Fellows

Confucius Institute Fellows 2021-22
  • Lingjia Xu, second-year student in modern Chinese literature
    • Lingjia studies with Prof. Ban Wang. She is a teaching assistant for Chinese language this year.
  • Ting Zheng, third-year student in modern Chinese literature
    • Ting studies with Prof. Haiyan Lee and Prof. Ban Wang.
Confucius Institute Fellows 2020-21
  • Bingxiao Liu, first-year student in pre-modern Chinese literature
    • Bingxiao studies with Prof. Yiqun Zhou.
  • Matthew Palmer, third-year student in Chinese linguistics
    • Matthew studies Chinese linguistics with Prof. Chao Fen Sun.
Confucius Institute Fellows 2019-20
  • Aaron Gilkison, third-year student in modern Chinese literature
    • Aaron studies with Profs. Ban Wang and Haiyan Lee. This year, he is a teaching assistant for Chinese language.
  • Matthew Palmer, second-year student in Chinese linguistics
    • Matthew studies Chinese linguistics with Prof. Chao Fen Sun. This year, he is a teaching assistant for Chinese language.
Confucius Institute Fellows 2018-2019
  • Mengmeng Ji, second-year Ph.D. in pre-modern Chinese
    • Mengmeng studies pre-modern Chinese literature with Prof. Yiqun Zhou. 
  • Maciej Kurzynski, third-year student in modern Chinese literature
    • Maciej studies modern Chinese with Prof. Haiyan Lee. He is a teaching assistant for Chinese language this year.
Confucius Institute Fellows 2017-2018
  • Mengmeng Ji, first-year Ph.D. in pre-modern Chinese
    • Mengmeng studies pre-modern Chinese literature with Prof. Yiqun Zhou. 
  • Maciej Kurzynski, second-year student in modern Chinese literature
    • Maciej studies modern Chinese with Prof. Haiyan Lee.
Confucius Institute Fellows 2016-2017
  • Melissa Hosek, second-year Ph.D. in Chinese literature
    • Melissa studies modern Chinese literature with Prof. Ban Wang. This year, she is a teaching assistant for Chinese language.
  • Jincheng Liu, first-year student in Chinese linguistics
    • Jincheng studies with Prof. Chaofen Sun.
Confucius Institute Fellows 2015-2016
  • Melissa Hosek, first-year Ph.D. in Chinese literature
    • Melissa studies modern Chinese literature with Prof. Ban Wang.
  • Yanping Lu, third-year Ph.D. in Chinese literature
    • Yanping is a third-year graduate student studying Chinese poetry with Prof. Ronald Egan. She is a teaching assistant for Chinese language this year.
Confucius Institute Fellows 2014-2015
  • Adrian Thieret, fifth-year Ph.D. in Chinese literature
    • Adrian, who studies modern Chinese literature, is doing research for his dissertation.
  • Xiao Rao, second-year Ph.D. in Chinese literature
    • Xiao Rao received his M.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He works on pre-modern Chinese literature, religion, and intellectual history. He published a translation of Jin Shengtan's preface to the twenty-eigth chapter of Shuihu zhuan in the journal Renditions, no. 80.
Confucius Institute Fellows 2013-2014
  • Adrian Thieret, fourth-year Ph.D. in modern Chinese literature
    • He was a 2012 Blakemore Freeman Fellow for Korea, and has also studied in Japan. His background in the languages and cultures of all three countries brings a comparative perspective to his research on contemporary East Asia. Adrian's dissertation research focuses on Chinese science fiction literature, and his primary thematic interests include transnational culture, translation, socialist ecology, environmental crisis, cosmopolitanism, utopianism, and literary historiography.
  • Xiao Rao, first-year Ph.D. in Chinese literature
    • Xiao Rao received his M.A. degree from University of Colorado at Boulder. He works on pre-modern Chinese literature, religion and intellectual history. He published a translation of Jin Shengtan’s preface to the twenty-eighth chapter of Shuihu zhuan in Renditions no.80.
Confucius Institute Fellows 2012-2013
  • Ming Chew Teo, second-year Ph.D. in Chinese linguistics
    • Ming Chew studies historical Chinese linguistics and comparative linguistics with Prof. Chaofen Sun. This year, he is a teaching assistant in Chinese language.
  • Yanshuo Zhang, third-year Ph.D. in modern Chinese literature
    • Yanshuo has published short stories, and studies modern Chinese literature with Prof. Ban Wang.