qing unofficial historical narratives, analysis of print history and literature using quantitative and digital methods

Ezra  F. Vogel (傅高义)

Ezra F. Vogel (傅高义)

Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Emeritus

Research interests: modern Japan; Japanese industrialization; rise of Japan communist society in China; Deng Xiaoping; United States relations with Asia; reform era China; the second Sino-Japanese War.

Ao Wang

Ao Wang

Wesleyan University

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

Dong Wang

Dong Wang

College of Liberal Arts, Shanghai University

Research interests: U.S.-China relations, modern and contemporary Chinese history, China's foreign relations

Lutao Sophia Wang

Lutao Sophia Wang

Independent Scholar

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

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

Yuhua Wang

Yuhua Wang

Assistant Professor of Government

Research Interests: state institutions and state-business relations in China, government and politics of China, rule of law, political science, comparative politics.

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

Odd Arne Westad

Odd Arne Westad

S.T. Lee Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations

Research interests: contemporary international history in East Asia; international affairs, diplomacy, and strategy.