Faculty & Staff

Faculty

May Sim

Sim

Director, Asian Studies
Professor, Philosophy
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Fields: Ancient Philosophy (Plato & Aristotle), Asian Philosophy (Confucianism & Daoism), ethics, metaphysics and human rights
Email: msim@holycross.edu  
Office: 
Smith 522 Phone: (508) 793 2508
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I Nyoman Catra

Catra

Visiting Fellow in Balinese Music, Theatre and Dance
Ph.D., Wesleyan University
Fields: Balinese Theatre
Email:icatra@holycross.edu
Office: O'Kane 489 Phone: 508-793-2762

 

 

 

 

Gary P. DeAngelis

DeAngelis

Lecturer, Associate Director of Special Studies 
Ph.D., Boston University/ Harvard University
Email:gdeangel@holycross.edu
Office: Smith 326 Phone: 508-793-2498
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Oliver De La Paz

La Paz

Associate Professor, English
M.F.A, Arizona State University
Fields: Creative Writing: Poetry and Hybrid Genres; Contemporary American Poetry; Asian American Literature
Email: odelapaz@holycross.edu 
Office: Fenwick 227   Phone: 508-793-2698
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Thomas R. Gottschang

Gottschang

Professor, Economics 
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Fields: Economic History, Comparative Economic Systems, Economic Growth and Development, Transitional Economics, China, Vietnam
Email: tgottsch@holycross.edu  
Office: Stein 510    Phone:  508-793-2678
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Ji Hao

Hao

Associate Professor, Chinese
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Fields: Chinese language and literature
Email: jhao@holycross.edu 
Office:  Stein 427     Phone:   508-793-2608
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Yu-Jung Lin

Yu-Jung Lin

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington
Fields: Phonology and phonetics (syllable structure, tones, rhythm), Psycholinguistics (the influence of orthography on sound processing), Second language acquisition
(tense and lax vowel distinction by L1 and L2 learners, diphthong production and perception by L1 and L2 learners)
Email: yjlin@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 426     
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Shirish Korde

Korde

Distinguished Professor of Humanities, Music
M.M., New England Conservatory of Music
Fields:  Music (India), Theory, Composition, World Music
Email: skorde@holycross.edu  
Office:  Brooks 457    Phone:  508-793-2294
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Lynn Kremer

Kremer

Professor and The Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., Chair in the Humanities
M.F.A., Brandeis University
Fields: Theatre (Southeast Asia, Indonesia)
Email: kremer@holycross.edu  
Office: 
O'Kane 470 Phone: 508-793-2462
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Ann Marie Leshkowich

Leshkowich

Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D., Harvard University
Fields: Anthropology (Vietnam, Southeast Asia), gender, economic transformation, neoliberalism, middle classness, fashion, social work, and transnational adoption in Vietnam
Email:aleshkow@holycross.edu 
Office: Beaven 230 Phone: (508) 793-2788
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Todd Lewis

Lewis

Distinguished Professor of Arts and Humanities
Ph.D., Columbia University
Fields: Buddhism, Hinduism, East Asian religions, anthropology of religions, modernization, ecology and religion 
Email: tlewis@holycross.edu
Office:   Smith 425     Phone:  508-793-3436
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Tat-Siong Benny Liew

Liew

Professor and Class of 1956 Chair in New Testament Studies
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Fields: synoptic gospels, gospel of John, cultural and racial interpretations and receptions of the Bible, apocalypticism, Asian American history and literature
Email:bliew@holycross.edu  Office: Smith 422
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Aditi Malik

Malik

Assistant Professor, Political Science
Ph.D., Northwestern University 
Fields: Comparative Politics, African Politics, South Asian Politics, political violence
Email: amalik@holycross.edu 
Office:  Fenwick 311  PO Box:  49A  Phone:  508-793-2516
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Ke Ren

Ren

Assistant Professor, History
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Fields: late imperial and modern Chinese history, Cultural and intellectual history, Sino-Western exchanges, cosmopolitanism, and transnational movements
Email: kren@holycross.edu
Office: O'Kane 369  PO Box: 61A  Phone: 508-793-2764

 

 

 

 

Claudia N. Ross

Ross

Professor, Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Fields: Linguistics (lexical and semantic structure), Chinese language pedagogy
Email: cross@holycross.edu  
Office:  Stein 442      Phone:  508-793-3335
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Sanjog Rupakheti

Rupakheti

Assistant Professor, History
Ph.D., Rutgers University
Email: srupakhe@holycross.edu 
Office: O’Kane 391   PO Box: 165 A   Phone: 508-793- 3496
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Jorge Santos

Santos

Assistant Professor, English
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Fields: Ethnic American Literature; Immigrant/Migrant Literature; Ethnic Studies; American Cultural Studies; Graphic Narrative; Asian American Literature
Email: jsantos@holycross.edu  
Office:  Fenwick 225   Phone: 508-793-3460
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Jingjing Cai

Cai

 

Visiting Assistant Professor
Office: Stein 429  Phone: 508-793-3042

 
 
 
 
 

Faculty Emeriti

 

Susan Rodgers

Rodgers

Professor Emerita, Anthropology
Distinguished Professor Emerita, Ethics and Society, Holy Cross
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Fields: Anthropology of literature, print literacies, anthropology of art and museums, Indonesia, Sumatra 
Email: srodgers@holycross.edu  
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Karen L. Turner

Turner

 

Professor, Emerita
Distinguished Professor of Humanities, History, Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Fields: Comparative law; Chinese legal history; Vietnamese history; Women and war; Law and human rights in Asia; Comparative empires.
Email: kturner@holycross.edu  
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