Profiles in "Chinese" Expertise Area

  • Oh works on the cultural connection among East Asian societies, in particular, history of the book and print culture of East Asia and linguistic histories of Chinese and Korean.
  • With roots in American and Chinese cultures, Hoyt Tillman explores the divergence and commonalities within and between cultures. As a historian and sinologist, he focuses on how ways of thinking have changed over time.
  • West works in the textual culture of late medieval and early modern China (1000–1600), with specialties in performance literature, drama, urban literature, and garden studies.
  • Li, a senior Fulbright Scholar to India, focuses her research on ethnic geography, highly-skilled international migration and transnational connections. She is the author of more than 90 journal articles and book chapters.
  • Zhang joined ASU in 2002. She''s taught various undergraduate Chinese language courses as well as graduate courses in Chinese linguistics and teaching Chinese as a second language.
  • Cutter's primary field of teaching and research is early medieval Chinese literature. He was founding director of the School of International Letters and Cultures at ASU.
  • Ling specializes in late imperial Chinese literature and culture, book history, and the print culture.
  • Dr. Joanne Tsao's primary field of research is pre-modern Chinese literature. She teaches Classical Chinese, Chinese literature, Modern Chinese language, and courses on Chinese history and culture.
  • Bokenkamp specializes in the study of medieval Chinese Daoism, with a special emphasis on its literatures and its relations with Buddhism.