Professor, Chinese Studies, Emerita (1989-2019)
B.A., Rutgers University M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University
Appointed In

Chen taught Chinese language, literature and Asian studies courses.

Her research interests included 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.