Chair

Rebecca Copeland
Professor
PhD, Columbia University
Japanese literature

Professors

Beata Grant
PhD, Stanford University
Chinese literature; religious studies

Marvin H. Marcus
PhD, University of Michigan
Japanese literature

Associate Professors

Lingchei Letty Chen
PhD, Columbia University
Chinese literature

Ji-Eun Lee
PhD, Harvard University
Korean literature

Zhao Ma
PhD, Johns Hopkins University
Chinese history

Jamie Newhard
PhD, Columbia University
Japanese literature

Assistant Professor

Nathan Vedal
PhD, Harvard University
Chinese literature

Professor of the Practice

Virginia S. Marcus
MA, University of Michigan, New York University
Japanese language

Teaching Professors

Mijeong Mimi Kim
EdD, University of San Francisco
Korean language

Xia Liang
MA, Beijing Normal University
Chinese language

Fengtao Wu
MA, Indiana University Bloomington
Chinese language

Senior Lecturers

Shino Hayashi
MA, University of Wisconsin, University of Minnesota
Japanese language

Judy Zhijun Mu
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Chinese language

Wei Wang
MA, University of Minnesota, Beijing Language and Culture University
Chinese language

Lecturers

Wenhui Chen
MA, National Taiwan Normal University
Chinese language

Ke Nie
MA, Capital Normal University
Chinese language

Zihan Qin
MA, University of Iowa
Chinese language

Jingyi Wang
MA, Capital Normal University
Chinese language

Kanako Yao
PhD, Ohio State University
Japanese language