Faculty

Education

W. James Jacob
5714 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-7216
wjacob@pitt.edu
Publications

2013     Proposed Development of a National Education Research Agenda and Research Coordination Committee of the Republic of Zambia’s Ministry of Science, Vocational Training, and Early Education (MESVTEE). Concept Paper for Stakeholders, Donors, and Development Partners. Lusaka, Zambia: USAID and MESVTEE.

 

2012     Higher Education Management Program Review. Part of the Ten-Year Self-Study Report of the Department of Administrative and Policy Studies. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh

 

2012     Social and Comparative Analysis in Education Program Review. Part of the Ten-Year Self-Study Report of the Department of Administrative and Policy Studies. Pittsburgh: Department of Administrative and Policy Studies, University of Pittsburgh.

 

M. Najeeb Shafiq
5909 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-1832
mnshafiq@pitt.edu
Publications

2014    “Are student protests in Arab states caused by economic and political grievances? Empirical evidence from the 2006-07 Arab Barometer,” Peabody Journal of Education 89(1).

 

2013    “Gender gaps in mathematics, science and reading achievements in Muslim countries: A quantile regression approach,” Education Economics 21(4), pp. 343-359.

 

2013    “Accounting for risk of non-completion in private and social rates of return to higher education,” Journal of Education Finance 39(1), pp. 73-95.

 

John C. Weidman
5910 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-1772
weidman@pitt.edu
Publications

2013    “Laos.” In James Ainsworth (Ed.), Sociology of Education: An A-to-Z Guide. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

2013    “Uzbekistan.” In James Ainsworth (Ed.), Sociology of Education: An A-to-Z Guide. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

2013    “Comparative, International and Development Education: A North American Perspective as Reflected in the Work of Rolland G. Paulston.” Pp. 126-144 in Shoko Yamada and Minoru Morishita (Eds.), Cultivating the Horizon of Comparative Education: Diverse Scholarship and Knowledge Collaboration (HIKAKU KYOUIKU-GAKU NO CHIHEI WO HIRAKU: TAYOUNA GAKUMON-KAN TO CHI NO KYOUDOU). Tokyo: Toshindo Publishing Co. (Japanese language publication).

 

2013     “Chinese Graduate Students’ Adjustment to Academic Demands in American Universities.” Tan, Tian and Weidman, John C. Pp. 118-131 in Tricia Coverdale-Jones (Ed.), Transnational Higher Education in the Asian Context. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

English

Susan Zulema Andrade
628L Cathedral of Learning

sza@pitt.edu
Publications

2012    “Realism, Reception, 1968, and West Africa” in Modern Language Quarterly special issue, “Peripheral Realisms,” 73.3: 289-308. 

 

2011    “Representing the Slum Non-Magically” in Legacies of Modernism:  Historicizing Contemporary Fiction. Ed. David James, Cambridge UP, pp. 253-278.  

 

2011    “Adichie’s Genealogies:  National and Feminine Novels” Research in African Literatures 42.2: 91-101. 

 

Elisa Beshero-Bondar
Pitt-Greensburg FOB 204
724-836-7195
ebb8@pitt.edu
Jinying Li
CL 609D

jinying@pitt.edu
Publications

"From Superflat Windows to Facebook Walls--- Mobility and Multiplicity of an Animated Shopping Gaze" Mechademia 7 (2012), 203-221.
 “From “D-Buffs” to the “D-Generation”: Piracy, Cinema, and An Alternative Public Sphere in Urban China” International Journal of Communication, Vol. 6 (2012), 542-563.
“Clowns, Crimes, and Capital: Popular Crime-Comedies in Post-Crisis Korea” Film International, Vol. 7 (2009), No. 2, 20-34.

Neepa Majumdar
450 Cathedral of Learning
412-624-5578
nmajumda@pitt.edu
Publications

2012    “Teaching Indian Cinema: The Burden of Representation and Other Dilemmas of National Cinema Pedagogy” in Teaching Film, eds. Lucy Fischer and Patrice Petro 

 

2011    “Importing Neorealism, Exporting Cinema: Indian Cinema and Film Festivals in the 1950s,” Global Neorealism: The Transnational History of a Film Style. Eds. Robert Sklar and Saverio Giovacchini, University Press of Mississippi,

 

2010    “Sant Tukaram (1936),” The Cinema of India: 24 Frames Series. Ed. Lalitha Gopalan Wallflower Press

 

Michael Meyer
CL 609-B

mmeyer@pitt.edu
Publications

2015  In Manchuria: Journeys Across China’s Northeast Frontier. New York: Bloomsbury.
2012  “Beijing, Forever.” Foreign Policy, September/October 2012.
2011  “China’s Big Zhang!” The New York Times, 2 Jan. 2011.
2009  “What the Chinese Want from Obama.” The New York Times, 20 Feb. 2009.
2008  The Last Days of Old Beijing: Life in the Vanishing Backstreets of a City Transformed. New York: Bloomsbury.

Shalini Puri
609A Cathedral of Learning
412-624-2824
spuri@pitt.edu
Publications

2013    “Finding the Field: Notes on Caribbean Cultural Criticism, Area Studies, and the Forms of Engagement.”  Small Axe 41: 58-73; special issue on “What is Caribbean Studies?”

 

2011    “Memory-Work, Field-Work:  Reading Merle Collins and the Poetics of Place.”   Routledge Companion to Caribbean Literature.  Eds.  Alison Donnell and Michael Bucknor. Routledge.

 

2010    “Introduction: Legacies Left,” Legacies Left: Radical Politics in the Caribbean Special Issue of Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 12.1: 1-10.

 

History

Raja Adal
WWWPH 3295
412-643-5406
raja.adal@pitt.edu
Publications

"Aesthetics and the End of the Mimetic Moment: The Introduction of Art Education in Japanese and Egyptian Schools," Comparative Studies in Society and History 58, no. 4 (October 2016): 982-1003.
“Kanji bunkaen” [Cultural sphere of Chinese characters], “arufabetto” [Alphabet].  Entries in Gendai shakaigaku jiten [Encyclopedia of Contemporary Social Science].  Tokyo: Kōbundō, 2012.
“Japan’s Bifurcated Modernity: Writing and Calligraphy in Japanese Public Schools, 1872-1943.”  Theory, Culture and Society 26, no. 2-3 (2009): 233-247.
“Shakib Arslan’s Imagining of Europe: The Colonizer, the Inquisitor, the Islamic, the Virtuous, and the Friend.”  In Islam in Europe in the Interwar Period: Networks, Status, Challenges.  Edited by Nathalie Clayer and Eric Germain, 156-182New York: Columbia University Press, 2008.

James A. Cook
4112 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-7372
jacook@pitt.edu
Publications

2014    Cook, James, Joshua Goldstein, Matthew Johnson, and Sigrid Schmalzer, eds. Visualizing Modern China: Image, History, and Memory, 1889-Present. New York: Lexington Press.

 
2013    “China's New Sorrow: Water-Management Policies, Environmental Degradation, and Salar-Tibetan Minority Relations in Qinghai Province,” Twentieth Century China. (Co-authored with student authors Derek Huls, Marc Janke, and Yesenia Gallardo.)
 
2011    “A Transnational Revolution: Sun Yatsen, Overseas Chinese, and the Revolutionary Movement in Xiamen, 1900-12,” in Sun Yat-sen, Nanyang and the 1911 Revolution, ed. Lee Lai To and Lee Hock Guan, 127-162. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
 
Vincent Leung
3511 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-7453
vleung@pitt.edu
David Luesink
3509 Posvar Hall
412-648-7460
luesink@pitt.edu
Publications

“Dissecting modernity: anatomy, the language of dissection, and the birth of biopolitics in China.” Under revision.
First editor with William H. Schneider and Daqing Zhang, “China and the globalization of biomedicine.” Based on selected papers from Luce-sponsored conferences in Indianapolis (2012) and Beijing (2013).

Evelyn S. Rawski
3507 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-7458
esrx@pitt.edu
Publications

2012    “The Manchu Hongloumeng,” in Andrew Schonebaum and Tina Lu, eds. Approaches to Teaching The Story of the Stone (Dream of the Red Chamber). (New York: Modern Language Association of America), pp. 144-58.

 

2012    “Sons of Heaven: The Qing Appropriation of the Chinese Model of Universal Empire,” in Universalism: Genealogies of Imperial Culture and Representation, edited by Peter Fibiger Bang and Dariusz Kołodziejczyk (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), pp. 233-49.

 

2010    “Qing Historical Studies in North America: Research, Teaching and Resources” (“BeiMei Qingshi yanjiu,jiaoxue yu qi wenxian ziyuan”), pp. 195-225 in Chinese Studies in North America: Research and Resources, ed. Zhang Haihui et al. Beijing: Zhonghu shuju.

 

History of Art & Architecture

Minglu Gao
2013 Frick Fine Arts Building
412-648-2416
minglu@pitt.edu
Publications

2011    Total Modernity and the Avant-Garde in Twentieth-Century Chinese Art MIT Press.

 

2009    Yi School: Thirty Years of Chinese “Abstract Art” Barcelona: La Cáxia Foundation.

 

2005    The Wall: Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art New York and Beijing: The Albright Knox Art Gallery and China Millennium Museum.

 

Karen Gerhart
118C Frick Fine Arts Building
412-648-2408
kgerhart@pitt.edu
Publications

Forthcoming “The Death and Funeral of Imperial Consort Ishi (1076-1103) in Chûyûki, eds. Joan Piggot and Yoshida Sanae.  Cornell University Press. 

 

2013    Review of Thomas Conlon’s From Sovereign to Symbol: An Age of Ritual Determinism in Fourteenth-Century Japan (Oxford University Press, 2011) in Journal of Japanese Studies

 

2009    The Material Culture of Death in Medieval Japan. University of Hawaii

 

Katheryn Linduff
128 Frick Fine Arts Building
412-648-2409
linduff@pitt.edu
Publications

2013    “Imperial Expansion in the Late Warring States and Han Dynasty Periods: A Case Study from South Central Inner Mongolia,” with Gregory Indrisano, in Archaeological Histories and Anthropological Interpretations of Imperialism, Gregory E. Areshian (ed.), Cotson Institute of Archaeology, UCLA Press

 

 2013   “Gender Archaeology in East Asia and Eurasia,” with Karen S. Rubinson, in A Companion to Gender Prehistory, Diane Bolger (ed.), London: Wiley-Blackwell

 

2012    “Ritualization of Weapons in a Contact Zone: Between the Past and the Present, with Yang Jianhua, in the Archaeology of Power and Politics in Eurasia: Regimes and Revolutions, Charles W. Hartley, G. Bike Yazicioglu, and Adam T. Smith, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

 

Mrinalini Rajagopalan
221 Frick Fine Arts Building
412-648-2400
mrr55@pitt.edu
Publications

2012    Colonial Frames, Nationalist Histories: Imperial Legacies, Architecture, and Modernity (Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate Publishing Limited). Co-edited with Madhuri Desai. 

 

2012    “From Colonial Memorial to National Monument: The Case of the Kashmiri Gate, Delhi” in Mrinalini Rajagopalan and Madhuri Desai, eds., Colonial Frames, Nationalist Histories: Imperial Legacies, Architecture, and Modernity (Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate Publishing Limited), pgs. 73-101.

 

2011    “A Medieval Monument and its Modern Myths of Iconoclasm: The Enduring Contestations over the Qutb Complex in Delhi, India” in Dale Kinney and Richard Brilliant, eds., Reuse Value: Spoliation and  Appropriation in Art and Architecture from Constantine to Sherrie Levine 

Information Science

Daqing He
618 Information Science Building
412-624-2477
daqing@sis.pitt.edu
Publications

2013    “Comparing social tags with subject headings on annotating books: a study comparing the information science domain in English and Chinese”, Journal of Information Science.

 

2012    Undergraduate Students’ Interaction with Online Information Resources in Their Academic Tasks: A Comparative Study. Aslib Proceedings

 

2012    A Study of Relevance Feedback Techniques in Interactive Multilingual Information Access Library Hi Tech

 

 

Law

Pat K. Chew
528 Law Building
412-648-1387
patchew@ptit.edu
Publications

2011    Arbitral and Judicial Proceedings: Indistinguishable Justice of Justice Denied? Wake Forest L. Rev.

 

2011    Judges’ Gender and Employment Discrimination Cases:  Evidence-Based Empirical Conclusions, Iowa J. of Gender, Race & Justice.

 

2010    Seeing Subtle Racism, 6 Stanford J. Civil Rights & Civil Liberties 183