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 Katharine Burnett, EAS Chair, Art History:

kpburnett@ucdavis.edu

Interdisciplinary studies focusing on the visual arts of China. Recent projects: identifying and examining manifestations of 17th-century ideals of originality in aesthetic criticism and art. Collections and exhibition development and theory of late 19th-20th-century China and US.

160 Everson, 752-0105

http://arthistory.ucdavis.edu/people/faculty/index.html

 

 

 

Beverly Bossler

Beverly Bossler, History:

bjbossler@ucdavis.edu

Research focus on China in the High Imperial period (Tang-Song-Yuan, 618-1368), especially social, intellectual and gender history in this period; history of women and family in China

3229 Social Sciences & Humanities

http://history.ucdavis.edu/professor/beverly_bossler

 

 

Chia-ning Chang

Chia-ning Chang, Japanese:

cnchang@ucdavis.edu

Modern Japanese literary history and criticism, Cultural and intellectual history since Meiji, The interplay between literary and political imagination, The poetics of modern autobiographical narratives, Japanese & Chinese film

On leave for academic year 2014-2015

752-1119

https://ealc.ucdavis.edu/people/profile/208


 

 

 

Xiaomei ChenXiaomei Chen, EALC (Chinese):

xmchen@ucdavis.edu

Modern Chinese literature, Drama, Theater, Women's literature, Comparative literature, Literary theory, Cultural studies, Performance studies.

309 Sproul Hall, 752-1209

http://chinese.ucdavis.edu/faculty/Chen

 

 

 

Chengzhi ChuChengzhi Chu, EALC, Language Program Coordinator (Chinese) :
czchu@ucdavis.edu
Chinese linguistics, cognitive semantics, Chinese as a second language (pedagogy and acquisition), application of computer technology in language instruction.
303 Sproul Hall, 752-7918

http://chinese.ucdavis.edu/faculty/Chu

 

 

 

David GundryDavid Gundry, (Japanese):
djgundry@ucdavis.edu
Early Japanese literature, 20th century Japanese fiction and film
302 Sproul, 752-4127

http://japanese.ucdavis.edu/faculty/Gundry

 

 

 

 

Mark HalperinMark Halperin, EALC (Chinese):

mhalperin@ucdavis.edu
Medieval Chinese literature and cultural history, especially anecdotal and religious literature of the Tang and Song dynasties.

522 Sproul Hall, 752-0337

http://chinese.ucdavis.edu/faculty/Halperin

 

 

 

Kyu Hyun KimKyu Hyun Kim, EALC and History:
kyukim@ucdavis.edu
Early Modern and Modern Japanese history; colonial modernity in East Asia. Modern Korean history, Japanese popular culture, Japanese and Korean cinema
4213 Social Sciences & Humanities, 752-7918

http://history.ucdavis.edu/professor/kyu-hyun_kim



 


Meng-Cheng LoMing-cheng Lo, Sociology:
mmlo@ucdavis.edu
Professions, nationality and nationalism, social movements, political sociology, sociology of culture, comparative historical sociology, theory.
2266 Soc Sci & Humanities Bldg, 754-6136

http://sociology.ucdavis.edu/people/szmclo

 

 

 


Sheldon LuSheldon Lu, Comparative Literature Program:
shlu@ucdavis.edu

Sheldon Lu taught at the University of Pittsburgh for ten years before joining the University of California at Davis in 2002 as Professor of Comparative Literature.  His research, scholarship, and teaching lie at the intersection of literary studies, visual studies, film studies, China studies, and cultural theory.  He is the author and editor of many books.  His writings have appeared in numerous journals, including New Literary History, Modern Language Quarterly, boundary 2, Semiotica, Comparative Literature, positions, Cinema Journal, Jump Cut, Post Script, Asian Cinema, and Journal of Chinese Cinemas.

808 Sproul Hall, 754-8324

http://complit.ucdavis.edu/people/Lu

 

 

 

 

Ethan SchienerEthan Scheiner, Political Science:
escheiner@ucdavis.edu
Research emphasis on Japanese politics and general issues surrounding democratic representation. He received a B.A. in Politics in 1991 at U.C. Santa Cruz, an M.A. in Political Science at the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1994, and a Ph.D. in Political Science at Duke University in 2001.  He has been an Advanced Research (postdoctoral) Fellow in the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations at Harvard University (2001-02), and a postdoctoral fellow at the Stanford Institute for International Studies (2002-2004).

581 Kerr Hall, 207-3205
http://faculty.psdomain.ucdavis.edu/escheiner

 

heYuming He, Chinese:

ymhe@ucdavis.edu

With research interests in Dramatic performance and tests as well as social and intellectual history, particularly history of the book, in Late Imperial China (14th-19th centuries), Professor He has held appointments at Reed College and the University of Chicago. She is the author of numerous articles and of the book Home and the World: Editing the “Glorious Ming” in Woodblock-printed Books of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, which will be published this fall by the Harvard University Asia Center.

313 Sproul Hall

http://ealc.ucdavis.edu/people/profile/746

 

 

 

Xiaoling ShuXiaoling Shu, Sociology:
xshu@ucdavis.edu
Professor Shu's research interests include Social Stratification, Gender, Quantitative Methods, Life Course, Social Demography, Comparative Studies, Computer Simulation, Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining
2274 Soc Sci & Humanities Bldg, 752-2825

http://sociology.ucdavis.edu/people/xshu


 

 

 

Janet Shibamoto-SmithJanet Shibamoto Smith, Anthropology:

 jsshibamotosmith@ucdavis.edu

Analysis of gender differences in Japanese language usage

325 Young Hall, 752-7388

http://anthropology.ucdavis.edu/people/janet-s.-shibamoto-smith-1/janet-s.-shibamoto-smith

 


 Joseph SorensenJoseph Sorensen, EALC (Japanese):
jsorensen@ucdavis.edu

Research interests include text-image relationships in pre-modern Japan, Classical and medieval poetry and drama, Pre-modern aesthetics and performance theory, Japanese art, architecture, and art history, Modern Japanese literature and film

316 Sproul Hall, 752-0313

http://japanese.ucdavis.edu/faculty/Sorensen


 



Margaret SwainMargaret Swain, Women and Gender Studies:
mbswain@ucdavis.edu
China, minority/majority relations, gender and ethnicity hierarchies, Yi nationality, Yunnan, poverty, tourism development.

103 North Hall (in WRRC), 752-3372
http://wms.ucdavis.edu/people.html




Eddy UEddy U, Sociology:

 

eu@ucdavis.edu

Political sociology; historical sociology; sociology of intellectuals; Chinese society and politics

2248 Soc Sci & Humanities Bldg, 752-8163

eu@ucdavis.eduhttp://sociology.ucdavis.edu/people/eu


 

 

 


Wing Thye WooWing Thye Woo, Economics:
wtwoo@ucdavis.edu
The sources of China's economic growth with emphasis on their implications for regional distribution, and on socio-political factors.

1142 Soc Sci & Humanities Bldg, 752-3035

http://www.econ.ucdavis.edu/faculty/woo/woo.html



 

 

Michelle YehMichelle Yeh, Chinese:
mmyeh@ucdavis.edu
Traditional and modern Chinese poetry, comparative poetics, international modernism, translation

312A Sproul Hall, 752-4597

http://chinese.ucdavis.edu/faculty/Yeh




 


Nolan ZaneNolan Zane, Psychology:
nwzane@ucdavis.edu
Conducts research on clinical psychology issues and work focuses on specific cultural variables that influence the processes and outcomes of psychosocial interventions.
268B Young Hall, 752-5419

http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/faculty/Zane/



 


Li ZhangLi Zhang, Anthropology:
lizhang@ucdavis.edu
Cultural and political anthropology, urban anthropology and migration, city and citizenship, postsocialist states, consumerism, class and property relations, with a particulr focus on China.
311 Young Hall, 752-1595
http://anthropology.ucdavis.edu/people/li-zhang-1/li-zhang

 


 

 

Program Committee

  • Katharine Burnett (Art History) -- Chair
  • David Gundry (Japanese)
  • Beverly Bossler (History)
  • Ethan Scheiner (Political Science)
  • Li Zhang (Anthropology)
  • Sheldon Lu (Comparative Literature)
  • Xiao-Ling Shu (Sociology)
  • Kim Kyu-hyun (History)
  • Eddy U (Sociology)

Emeriti Faculty

Mary H. Fong, Ph.D., Professor Emerita

Robert Borgen, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus

Donald Gibbs, Ph.D., Associate Professor Emeritus

Joyce K. Kallgren, Ph.D., Professor Emerita

Whalen Lai, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus

Don Price, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus

Benjamin Wallacker, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus

Susan Mann, Ph.D., Professor Emerita

Stanley Sue, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus

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