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DANIEL ABRAMSON

Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Design

Areas of Interest:

Transnational comparative aspects of urban design, historic preservation and neighborhood planning, as well as, particular problems in the physical, social and cultural transformation of Chinese cities.

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ANN ANAGNOST

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

Areas of Interest:

Ethnography of the state; politics of reproduction; late capitalist transformations of childhood

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EUGENE N. ANDERSON

Affiliate Professor, Department of Anthropology

Areas of Interest: Ecological anthropology (cultural and political ecology, ethnobiology, conservation); Medical anthropology; Nutritional anthropology

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DAVID BACHMAN

Professor, Jackson School of International Studies and Faculty Graduate Advisor, China Studies Program

Areas of Interest:

Government and politics of contemporary China; US-China relations; Chinese foreign relations

Selected Publications:

Luke Bergmann

LUKE BERGMANN

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography

Areas of Interest: Various connections between China, global political economy, carbon emissions, land-use, and the evolution of disease.

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NYAN-PING BI

Lecturer, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest:

Chinese language

Selected Publications:

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WILLIAM G. BOLTZ

Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest:

Classical Chinese

Selected Publications:

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YOMI BRAESTER

Adjunct Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Literature; Associate Professor, Comparative Literature

Areas of Interest:

Modern Chinese literature; film; literary criticism and theory of art

Selected Publications:

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YUQING CAO

Lecturer, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest: Chinese Language and Comparative Literature

Selected Publications:

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KAM WING CHAN

Professor, Department of Geography

Areas of Interest:

Cities; migration; labor market; urban economics; China (and Hong Kong)

Selected Publications:

  • Kam Wing Chan
    Cities with Invisible Walls: Reinterpreting Urbanization in Post-1949 China
    (Oxford University Press, 1994)

  • Kam Wing Chan, Yunyan Yang, Fang Cai, Dewen Wang
    Urban Employment and Transition of Labor Market
    (Beijing: China Statistical Press, 2004)

  • Kam Wing Chan, Guest editor
    Special Issue on Internal Migration in China, Chinese Environment and Development
    (M.E. Sharpe, 1996)

  • Kam Wing Chan (eds.) and Chak-lam So
    Dili fazhen yu yanjiu (Geographical Research and Development)
    (in Chinese)
    (University of Hong Kong Press, 1993)

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TAIPING CHANG

Lecturer, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest:

Chinese language and literature

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MADELEINE YUE DONG

Chair, China Studies Program
Associate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies, Associate Professor, Department of History, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Women Studies

Areas of Interest:

Modern Chinese history; social/cultural history of modern China; Chinese popular history in the 19th and 20th centuries; urban history and Beijing in the 20th century; gender history

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PATRICIA BUCKLEY EBREY

Professor, Department of History

Areas of Interest:

Chinese social and cultural history, especially of the Song period

Selected Publications

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ROBERT KENT GUY

Chair, Department of History,
Professor, Jackson School of International Studies and History

Areas of Interest:

Late Imperial China and Qing Dynasty

Selected Publications

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GARY HAMILTON

Professor, Department of Sociology and Jackson School of International Studies

Areas of Interest:

Economic sociology of East Asia; overseas Chinese

Selected Publications

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J. CHRIS HAMM

Assistant Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Literatures

Areas of Interest:

Late imperial and modern Chinese fiction and popular culture; martial arts fiction

Selected Publications

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ZEV HANDEL

Assistant Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest:

Historical Chinese phonology; Sino-Tibetan linguistics;
Chinese dialectology; East Asian writing systems

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STEVAN HARRELL

Professor, Anthropology; Adjunct Professor of Chinese, Department of Asian Languages and Literature; Adjunct Curator of Asian Ethnology, Burke Museum.

Areas of Interest:

Environmental anthropology; Ethnicy and Ethnic Relations; Education and Development; Family and Demography; Material Culture; China and Taiwan.

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LISA HOFFMAN

Associate Professor, Department of Urban Studies, Tacoma Branch

Areas of Interest:

Urbanism and globalization (especially in Asia), subjectivity, governmentality, gender, and power - especially issues of new (often neoliberal) forms of governing in China

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JEFF HOU

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Landscape Architecture

Area of interest:

Asian urbanism, urban design, public space, design activism, and environmental justice.

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DAVID KNECHTGES

Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest:

Han and Six Dynasties literature; fu; Wen Xuan; Chinese literary history; classical prose

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WILLIAM LAVELY

Director, East Asia Center, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Jackson School of International Studies

Areas of Interest:

Contemporary Chinese society and population

Selected Publications

  • William R. Lavely
    Sex, Breastfeeding, and Marital Fertility in Pretransition China
    (Population and Development Review, 2007)

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ZHI LIN

Professor, Division of Art, School of Art

Areas of Interest:

Painting and Drawing

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DEBORAH PORTER

Associate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies

Areas of Interest:

Modern Chinese Fiction; Cultural Patterns in Traditional and Modern China

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KYOKO TOKUNO

Senior Lecturer, Jackson School of International Studies

Areas of Interest:

Buddhist studies

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QING SHEN

Professor and Chair, Department of Urban Planning and Design

Areas of Interest:

Urban economics; urban transportation planning; urbanization and motorization in China

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JAMES TWEEDIE

Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature

Areas of Interest:

Chinese Cinema, Globalization and Cinema, Cultural Studies, and Visual Culture

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CHING-HSIEN WANG

Professor Emeritus, Department of Comparative Literature

Areas of Interest:

Modern Chinese poetry; East-West literary relations

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HAICHENG WANG

Assistant Professor, Division of Art History, School of Art

Areas of Interest:

Origins of the Chinese writing system; Ancient Chinese bells of the Western Zhou period

SASHA SU-LING WELLAND

Assistant Professor, Departments of Anthropology and Women Studies

Areas of Interest:

Gender, feminist ethnography, oral history, anthropology of art,
visual/expressive culture; China, East Asia, Asian America

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SUSAN H. WHITING

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science Adjunct Associate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies

Areas of Interest:

Late industrialization in East Asia; government and politics of China

Selected Publications

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KAR-YIU WONG

Professor, Department of Economics

Areas of Interest:

International trade; international economics

Selected Publications

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Anand Yang

Professor, Department of History and Jackson School of International Studies
Co-Director, Global Asia Institute

Areas of Interest: 

China-India comparative history (colonial and contemporary period); global diasporas and migrations; China-India relations

  • Anand Yang, Contributor

    The Boxers, China and the World

    (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007)

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LIPING YU

Lecturer, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest:

Chinese Language and Linguistics

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ANNE YUE-HASHIMOTO

Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Literature

Areas of Interest:

Historical and modern Chinese grammar; dialectology; phonology; typology

Selected Publications

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DONGSHENG ZANG

Assistant Professor of Law, School of Law

Areas of Interest:

Chinese Law, Comparative Law, International Trade

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China Studies Program
East Asia Studies
Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195
chinast@u.washington.edu

Madeleine Yue Dong, Chair
yuedong@u.washington.edu

Asia Studies Program Coordinator
chinast@u.washington.edu

China Studies Program Coordinator
Curtis Reed
chinast@u.washington.edu
cgreed@uw.edu