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Sarah Chen

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

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


  • Office: Johnson 406
  • Email: schen@oxy.edu
  • Phone: (323) 259-2978
  • Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday 1:00-2:30 and by appointment

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.