Carolyn Wakeman

Associate Professor


Carolyn Wakeman directs the Asia-Pacific Program. Author of “To the Storm: The Odyssey of a Revolutionary Chinese Woman,” Wakeman also co-wrote with Harry Wu “Bitter Winds: A Memoir of My Years in China’s Gulag” and most recently edited with adjunct faculty member Ken Light “Assignment Shanghai: Photographs on the Eve of Revolution.” Wakeman holds a bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a doctorate from Washington University, both in English literature, and formerly taught at Yale University and Beijing Foreign Studies University.

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