Research Interests Nationalism and Folklore; Gender and Folktale; Fairytale; the Transformations of Chinese Folklore in the History of Modern China; Public Cultural Display; Ethnic Tourism; Ethnic Literature, Film, and Performing Arts in Contemporary China; Dai (Tai) Ethnic Culture in Contemporary Xishuang Banna (Sipsong Panna), China. Course Taught Beginning Chinese (CHN101 and CHN102) Intermediate Chinese (CHN201 and CHN 202) Advanced Chinese (CHN301) Travel Writing, Tourism and Culture in China (AS/ANTH 229) Chinese Folklore: Going to the People (AS 224) Folktales and Fairy Tales: From Grimm Brothers to China (AS227)
Associate Professor, Asian Studies
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PhD University of Pennsylvania, 2004
MA Beijing University, 1997