About Me


Current position: assistant professor of Chinese and comparative literature at University of Georgia.

Research interests: medieval and early modern globalism and China’s literature, Chinese historiography and travelogues of Southeast Asia and Japan, race and ethnicity, pirates, the sea, and Chinese literature, material and visual culture, late imperial women’s literature, translation studies, and cross-cultural exchange in premodern times.


Ph.D, University of Pennsylvania

Exchange Scholar, Yale University

MA, Columbia University

MA, University of British Columbia

BA, Nankai University