Penn State Penn State: College of the Liberal Arts

Department Leadership

E Brindley

Erica Brindley

Head, Department of Asian Studies
Professor of Asian Studies, History, and Philosophy
(814) 867-3261
Shuang shen

Shuang Shen

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese
Director of Graduate Studies
(814) 863-0589
Jess Birkenholtz

Jessica Birkenholtz

Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Director of Undergraduate Graduate Studies
(814) 865-5747