Faculty

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Brenda Jordan
4134 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-7763
jordanb@pitt.edu
Publications

2013 “The Trickster in Japanese Art.” In: Education about Asia, Vol. 18, No. 1.

 

2007 “Potentially Disruptive: Censorship and the Painter Kawanabe Kyôsai” in Hiroshi Nara, ed., Inexorable Modernity, Japan’s grappling with modernity in the arts, Lexington Press

 

2003 Copying the Master and Stealing His Secrets:  Talent and Training in Japanese Painting.  Co-authored and co-edited book. Honolulu:  University of Hawai’i Pres

 

Mi-Hyun Kim
110A Old Engineering Hall
412-624-5562
kimmh@pitt.edu
Publications

In press: Oh, S. & Kim, M. "Collocation usage by learners of Korean: Analysis and pedagogical implication," Festschrift for Professor Ho-min Sohn. 2004, Kim M. "Transfer of Korean manner assimilation to English," Language Research, 40(3), 713-736.

Noriko Kowalchuck
108B Old Engineering Hall
412-624-7139
nokst2@pitt.edu
Stephen Luft
110B Old Engineering Hall
412-648-0848
luft@pitt.edu
Publications

In Press    Promoting language and culture learning outside of the classroom: Implementing student-led committees in study abroad. Kyousyoku Katei Kenkyuu.

 

In Press    Language classroom risk-taking behavior in a performed culture-based program. Journal of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages. (refereed journal article)

 

Hiroshi Nara
113E Old Engineering Hall
412-624-5579
hnara@pitt.edu
Publications

2013  "The Idea of Greece in Japan’s Cultural Dreams." To appear in New Essays in Japanese Aesthetics, edited by Minh Nguyen. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books

 

2012   Translation into English, with a critical introduction. 200 pages. MerwinAsia, Portland, Maine

 

2011    Satō Dōshin, Meiji kokka to kindai bijutsu. (Modern Japanese Art and the Meiji State: The Politics of Beauty). Tokyo: Yoshikawa Kōbunkan, 1999. Translation into English. 560 pages. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, California.

 

Junzo Oshimo
110G Old Engineering Hall
412-624-5126
oshimo@pitt.edu
Publications

2006    Review of Japanese Sentence Patterns for Effective Communication: A Self-Study Course and Reference, by Taeko Kamiya. Japanese Language and Literature (Vol. 40, No. 1) April 2006

Kun Qian
110F Old Engineering Hall
412-624-5577
qiankun@pitt.edu
Publications

2013   “Gendering National Imagination: Heroines and the Return of the Foundational Family in Shanghai during the War of Resistance to Japan,” Frontiers of Literary Studies in China

 

2013    Remembering and Forgetting in the Postnational and Pre-national Era: Recent Chinese Films on the War of Resistance to Japan, Culture Studies

 

2013    Staging Empire: Historical Plays in Mao’s China, Modern Chinese Literature Criticism

 

Cecile Chu-Chin Sun
113D Old Engineering Hall
412-624-8106
csun@pitt.edu
Publications

2013    “[Professor Sun Chu-chin on the Study of Chinese-Western Comparative Literature],” [Chinese Studies Abroad, No. 2]   (Shanghai: East China Normal University Press)

 

2012    “An Interview with Professor Cecile Chu-chin Sun on the contemporary trends of Chinese-Western Comparative Literature,”  International Review of Chinese Studies (San Francisco: Long River Press).

 

2012    Essay on the commemorative celebration of the moving of the Daxia University (the former South China Normal University) campus to Chishui during the Sino-Japanese War period], read by the Vice President at East China Normal University, Shanghai, China. 

 

Juchun Wei
110B Old Engineering Hall
412-648-0849
juchun@pitt.edu
Yi Xu
113C Old Engineering Hall
412-624-4923
xuyi@pitt.edu
Publications

2014    The effect of radical-based grouping in character learning in Chinese as a foreign language. The Modern Language Journal, 98(3). (First and corresponding author)

 

2014   "Processing difficulties of relative clauses in Chinese as a second language." Second Language Research.

 

2014    "A corpus-based functional study of shi…de constructions." Chinese Language and Discourse.  

 

East Asian Library

Hiroyuki Nagahashi Good
207J Hillman Library
412-648-8187
hng2@pitt.edu
Publications

2012   From the Chair of the Shashi Group. Essay of from the Editors on peer review and open access e-journal "Shashi: the Journal of Japanese Business and Company History". University Library System, University of Pittsburgh

 

2012    University Libraries are Changing to Encourage More Student Use]. Kagaku Forum (Science Forum), Tokyo University of Science

 

2011    Japanese Company Histories Interest Group (Shashi Group) Current status of studies on Japanese company histories in North America. Journal of Japan Special Libraries Association

 

Yu-Lien (Lotus) Liu
G-27 Hillman Library
412-648-1631
lliu@pitt.edu
Haihui Zhang
207L Hillman Library
412-624-5652
haihuiz@pitt.edu
Publications

2013    A Scholarly Review of Chinese Studies in English of the Last Thirty Years (Haihui Zhang, Zhaohui Xue, Shuyong Jiang, Lance G. Lugar ed.) The Association for Asian Studies.

 

2013    Valuable Data and Information in Cunzhi: Some Findings, Journal of Society for Chinese Studies Librarians

 

2011    Comparative Experiences in American and Chinese Higher Education-Interviews with Prominent Chinese American Scholars (interviewer and writer) Beijing: Renmin University Press.

 

Xiuying Zou
207K Hillman Library
412-648-7781
xiz42@pitt.edu

Economics

James H. Cassing
4908 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-8746
jcassing@pitt.edu
Publications

2009    "Transient Products but Persistent Trade Patterns" (with S. Husted), Journal of Economic Studies

 

2009    “Arab Republic of Egypt,” (with Saad Nassar, Gamal Siam and Hoda Moussa), Chapter 2 (pp.71-98) in Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Africa, K. Anderson and W. A. Masters (eds.), World Bank, Washington D.C. 

 

2009    “Trade Dispute Diversion:  The Economics of Conflicting Dispute Settlement Procedures between Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO,” Chapter 12 (pp. 303-330) in Trade Disputes and the Dispute Settlement Understanding of the WTO:  An Interdisciplinary Assessment, James C. Hartigan, ed.  Elsevier.

 

Steven Husted
4508 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-1757
husted1@pitt.edu
Publications

2013    International Economics, 9 th ed. with Michael Melvin (Reading: Addison Wesley Longman)

 

2013    “China’s Fare Share? The Growth of Chinese Exports in World Trade” (with S.Nishioka) Review of World Economics

 

2010    “International Finance,” in R. Free (ed.), 21st Century Economics: A Reference Manual, Sage Publications

 

Thomas G. Rawski
4256 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-7062
tgrawski@pitt.edu
Publications

2011    “Can China Sustain Rapid Growth Despite Flawed Institutions?”  Chapter 5 in In Search of China’s Development Model: Beyond the Beijing Consensus, ed. S. Philip Hsu and Suisheng Zhao.  London: Routledge

 

2011    “Human Resources and China’s Long Economic Boom,” Asia Policy no. 12 (July 2011): 33-78. Chinese version in Jingjixue jikan (China Economic Quarterly) 10.4: 1153-1186.

 

2011    “Is China's Development Success Transferable?”  Chapter 15 in Reform and Development: What Can China Offer to the Developing World? ed. Ho-Mou Wu and Yang Yao. London and New York: Routledge

 

Stephanie Wang
4906 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-383-8157
swwang@pitt.edu
Publications

Forthcoming    Imperfect Choice or Imperfect Attention? Understanding Strategic Thinking in Private Information Games. Review of Economic Studies

 

2012    Speculative Overpricing in Asset Markets with Information Flows (with Thomas R. Palfrey), Econometrica, 80(5), 1937-1976.

 

2012    Shared Visual Attention Reduces Hindsight Bias (with Daw-An Wu, Shin Shimojo, and Colin Camerer), Psychological Science, 23(12), 1524-1533.

 

Education

David M. Berman
5602 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-2115
dmberman@pitt.edu
Publications

2009     “‘Never Forget the Sacrifice’:  A Visit to Chu Van An High School in Hanoi, Vietnam,” The Social Studies 100:4 (July/August 2009) 148–153 (100th Anniversary Issue Reprint). 

 

2007     The War Schools of Dobrinja:  Reading, Writing, and Resistance during the Siege of Sarajevo. San Francisco, Caddo Gap Press.  

 

2006     “Školovanje u Ekstremnim Okolnostima:  Lekcije iz Bosanskih Pejzaža” [Schooling in the Extreme:  Lessons from Bosnian Landscapes], Prosvjetni List [The Educational Gazette], (Ministry of Education and Science, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina) 932:61; New Series 100:10, 17–20. 

 

Richard Donato
5314 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-624-7248
donato@pitt.edu
Publications

2013    Troyan, F., Davin, K., & Donato, R. Exploring a practice-based approach to teacher education: A work in progress. Canadian Modern Language Review

 

2013    Davin, K., & Donato, R. (2013). Student collaboration and teacher-directed classroom dynamic assessment: A complementary pairing. Foreign Language Annals

 

2013    Troyan, F.J., Davin, K., Donato, R., & Hellmann, A. (2012). Integrated performance assessment (IPA) in an elementary school Spanish program. Association for Childhood Education International: Focus on the Elementary