Assistant Professor of Chinese Language and Cultural Studies, teaches courses in Chinese language, literature and culture. A graduate of Hong Kong Baptist University , she earned her Master's degree in East Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her Ph. D. in Comparative Literature and Humanities at the University of Colorado-Boulder. She taught Mandarin Chinese and Chinese Literature at Stanford University, the University of Colorado-Boulder, Beloit College, and Kalamazoo College. She specializes in modern and contemporary Chinese literature, culture, and language pedagogy. She has also carried out research on Tang poetry and popular literature of the Ming Dynasty, and has studied and written about gender issues from a cross-cultural perspective. She wrote a dissertation on the fiction of Mo Yan, one of the most prominent contemporary writers in Mainland China, and is the editor of a volume of his selected stories for a Hong Kong publisher. Her articles and translations have appeared in both the U.S. and Hong Kong. She has also presented scholarly papers at professional conferences of the Association for Asian Studies, the Modern Language Association, the American Comparative Literature Association, and the American Oriental Society. She joined the Wittenberg faculty in 2004. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tel.: (937) 327-7073. Office: 225 Hollenbeck.