Job Placement

  • Orna Shaughnessy (Ph.D. 2015, Japanese): Assistant Professor, University of Denver
  • Laurence Coderre (Ph.D. 2015, Chinese): Assistant Professor, New York University
  • David Humphrey (Ph.D. 2014, Japanese): Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame
  • Brian Hurley (Ph.D. 2014, Japanese): Assistant Professor, Syracuse University
  • Corey Byrnes (Ph.D. 2013, Chinese): Assistant Professor, Northwestern University
  • Xiao Liu (Ph.D. 2013, Chinese): Assistant Professor, McGill University
  • Pauli Wai (Ph.D. 2013, Chinese): Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • Paul Roquet (Ph.D. 2012, Japanese): Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Patrick Noonan (Ph.D. 2012, Japanese): Assistant Professor, Northwestern University
  • Xiaojing Sun (Ph.D. 2012, Chinese): Visiting Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
  • Andrew Leong (Ph.D. 2012 Comparative Literature / Japanese Focus): Assistant Professor, Northwestern University *
  • Joshua Pettito (Ph.D. 2011, Japanese): Lecturer, University of Tokyo
  • Miyabi Modry Yamamoto (Ph.D. 2011, Japanese): Visiting Assistant Professor, Centre College
  • Harrison Huang (Ph.D. 2010, Chinese): Assistant Professor, Columbia University
  • Piotr Gibas (Ph.D. 2009, Chinese): Assistant Professor, College of Charleston
  • Zelideth Rivas (Ph.D. 2009, Japanese): Assistant Professor, Marshall University
  • Christopher Weinberger, (Ph.D., 2009, Japanese and English), Associate Professor, San Francisco State University
  • Roy Chan (Ph.D. 2009, Comparative Literature / Chinese Focus): Assistant Professor, University of Oregon *
  • Dun Wang,(Ph.D. 2008, Chinese): Associate Professor,People's University of China, Beijing, China
  • Janice Kanemitsu (Ph.D., 2008, Japanese); Assistant Professor, Cornell University
  • Miyuki Wheeler Sorensen (Ph.D., 2008, Japanese); Adjunct Instructor, University of California, Davis
  • Marc Yamada (Ph.D. 2006, Japanese): Associate Professor, Brigham Young University
  • Joseph Sorensen (Ph.D., 2005, Japanese); Associate Professor, University of California, Davis
  • Sayuri Oyama (Ph.D. 2005, Japanese): Associate Professor, Sarah Lawrence College
  • Deborah Shamoon (Ph.D. 2005, Japanese): Associate Professor, National University of Singapore
  • David Schneider (Ph.D. 2005, Chinese) Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Petrus Liu (Ph.D. 2005, Comparative Literature / Chinese Focus), Associate Professor, Yale-NUS College *
  • Lin Zou (Ph.D. 2005, Comparative Literature / Chinese Focus), Assistant Professor, Indiana University *
  • Tamara Chin (Ph.D. 2005, Comparative Literature /Chinese Focus), Associate Professor, Brown University *
  • Kirsten Cather (Ph.D. 2004, Japanese): Associate Professor, University of Texas, Austin
  • Guo-Juin Hong (Ph.D. 2004, Rhetoric/Film Studies Emphasis/Chinese Focus), Associate Professor, Duke University *
  • Yuming He (Ph.D. 2003, Chinese): Associate Professor, University of California, Davis
  • Ann Sokolsky (Ph.D. 2003, Japanese): Assistant Professor, Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Larissa Heinrich (Ph.D. 2002, Chinese): Associate Professor, University of California, San Diego
  • Imre Galambos (Ph.D. 2002, Chinese): International Project Manager, British Library
  • Marilyn Bolles (Ph.D. 2001, Japanese), Assistant Professor and Director of Japan Studies Program, Montana State University
  • Stefania Burk (Ph.D. 2001, Japanese), Associate Professor, University of British Columbia
  • Kimberly Kono (Ph.D. 2001, Japanese): Associate Professor, Smith College
  • Ikuko Yuasa (Ph.D. 2001, Japanese), Assistant Professor, Depauw University
  • Anne McKnight (Ph.D. 2001, Comparative Literature / Japanese Focus) Visiting Assistant Professor, UCLA *
  • Li Liu (Ph.D. 1999, Chinese), Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley
  • John Christopher Hamm (Ph.D. Chinese, 1999), Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Paola Zamperini (Ph.D. Chinese, 1999), Associate Professor, Northwestern University
  • Gretchen Jones (Ph.D. 1999, Japanese); Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
  • Zev Handel (Ph.D. Chinese, 1998), Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Karin Myhre (Ph.D. Chinese 1998), Associate Professor, University of Georgia
  • Sylvia Li-Chun Lin (Ph.D. Comparative Literature / Chinese Focus, 1998), Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame
  • Andrew F. Jones (Ph.D. Chinese,1997), Professor, University of California, Berkeley
  • Andra Alvis (Ph.D. Japanese, 1996), Assistant Professor, DePauw University
  • Midori Yamamoto McKeon (Ph.D. Japanese, 1996); Professor, San Francisco State University
  • Deborah Rudolph (Ph.D. Chinese, 1996); Executive Manager, C.V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley
  • Tze-lan Deborah Sang (Ph.D. Comparative Literature / Chinese Focus, 1996), Professor, Michigan State University
  • Amy Christiansen (Ph.D. 1995, Japanese); Associate Professor, Wittenberg University
  • Derek Herforth (Ph.D. Chinese, 1994), Lecturer, University of Sydney
  • Patricia Sieber (Ph.D. Chinese, 1994), Professor, Ohio State University
  • Giovanni Vitiello (Ph.D. Chinese, 1994), Professor, University of Naples "L'Orientale"
  • Robert Campbell (Ph.D. Japanese, 1993), Professor, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Fine Arts
  • Kimberly Ann Besio (Ph.D. Chinese, 1992), Professor, Colby College
  • Mark B. Williams (Ph.D. Japanese, 1991), Professor, University of Leeds
  • Faye Yuan Kleeman (Ph.D. Japanese, 1991), Associate Professor, University of Colorado
  • Hsiao-jung Yu (Ph.D. Chinese, 1991), Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Naifei Ding (Ph.D. Comparative Literature / Chinese Focus, 1991), Professor, National Central University, Taiwan *
  • Robert L. Chard (Ph.D. Chinese, 1990), University Lecturer, University of Oxford
  • Jon Eugene von Kowallis (Ph.D. Chinese, 1990), Associate Professor and Head of Chinese Studies Program, University of New South Wales, Sydney
  • Constance Cook (Ph.D. Chinese, 1990), Professor, Lehigh University
  • H. Mack Horton (Ph.D. Japanese, 1989), Professor, University of California, Berkeley
  • Shirley Yumiko Hulvey (Ph.D. Japanese, 1989), Associate Professor, University of Florida
  • Martin Backstrom (Ph.D. Chinese, 1989), Associate Director, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley
  • Terry Kleeman (Ph.D. Chinese, 1988), Professor, University of Colorado
  • David B. Honey (Ph.D. Chinese, 1988), Professor, Brigham Young University
  • Stephen R. Bokenkamp (Ph.D. Chinese, 1986), Professor, Arizona State University
  • Kuang-yu Chang (Ph.D. Chinese, 1986), Graduate Institute of Linguistics, National Tsinghua University, Taiwan
  • Richard Okada (Ph.D. Japanese, 1985), Professor, Princeton University
  • Judith Boltz (Ph.D. Chinese, 1985), Affiliate Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Wendy Larson (Ph.D. Chinese, 1984), Professor and Vice Provost, University of Oregon
  • Donald Harper (Ph.D. Chinese, 1982), Professor, University of Chicago
  • Suzanne Cahill (Ph.D. Chinese, 1982), Adjunct Professor, History, University of California, San Diego
  • Edward Fowler (Ph.D. Japanese, 1981), Professor, University of California, Irvine
  • Chiyuki Kumakura (Ph.D. Japanese, 1980), Professor, Tokyo Kasei Gakuin University
  • Steven Carter (Ph.D. Japanese, 1980), Professor, Stanford University
  • Victoria B. Cass (Ph.D. Chinese, 1979), Associate Professor, University of Colorado
  • Edmond Yee (Ph.D. Chinese 1977), Professor of Asian Studies, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
  • David Pollack (Ph.D. Chinese, 1977), Professor of Japanese, University of Rochester
  • Hua-yuan Li Mowry (Ph.D. Chinese,1976), Professor, Dartmouth College
  • Larry W. Rogers (Ph.D. Japanese, 1975), Professor Emeritus, University of Hawai’i at Hilo
  • Michael S. Duke (Ph.D. Chinese, 1975), Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia
  • Hung-Nin Samuel Cheung (Ph.D. Chinese, 1974), Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley
  • William G. Boltz (Ph.D. Chinese, 1974), Professor, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Sarah Meyers Allen (Ph.D. Chinese 1974), Professor, Dartmouth College
  • Kai Cheong Leung (Ph.D. Chinese, 1974), Professor, San Jose State University
  • Marie Chan (Ph.D. Chinese, 1973), Professor Emeritus, University of Arizona
  • Jeannette Louise Faurot (Ph.D. Chinese, 1972), Professor Emeritus, University of Texas, Austin
  • Alvin P. Cohen (Ph.D Chinese, 1971), Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Marian Ury (Ph.D. Japanese, 1970), Professor, University of California, Davis
  • Gerald B. Mathias (Ph.D. 1969, Japanese), Emeritus Professor, University of Hawai’i at Manoa
  • Jerry Norman (Ph.D. Chinese, 1969), Emeritus Professor, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Ronald Miao (Ph.D. Chinese, 1969), Associate Professor, University of Arizona
  • John Jamieson (Ph.D. Chinese 1968) Professor, University of California, Berkeley
  • Olof G. Lidin (Ph.D. Japanese, 1967), Professor and Chair of East Asian Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Gari K. Ledyard (Ph.D.1966), Sejong Professor of Korean History Emeritus, Columbia University
  • William H. McCullough (Ph.D. Japanese, 1962), Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley
  • Albert E. Dien (Ph.D. Chinese, 1962), Professor Emeritus, Stanford University
  • Robert L. Backus (Ph.D. Japanese, 1962), Professor Emeritus, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • George W. Kent (Ph.D. Chinese, 1961), Professor Emeritus, University of California, Irvine
  • Jim Tomomasa Araki (Ph.D. Japanese, 1961), Professor Emeritus, University of Hawai’i, Manoa
  • Benjamin E. Wallacker (Ph.D., Chinese, 1960), Professor Emeritus, University of California, Davis
  • Richard Mather (Ph.D., Chinese 1959), Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota
  • Paul L-M Serruys (Ph.D., Chinese,  1956), Professor Emeritus, Unversity of Washington
  • Helen Craig McCullough (Ph.D, Japanese, 1955), Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley
  • Michael C. Rogers (Ph.D., Chinese, 1953), Professor Emeritus, Oriental Languages, University of California, Berkeley
  • Edward H. Schafer (Ph.D., Chinese, 1947), Agassiz Professor Emeritus and University of California Faculty Research Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley
  • Peter A. Bloodberg (Ph.D., Chinese, 1930), Agassiz Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley

* Students whose dissertation was written under the primary supervision of a professor in EALC.