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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

Sophia Lutao  Wang

Sophia Lutao Wang

Independent Scholar

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

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.

Martin  K.  Whyte (懷默霆)

Martin K. Whyte (懷默霆)

John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and Sociology, Emeritus

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

Justin Wong

Justin Wong

Program Assistant

Justin graduated from the University of Vermont with a BA in Asian Studies and a double minor in Mandarin Chinese and Anthropology. He is interested in Chinese culture and history, which he pursued as a House Program Director of the Global Village Chinese Program at college. Justin previously worked at On Call International, a New Hampshire-based company specialized in providing medical relief to disaster situations across the world. 

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Silas Wu

Silas Wu

Boston College

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