James Robson

James Robson

James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations;
Harvard College Professor
William Fung Director of the Harvard University Asia Center; Chair, Regional Studies East Asia (RSEA), 2019-20

James Robson is Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations. He has served as Director of Graduate Studies for the Regional Studies East Asia M.A...

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2 Divinity Ave. #216
p: (617) 495-8363
Office Hours: Fall 2021 By appointment. email
David Sena

David Sena

Preceptor in Literary Chinese

David Sena received his B.A. in Economics and Chinese Studies from the University of California at Berkeley, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in East Asian...

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9 Kirkland Place #204
p: (617) 495-1157
Office Hours: Fall 2021: Friday 12-3
Michael Szonyi

Michael Szonyi

Frank Wen-Hsiung Wu Memorial Professor of Chinese History

Michael Szonyi is Professor of Chinese History and Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University. He is a social...

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2 Divinity Ave. #35
1730 Cambridge St., CGIS S136
p: (617) 495-2797
Office Hours: Fall 2021: Wednesday 2-3:30 and by appointment, email Wei Li (
Karen Thornber

Karen Thornber

Harry Tuchman Levin Professor in Literature and Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
On Leave AY 2021-22

Karen Thornber is Harry Tuchman Levin Professor in Literature, Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and Acting Director...

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CGIS S222, 1730 Cambridge St,
Spring 2021: Wednesday 3-4 pm (Eastern Time) and by appointment. Email to set up a time during office hours.
Prof. Wang

David Wang

Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature

David Der-wei Wang holds a joint appointment in Comparative Literature. He is Director of CCK Foundation Inter-University Center for...

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2 Divinity Ave. #130A
p: (617) 496-0925
Office Hours: Fall 2021: Wednesday 1-3 or by appointment.