In 2012, Dartmouth was ranked number one in undergraduate teaching by US News and World Report; for the fourth consecutive year. The Office of Pan Asian Student Advising prioritizes and deeply values faculty allies as a critical component to supporting our students' success. The following are just a handful of Dartmouth faculty members who serve as invaluable mentors and connections to our Pan Asian community.
Aimee S. Bahng
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D. Literature, University of California at San Diego
Research interests include transnational Asian American studies, U.S. ethnic literatures and cultures, comparative studies of race, gender, and sexuality studies, and cinema studies in film technologies. During her time at Dartmouth Professor Bahng has taught Contemporary American Fiction and Contemporary Asian American Literature and Culture.
Visiting Professor of English
Ph.D. English, University of Toledo
Primary interests are Asian American literature, East-West literary relations, postcolonial Southeast Asian literature, feminist theory and performance. Professor Chin also identifies as a poet, translator, playwright, and performance artist. She has taught Asian American Poetry, Asian American Perofrmance, Gender and Sexuality in Asian American Literature, Creative Writing, Asian Performance Traditions, Magic and Supernaturalism in Asian Literature and Film, Media and Society in Asia, as well as Buddhism in Americna Literature at Dartmouth.
Richard A. Wright
Orvil Dryfoos Professor of Geography and Public Affairs
Ph.D. Geography, Indiana University
Research interests center on how immigrants fit into U.S. society. With long-term collaborator, Mark Ellis (University of Washington), Professor Wright addresses this question in several ways. He studies the labor market interactions of immigrants and migrants in and between the major metropolitan areas and regions of the United States. His research features the deeply segmented nature of these labor markets and the limited interaction between the foreign born and the native born.
Soo Sunny Park
Assoicate Professor of Studio Art
MFA in Sculpture, Cranbrook Academy of Art
Areas of expertise include sculpture, installation art, mixed media, and drawing.
Associate Professor of English
Ph.D. English, Cornell University
Academic interests include immigrant writing, feminist theory, politics of the love lyric, women's poetry, AIDS and breast cancer literature and theory, feminist criticms, African American women's fiction, and cultural memory theory. Professor Zeiger has taught Immigrant Women's Writing in America, American Women's Poetry, and offered classes on Jewish and Asian American Literature at Dartmouth.
Last Updated: 1/9/13