Chinese Studies

p: 704-894-2321

Mailing Address

Box 7121
Davidson, NC 28035

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209 Ridge Road
Davidson, NC 28035

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Faculty & Staff

As a faculty, we aim to train our students to not only be proficient in the Chinese language, but to give our students a thorough understanding of the culture, history, politics, and religions of one of the largest and most ancient countries in the world. 

Eriberto Lozada

Fuji Lozada
Ph.D. Harvard University

My research interests include China, Korea, East Asia; religious studies, transnational studies, sociocultural, political and economic anthropology; popular culture; science studies, technology; food and culture; sports and society.

Saeyoung Park

Saeyoung Park
Ph.D. John Hopkins University

My research focus is the history of China and Korea, and I teach the history of East Asia. My research interests include war and memory, national identity, tobacco, and the aesthetics of consumption.

Shelley Rigger

Shelley Rigger
Ph.D. Princeton University

The focus of my teaching, research, and public service is East Asian politics. I'm chair of the Political Science and Chinese Studies departments.

Ping Shao

Ping Shao
Ph.D. Washington University

My areas of interest are Chinese language, cinema, culture, and traditonal Chinese literature.

Vivian Shen

Vivian Shen
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles

My areas of interest are Chinese language, cinema, culture, and modern literature.

Catherine Slawy-Sutton

Catherine Slawy-Sutton
Ph.D. Indiana University

I teach basic and intermediate language courses, introduction to French and Francophone literatures and cultures, and advanced courses in Francophone authors from North Africa and Vietnam. I am interested in studying and teaching writers considered marginal in their own times or contexts.

Jennifer Stasack

Jennifer Stasack
D.M.A. University of Cincinnati

My specialties include chamber, percussion, and choral composition, and world music.

Lily Li

Lily Li
M.A. Ohio University

I teach courses in Chinese language and culture.

Linda Ray
Administrative Assistant