Chinese Studies Program


Ruihua Shen  Ph.D

Professor of Chinese and Director of the Chinese Studies Program
Brawley Hall 302 A
Telephone: (470) 639-0480;

Ruihua Shen, Professor of Chinese Language and Literature, received her Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies (2001) and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature (2003) from the University of Oregon.  Her research interests include women and literature, Chinese feminism, women’s autobiographical narrative and contemporary Chinese cinema.  Dr. Shen is an essayist, memoirist, poet and translator.



Mark Levine

Instructor, Chinese Studies Program                                                                                                         Brawley Hall 302 B                                                                                                                                   Telephone: (470) 639-0385                                                                    

Mark Levine holds an M.A., and M.Phil. in East Asian Languages and Literatures from Yale University, and he is working on his PhD dissertation in modern Chinese literature.  He has many years of experience teaching Chinese language, literature, film, and society, and leading study abroad programs to China.  His research interests include 20th-century literature and culture, Chinese language pedagogy, and memory studies.