Dorothy Wang

Professor of American Studies

Schapiro Hall Rm 216


B.A. Duke University
M.P.A. Princeton University, International Affairs
M.A. Johns Hopkins University, Writing
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, English Literature

Areas of Expertise

Twentieth-and twenty-first-century poetry and poetics, particularly experimental minority poetry; Asian American literature, especially poetry; Anglophone writing by Chinese in the diaspora; Asian Australian literature; comparative U.S. minority literatures; twentieth-and twenty-first century American literature.


Note: courses in gray are not offered this academic year.

Scholarship/Creative Work

  • Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry (Stanford University Press, 2014).

Current Committees

  • American Studies Program