Office Number: 856 Van Hise Hall
Research/Language Interests: German-Chinese cultural encounters reflected in German literature, press, and art history; the Chinese dimensions of German-Jewish discourse.
About: Weijia Li is an Assistant Professor in the Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic. His research interest is primarily focusing on German-Chinese cultural encounters reflected in literature, press, and art history. He is currently working on a new book project on German and Yiddish writings on China by European Jewish refugees in Shanghai during WWII. Alongside research and teaching in the field of German Studies, he also serves as the Director of Global Higher Education MS Program at Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis. He teaches graduate courses on internationalization of higher education, administration of study abroad programs and international student services.
Affiliated Departments: Center for German and European Studies
• The Ohio State University, D. in Germanic Languages and Literatures (2009)
• The Ohio State University, A. in Germanic Languages and Literatures (2005)
• Beijing International Studies University, A. in German Language and Literature (1994)