Amy G. Christiansen
Amy G. Christiansen, former Department Chair and Associate Professor of Japanese, is a specialist in classic, premodern, and modern literature, as well as narrative theory. She teaches courses in Japanese language, Japanese literature, and Japanese literature in translation and is director of Women's Studies. A recipient of Phi Beta Kappa research award and Japanese government scholarships, her research and professional papers have focused on contemporary Japanese women writers and the metaphoric use of figures from Japanese folklore in contemporary fiction. Christiansen received her B.A. at St. Olaf College and her M.A. and Ph. D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She joined the Wittenberg faculty in 1993. Click here to contact her via e-mail. Tel.: (937) 327-6130. Office: 208 Hollenbeck Hall.