Dr. Monte Broaded
~ Director, Center for Global Education(317) email@example.comView Profile
Monte Broaded is a comparative sociologist with an area
specialization in contemporary Chinese societies. His teaching and
research interests are in the areas of educational stratification
and social change and modernization. As Director of the Center for
Global Education at Butler University (since August, 2000), he
provides leadership and coordination for the university's
comprehensive internationalization agenda. In previous positions,
he served as Assistant Director of the Center for East Asian
Studies at Stanford University (1986-88), as Assistant Professor of
Sociology and Coordinator of China Studies at the University of
Pittsburgh (1988-99), and as Head of the Center for Asian Studies
and Senior Lecturer (equivalent to US Associate Professor) in
Chinese Studies at the University of Sydney, Australia (1999-2000).
At the University of Pittsburgh and at Butler University, he has
been centrally involved in the development of grant proposals that
have generated more than $2 million to support international and
area studies programs. He is the author (or co-author) of numerous
research articles published in refereed journals and is co-editor
and co-author (with members of the University of Pittsburgh China
Studies faculty) of Contemporary Chinese Societies: Continuity and
Change, an award-winning "textbook" in interactive CD-ROM format
(Columbia University Press, 2001).
Dr. Paul Hanson
~ Professor, Department of History and Anthropology(317) firstname.lastname@example.org
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Dr. Xiaoqing Liu
~ Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Languages(317) email@example.com
Xiaoqing Liu was born and grew up in China. She had experiences
of teaching English at both the secondary and college level,
translation, and creative writing while living in China. After
coming to the U.S. in 2002, she earned a Master's degree in
translation studies at the University of Massachusetts and a Ph.D.
in comparative literature and a certificate in women's studies at
the University of South Carolina. Her master's thesis is
"Perspectives from Translation Studies on Asian American
Literature" and Ph.D. dissertation is "Writing as Translating:
Modern Chinese Women's Writing in the Early Twentieth Century." Her
research interests cover such areas as modern Chinese literature,
comparative literature, translation studies, and women's studies.
Her other interests include Chinese teaching, creative writing, and
Dr. Su-Mei Ooi
~ Assistant Professor, Department of Political Sciencesooi@butler.edu
Su-Mei Ooi is assistant professor of political science at
Butler University. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from the
University of Toronto, an MA in Southeast Asian Studies from the
National University of Singapore and an LLB (Hons) from University
College London. She was Asia editor & analyst at Business
Monitor International (UK) and research associate at the Stiftung
Wissenschaft und Politik (Germany). While completing her Ph.D.
she also taught at Florida International University and the
University of Miami (US). Her research interests focus on
democratic development and democracy promotion in Pacific Asia,
including China. Her most recent publications include, "The Transnational
Protection Regime and Taiwan's Democratization,"
Journal of East Asian Studies 9.1 (2009): 57-85.
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