Sookja Cho is Associate Professor of Korean and Comparative Literature at Arizona State University. Professor Cho’s research fields include: Pre-modern Korean and Chinese literature and culture, Sino-Korean exchange and East Asian comparative literature, performance literature, and oral storytelling and folk literature. She is the author or co-author of several books including her most recent solo publications: Transforming Gender and Emotion: The Butterfly Lovers Story in China and Korea (University of Michigan Press, 2018) and The Tale of Cho Ung: A Classic of Vengeance, Loyalty and Romance (Columbia University Press, 2018). She is currently working on projects concerning Sino-Korean literature and cultural exchange.
Ph.D. Chinese and Korean Comparative Literature, Washington University in St Louis
Ph.D. Premodern Chinese Literature, Seoul National University
Professor Cho’s research fields include: Pre-modern Chinese and Korean literature and culture; Sino-Korean exchange and East Asian comparative literature; gender and religious studies; performance literature; and oral storytelling and folk literature.