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  1. Teaching & Research Staff
  2. Administrative Staff
  3. Library Staff
  4. Graduate Students

Teaching & Research Staff

Prof. Mikael (Mickey) Adolphson
  • Keidanren Professor of Japanese Studies
  • Fellow and AMES Director of Studies at Trinity College
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Dr Paul Anderson
  • University Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies
  • Assistant Director, HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies
01223 335145
Dr Tali Artman-Partok
  • Affiliated Researcher in Israel Studies
01223 335333
Dr Naures Atto
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in World Christianities and their Diaspora in the European Context
  • Principal Investigator in the Aramaic Online Project
01223 335119
Dr Amira K Bennison
  • Reader in the History and Culture of the Maghrib
  • Fellow of Magdalene College
Dr Roberta Borghero
  • Affiliated Researcher in Semitic Linguistics
Toshimi Boulding
  • Lector in Japanese
01223 335128
Prof. Richard Bowring
  • Emeritus Professor of Japanese Studies
Samuel Carlshamre
  • Temporary Lector in Arabic (maternity cover)
01223 335102
Dr Adam Yuet Chau
  • University Senior Lecturer in the Anthropology of Modern China
  • Fellow and Director of Studies (AMES), St John's College
  • Coordinator for MPhil programmes, Department of East Asian Studies
01223 335146
Dr Sally Church
  • Affiliated Researcher
  • Fellow, Tutor, and International Student Liaison Officer, Wolfson College
Dr Shana Cohen
  • Affiliated Lecturer
  • Deputy Director of the Woolf Institute
Dr Susan Daruvala
  • Emeritus Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese Literature
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Prof. François de Blois
  • Affiliated Researcher, Ancient India & Iran Research Programe
Prof. Nicholas de Lange
  • Emeritus Professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies
01223 363019
Dr Arthur D Dudney
  • Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
  • Research Fellow in Darwin College
01223 335129
Farida El Keiy
  • Language Teaching Officer in Arabic
01223 335120
Dr Camillo Formigatti
  • Research Associate, Sanskrit Manuscripts project
Dr Elizabeth Key Fowden
  • Gerda Henkel Stiftung Senior Researcher, FAMES
  • Senior Research Associate, Impact of the Ancient City,
  • Faculty of Classics
Dr Imre Galambos
  • Reader in Chinese
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Dr Mahbod Ghaffari
  • Associate in Persian Language and Culture
01223 335142
Dr Yanyu Guo
  • Research Associate
Dr Robert Harding
  • Affiliated Researcher in Indian Languages and Cultures
Dr Rachael Harris
  • Senior Language Teaching Officer in Arabic
Dr Shai Heijmans
  • AHRC Research Associate in Biblical and Rabbinic Hebrew
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Shen-hsing Hong
  • Lector in Chinese
01223 335139
Dr Aaron D. Hornkohl
  • Language Teaching Officer in Hebrew
01223 335118
Dr Heather Inwood
  • University Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature and Culture
  • Fellow of Trinity Hall
01223 335149
Dr Christie Johnson
  • Teaching Associate in Arabic
01223 335129
Dr Eivind Kahrs
  • Reader in Sanskrit
  • Fellow of Queens' College
Dr Simon Kaner
  • Affiliated Lecturer, Japanese Studies
Dr Miki Kawabata
  • Senior Language Teaching Officer in Japanese
  • Fellow Commoner and AMES Director of Studies at Trinity Hall
01223 335147
Dr Annabel Keeler
  • Affiliated Researcher, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
  • College Research Associate, Wolfson College
Saussan Khalil
  • Lector in Arabic
01223 335102
Prof. Geoffrey Khan
  • Regius Professor of Hebrew
Dr Angelika Koch
  • DEAS Research Associate, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Prof. Peter Kornicki
  • Emeritus Professor of Japanese Studies
  • Deputy Warden, Robinson College
Aishwarj Kumar
  • Language Teaching Officer in Hindi
01223 335136
Dr Barak Kushner
  • Reader in Japanese History
01223 335174
Dr Andrew Levidis
  • Research Associate
01223 335156
Dr James C S Lin
  • Senior Assistant Keeper of Applied Art, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Dr Gary Chi-hung Luk
  • Affiliated Researcher in Chinese Studies, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
  • Economic History Society Tawney Fellow
Dr Amal Marogy
  • Affiliated Researcher
Dr Joe P. McDermott
  • Emeritus Reader in Chinese History
  • Fellow of St. John's College
Prof. David McMullen
  • Professor Emeritus of Chinese
Prof. Charles Melville
  • Professor of Persian History
  • Fellow of Pembroke College
  • Chairman of the Faculty Board
Dr Firuza Melville
  • Director of Research, Cambridge Shahnama Centre for Persian Studies, Pembroke College
  • Affiliated Lecturer, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge
Dr Giulia Miller
  • Affiliated Lecturer in Modern Hebrew
Dr Nathaniel Miller
  • Lecturer in Classical Arabic
  • Teaching Bye-Fellow, Magdalene College
01223 335132
Dr Elizabeth Monier
  • Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
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Prof. James Montgomery, Sir Thomas Adams's Professor of Arabic
  • Sir Thomas Adams's Professor of Arabic
  • Fellow of Trinity Hall
01223 335127
Dr Laura Moretti
  • University Lecturer in Pre-Modern Japanese Studies
  • Fellow and Director of Studies at Emmanuel College
01223 335148
Dr Sherzod Muminov
  • Research Associate, East Asian Studies
01223 335156
Dr John Nilsson-Wright
  • University Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese Politics and International Relations
01223 335172
Dr Charis Olszok
  • University Lecturer in Modern Arabic Literature and Culture
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Dr Ben Outhwaite
  • Affiliated Researcher in Hebrew
01223 333129
Dr Hyun-Gwi Park
  • Affiliated researcher in Korean Studies
  • Research Fellow of Clare Hall
Dr Yaron Peleg
  • Kennedy Leigh Lecturer in Modern Hebrew Studies
  • Fellow and DoS, Jesus College
01223 335117
Dr Elisabetta Ragagnin
  • Affiliated Researcher in Azeri
Dr Michael Rand
  • University Lecturer in Hebrew & Aramaic
01223 335143
Dr Michael D. Shin
  • Lecturer in Korean Studies
  • Fellow of Robinson College
01223 335171
Dr Matthew W Shores
  • University Lecturer in Japanese
  • Fellow and AMES Director of Studies at Peterhouse
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Dr Brigitte Steger
  • University Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese Studies (Society)
  • Japanese Studies Subject Convenor
  • Fellow and AMES Director of Studies at Downing College
  • Secretary General of the Japan Anthropology Workshop (JAWS)
01223 335140
Prof. Roel Sterckx, FBA
  • Joseph Needham Professor of Chinese History, Science and Civilization
  • Fellow of Clare College
  • Head, Department of East Asian Studies
01223 335137
Prof. Yasir Suleiman
  • His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Sa'id Professor of Modern Arabic Studies
  • Fellow of King's College.
Dr Razia Sultanova
  • Affiliated Researcher, Central Asia and Caucasus Research Group
Dr Krisztina Szilágyi
  • Research Associate
  • Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
Prof. Hans van de Ven
  • Professor of Modern Chinese History
Dr Christine van Ruymbeke
  • Ali Reza and Mohamed Soudavar Senior Lecturer in Persian Studies
  • Fellow and Praelector at Darwin College
  • Exterior Director of Studies at Sidney Sussex College
01223 335130
Dr Vincenzo Vergiani
  • University Senior Lecturer in Sanskrit
01223 335135
Dr Nadia Vidro
  • Affiliated Researcher
01223 335109
Dr Esther-Miriam Wagner
  • Affiliated Lecturer
  • Senior Research Fellow, Woolf Institute
  • Research Associate, Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit
Dr Robert Weatherley
  • Affiliated Lecturer in Chinese Politics
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Dr Kristin H. Williams
  • Head of Japanese Section, Cambridge University Library
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Dr Lydia Wilson
  • Affiliated Researcher
Dr Justin Winslett
  • Teaching Associate in Classical and Literary Chinese
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Emma Wu
  • Language Teaching Officer in Chinese
01223 335104
Dr Boping Yuan
  • Reader in Chinese Language and Linguistics
  • Fellow and Director of Studies in Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Churchill College, Cambridge
01223 335170

Administrative Staff

Francesca Barraud
  • Undergraduate Programmes Administrator
01223 335106
Lucy Cavan
  • Graduate Programmes Administrator
01223 335106
Jill Cooper
  • Senior Accounts Clerk
01223 335106
Steve Fagg
  • Faculty Computer Officer & Webmaster
01223 335106
Nadya Mullen
  • Faculty Administrator
01223 335107
Andrea Newman
  • Graduate Programmes Administrator
01223 335106
Susie Nightingale
  • Deputy Faculty Administrator
01223 335106

Library Staff

Emily Downes
  • Library Assistant
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Miki Jacobs
  • Senior Library Assistant
01223 335112
Nathaniel Johnson
  • Library Assistant
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Françoise Simmons
  • Faculty Librarian
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Graduate Students

Maan Aldabaggh
  • PhD Student in Arabic Studies
Estara Arrant
  • PhD Student in Hebrew Studies
Samuel Blapp
  • PhD student, Hebrew Studies
Wei-chuan Chen
  • MPhil Student in Japanese Studies
Zi Chen
  • PhD Student in Chinese Studies
Teck Seng Chow
  • PhD Student, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Chinese Studies)
Honoria Connolly
  • MPhil (by research) Student in Hebrew Studies
Magdalen Connolly
  • PhD Student, Hebrew Studies
Ruyi Dai
  • PhD Candidate, Chinese Studies
Hajnalka Pejsue Elias
  • Ph.D. Candidate in Chinese Studies
Parwana Fayyaz
  • PhD Student in Persian Studies
Elena Follador
  • PhD Student in Japanese Studies
Alexandra Forrester
  • PhD Student in Chinese Studies
Melissa Gatter
  • PhD Student in Middle Eastern Studies
Pesach Grossman
  • MPhil Student in Hebrew Studies
Jiani He
  • PhD Student in Chinese Studies
Lauri Kitsnik
  • PhD Student, Japanese Studies
Man Tak Kwok
  • Graduate Student in Chinese Studies
Kan Lee
  • PhD Student in Chinese Studies
Charles Li
  • PhD Student in South Asian Studies
Huiruo Li
  • PhD Student in Hebrew Studies
Xiafei Li
  • PhD Student in Chinese Studies
Zhenru Lin, Jacqueline
  • PhD Student in Chinese Studies
Manyun Liu
  • PhD candidate in Chinese Studies
Tongkun Liu
  • Ph.D. Candidate in Chinese Studies
Pontus Ljungberg
  • MPhil Student in Chinese Studies
Johan Lundberg
  • PhD Student in Aramaic Studies
Hitomi Maruyama
  • PhD Student, Japanese Studies
Samar Samir Mezghanni
  • PhD Candidate, Middle Eastern Studies
Shiva Mihan
  • PhD student, Persian Studies
Ghassan Moazzin
  • PhD Student, Modern Chinese Economic History
Dorota Molin
  • MPhil (by research) in Hebrew Studies
Bill Moriarty
  • PhD Student in Chinese Studies
Aiko Otsuka
  • PhD Student, Japanese Studies
Zhiyuan Pan
  • PhD Student in Chinese Studies
Sarah Parks
  • MPhil Student in Chinese Studies
Susannah Pearce
  • PhD Student in Hebrew Studies
Cong Peng
  • PhD Student in Chinese Studies
Alessandra Petrocchi
  • PhD Student in South Asian Studies
Woramon Prawatmuang
  • PhD Student, Chinese Studies
Michelle Quay
  • PhD Student, Middle Eastern Studies
Aslisho Qurboniev
  • PhD Student, Middle Eastern Studies
Avital Rom
  • PhD Student in Chinese Studies
William Ryle-Hodges
  • PhD Student in Arabic Studies
Simon Sevan Schäfer
  • MPhil Student in Chinese Studies
Nanase Shirota
  • PhD Student in Japanese Studies
Saran Suebsantiwongse
  • PhD Student in South Asian Studies
Christopher Tso
  • PhD Student in Japanese Studies
Hiroko Umegaki
  • PhD Student, Japanese Studies
Rosa van Hensbergen
  • PhD Student, Japanese Studies
Rong Wu
  • PhD Student in Chinese Studies
Jingting Xiang
  • PhD Student in Chinese Linguistics
Lilong Xu
  • PhD Student in Chinese Linguistics
Zehavit Zaslansky
  • PhD student, Middle Eastern Studies
Jinjin Zhang
  • MPhil Student in Muslim-Jewish Relations