Research Fellows

Purdue Research Fellows

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Charles Chang
Post-doctoral Research Associate
Specialization: computational social science, political communication, Chinese studies, digital humanities
Email: cchang45@purdue.edu
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Jin Lu
Professor, Department of Political Science, Economics, and World Languages & Cultures, Purdue University Northwest
Specialization: French language, literature and culture/Eighteenth-Century French literature, comparative literature and Chinese studies, religious studies
Email: lu@pnw.edu
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Donald W. Mitchell
Emeritus Professor, Department of Philosophy
Specialization: Comparative philosophy, Interreligious dialogues
Email: dmitch@purdue.edu
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Tillman
Margaret Mih Tillman
Assistant Professor, Department of History
Specialization: Chinese history
Email:mmtillman@purdue.edu
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Alice Wang
Chi-ying Alice Wang
Continuing Lecturer, School of Languages and Literatures
Specialization: Chinese language, Chinese literature, Chinese culture, Chinese and Japanese arts, Confucianism, Buddhism, Christianity
Email:wanga@purdue.edu
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Past Post-Doctoral Research Associates

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Kooi Chin Joy Tong (2009-2011)
Post-doctoral Research Associate
Specialization: Christianity in China and Chinese societies, Islam in Southeast Asia, overseas Chinese
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Ting Guo (October 2015-December 2016)
Post-doctoral Research Associate
Specialization: mechanism of identity formation, politics and religion
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L. Luke Chao (June 2016-July 2018)
Post-doctoral Research Associate
Specialization: quantitative methods, work and family, mental health, religion
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Non-Resident Research Fellows

Abel
Andrew Abel
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania
Specialization: sociology of religion
Email:aabel@gettysburg.edu
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Cao
Nanlai Cao
Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Renmin University
Specialization: sociocultural anthropology, sociology of religion, migration and diaspora
Email: nanlai_c@hotmail.com
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Hsing-Kuang Chao
Associate Professor and Chair, Graduate Institute of Religious Studies, Tunghai University, Taiwan
Specialization: sociology of religion, religion and culture
Email: wade0429@go.thu.edu.tw
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André Laliberté
Professor, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa, Canada
Specialization: relations between state and religion in Chinese societies, Buddhist philanthropy
Email:andre.laliberte@uottawa.ca
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Palmer
David A. Palmer
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Department of Sociology, the University of Hong Kong
Specialization: religion in China, globalization of Daoism, Baha’i Faith
Email: palmer19@hku.hk
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Pettit
Jonathan Pettit
Assistant Professor of Chinese Religions, University of Hawaii
Specialization: religion in China, Daoist and Buddhist scriptures
Email: jeep@hawaii.edu
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Sun
Anna Sun
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Kenyon College, Ohio
Specialization: sociology of religion, sociology of knowledge
Email: suna@kenyon.edu
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Joy
Kooi Chin Joy Tong
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Wheaton College
Specialization: Christianity in China and Chinese societies, Islam in Southeast Asia, overseas Chinese
Email: joy.tong@wheaton.edu
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Vala
Carsten T. Vala
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Loyola University Maryland
Specialization: Christianity in China
Email: cvala@loyola.edu
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Wang Yuting
Yuting Wang
Associate Professor, Department of International Studies, American University of Sharjah, the United Arab Emirates
Specialization: religion and immigrants, Muslims
Email: ywang@aus.edu
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Zhai
Jiexia Zhai Autry
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Washington Center for International Education
Specialization: religion, family, China and East Asia, immigration, health
Email: jzhaiaut@gmu.edu
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