FLC Faculty and Staff Portraits

Abe, Hideko

Hideko Abe

Professor of East Asian Studies

Teaching and Research Expertise:
Queer Linguistics
Gender and Language
Language and Ideology
Japanese Language Pedagogy

Kimberly A. (Kim) Besio

Ziskind Professor of East Asian Studies

Teaching and Research Expertise:

Traditional Chinese Fiction and Drama
Interactions between Literature and Visual Culture
Chinese Language Pedagogy

Laura K. Nuffer

Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies

Teaching and Research Expertise:
Second Language Pedagogy of Japanese
Medieval and Early Modern Japanese Fiction
Japanese folklore
Animal Studies

Viktor Shmagin

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of East Asian Studies

Teaching and Research Expertise
Japanese history
Japan-Russia relations
Empire and East Asia
Borderlands

Andie Fang Wang

Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies

Teaching and Research Expertise:
Second Language Pedagogy of Chinese
Culture Teaching in Second-language Classrooms
Teacher Identity in Cross-cultural Situations
Weitz, Ankeney

Ankeney Weitz

Ellerton M. and Edith K. Jetté Professor of Art

Teaching and Research Expertise:
Chinese Visual Culture of the Song and Yuan
Oil Painting in China
Research on the Sino-French Painter Zao Wou-Ki
East Asian Art and Architecture

Hong Zhang

Associate Professor of East Asian Studies
Department Chair

Teaching and Research Expertise:

Population Aging
Changing Marriage and Eldercare Patterns in China
Gender and Labor Migration
Chinese Popular Culture
Chinese Language Pedagogy