Jian Chen

Program Director, Sexuality Studies; Assistant Professor, Department of English

Jian Chen is Assistant Professor in Queer Studies in the English Department and an Affiliated faculty member in the Sexuality Studies Program. Chen’s research explores strategies for queer and transgender cultural intervention and activism at the turn of the 21st century, with the transition from the cultural politics of the late 20th century towards global cultural economies facilitated by print, image, and information media.

Areas of Expertise
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • 20th and 21st Century Print, Image, and Information Cultures
  • Asian American and Asian Diasporas Studies
  • Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowship, Gallatin School of Individualized Study
  • Ph.D. University of California - Irvine

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