Chinese Studies

Faculty

Kenneth Brashier, Professor of Religion and Humanities

  • Chinese Religions, early Chinese ancestral cult, early Chinese cosmology, early Chinese oral culture.
  • B.A. 1987 University of Missouri, Columbia. B.A. 1990 University of Oxford. M.A. 1993 Harvard University. Ph.D. 1998 University of Cambridge. Reed College 1998–.
  • Office: ETC 203
  • Phone: 503-517-7377
  • Website: K. E. Brashier

Alexei Ditter, Associate Professor of Chinese

  • Medieval and late imperial Chinese prose, poetry and fiction, genre theory, cultural memory and commemoration, economics of writing in medieval China.
  • B.A. 1995 University of Minnesota. M.A. 2001, Ph.D. 2009 Princeton University. Reed College 2006–.
  • Office: Eliot 114
  • Phone: 503-517-7348

Douglas Fix, Professor of History and Humanities

  • Modern China and Japan.
  • B.A. 1977 University of Colorado, Boulder. M.A. 1983, Ph.D. 1993 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 1990–.
  • Office: Eliot 423
  • Phone: 503-517-7422
  • Website: Formosa: 19th Century Images

Denise Hare, Dr. Lester B. Lave Professor of Economics

  • Economics of development, labor economics, economics of transition, China's economy.
  • B.A. 1983 Carleton College. Ph.D. 1992 Stanford University. Reed College 1992–.
  • Office: Eliot 427
  • Phone: 503-517-7463
  • Website: Denise Hare

Jing Jiang, Associate Professor of Chinese and Humanities

  • Modern Chinese literature and culture, theories of modernity, nationalism, subjectivity, gender studies, film studies.
  • B.A. 1992 Nanjing University, Nanjing. M.A. 1995 Peking University, Beijing. Ph.D. 2006 University of Michigan. Reed College 2006–.
  • Office: Eliot 119
  • Phone: 503-517-7376

Inkyoung Kim, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science

  • International relations, environmental politics, comparative politics, East Asian politics.
  • B.A. 2000 SungKyunKwan University, Korea. M.A. 2002 Seoul National University, Korea. Ph.D. 2014 University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Reed College 2015–.
  • Offcie: Eliot Hall 100A
  • Phone: 503-517-4848

Charlene Makley, Associate Professor of Anthropology

  • Development, globalization, anthropology of capitalism, exchange and value, gender, ethnicity, nationalism, religion and ritual, feminist theory, linguistic anthropology, China, Tibet, East Asia.
  • B.A. 1986 Middlebury College. M.A. 1993, Ph.D. 1999 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Reed College 2000–.
  • Office: 312 Vollum
  • Phone: 503-517-7461
  • Website: Charlene Makley

Hyong Rhew, Professor of Chinese and Humanities

  • Classical Chinese literature, Chinese literary theory, Chinese intellectual history, Korean literature.
  • B.A. 1978 Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. M.A. 1983 Fu-Jen Catholic University. M.A. 1987, Ph.D. 1993 Princeton University. Reed College 1988–.
  • Office: Eliot 122
  • Phone: 503-517-7392
  • Website: Reed College Chinese Department

Michelle Wang, Assistant Professor of Art History and Humanities

  • Art and archaeology of early China.
  • B.A. 2007 Swarthmore College. Ph.D. 2014 University of California, Berkeley. Reed College 2015–.
  • Office: Library 323
  • Phone: 503-517-7730