People

Full-Time Faculty

Bei Cheng
Instructor I of Chinese
Yiting Cathy Cheng
Instructor I of Chinese
Frankie Chik
Visiting Lecturer of Premodern Chinese Literature
Charles Exley
Associate Professor of Modern Japanese Literature and Film; Associate Director of Film and Media Studies
412-648-4025
Fan Fan
Instructor II of Chinese
Hyunju Ha
Instructor of Korean
Sachiko Takabatake Howard
Senior Instructor of Japanese
412-624-5574
Wanching Jocelyn Hsieh-Meyers
Instructor II of Chinese
Boo Kyung Jung
Instructor I of Korean
Noriko Kanisawa Kowalchuck
Senior Instructor of Japanese
Mi-Hyun Kim
Teaching Associate Professor of Korean Language and Linguistics
Stephen Luft
Teaching Associate Professor of Japanese
Hiroshi Nara
Professor of Japanese Studies
Junzo Oshimo
Senior Instructor of Japanese
Elizabeth Oyler
Associate Professor of Premodern Japanese Literature, Performance. Department chair.
Kun Qian
Associate Professor of Modern Chinese Literature and Film; Film and Media Studies
Seung-hwan Shin
Visiting Lecturer of Korean Studies; Film and Media Studies
412-624-5564
Yi Xu
Associate Professor of Chinese as a Second Language & Language Acquisition
412-624-4923

Part-Time Faculty

Son Yong (Sunny) Bang
Korean Language
Minah Chang
Korean Language
William B Crawford
Chinese and Japanese literature, business
412-624-5567
Yukiko Otani Deutsch
Japanese Language
Yang Ding
Chinese Language
Soo-Jin Kim
Korean Language
Jungeun Kim
Korean Language
Chisato Ninomiya
Japanese Language
Yuko Eguchi Wright
Japanese music
Atsuya Yoshida
Japanese Language

Graduate Students

Hayley Gerlach
Graduate Student
Yutian Jia
Graduate Student, Chinese Studies
Zane Zaloga
Graduate Student, Japanese Studies

Staff

Sara Abbott
Faculty Actions Coordinator
Yasha Breslove
Department Coordinator German and FRIT
Laura Brooks
Business Coordinator
412-624-8041
Erin Delaney
Department Coordinator Hispanic and Classics
Mary Friedline
Department and Business Coordinator
412-624-2741
Jason Kumpel
Fiscal Administrator
412-648-4506
Stephen Lander
Payroll/Personnel Coordinator
412-624-2695
Monika Losagio
Administrative Officer
412-624-5221
Michael Orbin
Graduate Administrator
(412) 624-5227
Briar Somerville
Academic Coordinator
412-624-5906

Emeriti/Former Faculty

Dayle Barnes
ϮAssociate Professor Emeritus, Chinese Language
David O. Mills
Associate Professor Emeritus, Japanese Language
412-624-5568
J. Thomas Rimer
Professor Emeritus, Japanese literature
Mae J Smethurst
ϮProfessor Emerita, Classics and Japanese drama
412-624-4476
Cecile Chu-Chin Sun
Professor Emerita, Premodern Chinese Literature

Alumni

Gray Denney
MA 2022, Japanese Studies
James Okan Kotey
MA 2022, Japanese Studies
Kayla Smitson
MA 2022, Chinese Studies
David Warner
MA 2022, Chinese Studies