Alumni Placement

Ph.D. Graduates since 2007:

Rea Amit (Ph.D. 2016) Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, Knox College

Po-hsi Chen (P.h.D. 2020) Post-Doctoral Fellow in Taiwan Studies, University of Cambridge.

Cheow Thia Chan (Ph.D. 2016) Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore

Ryan Cook (Ph.D. 2013) Assistant Professor, Emory University

John Creamer (Ph.D. 2007) Research Fellow, Bukkyo Daigaku, Kyoto

Jennifer Feeley (Ph.D 2008) Translator and writer

Nikki Floyd (Ph.D. 2011) Visiting Assistant Professor, Asian Studies, Mt Holyoke

Amy Franks (Ph.D. 2009) Student of the Generalist Scholars Program, University of Virginia

Joshua Frydman (Ph.D. 2014) Assistant Professor, Japanese, University of Oklahoma

Simone Glasl (Ph.D. 2021) Academic Coordinator for Postdoc Programs, Munich University

Robert Goree (Ph.D. 2010) Assistant Professor of Japanese, East Asian Languages & Cultures, Wellesley College

Frederik Green (Ph.D. 2009) Associate Professor & Associate Director of Chinese Flagship, Chinese Program, San Francisco State University

Kendall Heitzman (Ph.D. 2012) Associate Professor of Japanese Literature, University of Iowa

Hongyu Huang (Ph.D. 2007) Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of Humanities, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China

Lucas Klein (Ph.D. 2010) Associate Professor with Tenure of Chinese, University of Hong Kong

Andy (David) Knight (Ph.D. 2014) Independent lecturer and scholar

Drake Langford (Ph.D. 2009) Assistant Professor of Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures (Japanese), California State University, Northridge

Ashton Lazarus (Ph.D. 2014) Assistant Professor of Japanese, University of Utah

Fu-ming Lee (Ph.D. 2019) Assistant Professor of Chinese, National Taiwan University

Chao Ling (Ph.D. 2020) Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong

Samuel Malissa (Ph.D. 2019) Director/Executive/Manager,  Rainmaker Thinking Inc.

Arthur Mitchell (Ph.D. 2012) Associate Professor of Japanese, Macalester College

Noriko Morisue (Ph.D. 2021) Administrator, Nagoya University

Jessica Moyer (Ph.D. 2015) Assistant Professor of Chinese, Smith College

Jeffrey Niedermaier (Ph.D. 2021) Assistant Professor, Brown University

Stephen Poland (Ph.D. 2016) Faculty, Cedarhurst School

Christian Ratcliff (Ph.D 2007) Associate Professor of Foreign Languages (Japan), Kanagawa University

Casey Schoenberger (Ph.D. 2013) Assistant Professor of Chinese Literatures, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Flora Shao (Ph.D. 2018) Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania  State University

Dewei Shen (Ph.D. 2021) Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University

Shr-Tzung Shie (Ph.D. 2007) Assistant Professor, Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature at Tsing Hua University in Taiwan

Riley Soles (Ph.D. 2018) Lecturer, Yale University

Brian Steininger (Ph.D. 2010) Assistant Professor, East Asian Studies, Princeton University

Ellen Tilton-Cantrell (Ph.D. 2014) Freelance Academic Editor

Grace Ting (Ph.D. 2016) Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong

Takuya Tsunoda (Ph.D. 2016) Assistant Professor of Japanese Film and Media, Columbia University

Edwin Van Bibber Orr (Ph.D. 2013) Assistant Professor of Chinese, Syracuse University

Paul Vierthaler (Ph.D. 2014) Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies, William and Mary College

Rosa Vieira de Almeida (Ph.D 2018) Content and Localisation Lead / UX Writer, Transfer Galaxy

Ao Wang (Ph.D. 2008) Associate Professor of Asian Languages & Literatures, Wesleyan University

Guojun Wang (Ph.D. 2015) Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, Vanderbilt University

Mengxiao Wang (Ph.D. 2019) Post-doc, University of California, Berkeley

Justine Wiesinger (Ph.D. 2018) Assistant Professor, Bates College

Naoki Yamamoto (Ph.D. 2012) Associate Professor of Film & Media Studies (Asian Cinema), UC Santa Barbara

Wei Yang (Ph.D. 2009) Professor of Chinese, University of the South

Qiangqiang Zhang (Ph.D. 2012) Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, East Normal University of China, Shanghai