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Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty

Roy Chan

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, Chinese Literature
  • Additional Title: William and Susan Piché Faculty Fellow
  • Office: 426 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter 2020: T 2-4 and by appointment
  • Teaching Level: Doctoral, Masters, Undergraduate
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies, Comparative Literature Department, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
  • Interests: Modern Chinese and Russian Literatures, Critical Theory, Formalism, Affect Studies, Sociolinguistic Literary Criticism

Rachel DiNitto

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor, Japanese Literature and Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-4012
  • Office: 301 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Thursday 1:00-3:00 or by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies

Maram Epstein

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor, Chinese Literature
  • Additional Title: Director, Center for Asian Pacific Studies
  • Office: 303 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies

Alisa Freedman

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  • Title: Professor, Japanese Literature & Film
  • Additional Title: Editor-in-Chief, U.S.-Japan Women's Journal
  • Phone: 541-979-7794
  • Office: 404 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies
  • Interests: Modern Japanese literature, popular culture, youth culture, visual media, digital culture, urban studies, and gender

Alison Groppe

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, Chinese Literature
  • Phone: 541-346-7015
  • Office: 317 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies

Luke Habberstad

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Early Chinese Literature and Religion
  • Phone: 541-346-4006
  • Office: 401 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter, Spring, Fall 2020: On Leave
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies, Religious Studies

Kaori Idemaru

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, Japanese Linguistics
  • Office: 302 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies
  • Website: Website

Zhuo Jing-Schmidt

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor, Chinese Linguistics
  • Additional Title: PI and Director of Oregon Chinese Flagship Program
  • Phone: 541-346-4023
  • Office: 318 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: East Asian Languages
  • Interests: Cognitive Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Historical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics
  • Research Website: Research

Dong Hoon Kim

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, Korean Film, Literature and Cultural Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4108
  • Office: 104 PLC
  • Office Hours: Winter term: Not teaching English Winter term
  • Affiliated Departments: East Asian Languages

Jina Kim

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Korean Literature & Culture
  • Office: 403 Friendly Hall

Nayoung Kwon

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Korean Linguistics
  • Phone: 541-346-4179
  • Office: Friendly Hall 425
  • Affiliated Departments: Linguistics
  • Website: Website

Glynne Walley

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Japanese Literature
  • Office: 423 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: Research

Yugen Wang

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, Chinese Literature
  • Phone: 541–515–1747
  • Office: 304 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies, Comparative Literature Department