Sarah Chen

Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures; Advisory Committee, Group Language

Chen teaches Chinese language, literature, and Asian studies courses.


  • Office: Johnson 409
  • Email: schen@oxy.edu
  • Phone: (323) 259-2978

Education: B.A., Rutgers University M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University

Her research interests include modern Chinese fiction, especially works by Lao She and other May Fourth-era writers, Chinese and Japanese popular fiction, and autobiographical fiction. She taught Chinese and Japanese languages and literature at Stanford and the Caltech before joining Occidental in 1989.