Professor Janet Ng Dudley is Professor of Asian Literature in the Department of English.  Her area of specialization is 20th Century Chinese Literature.  Dr. Dudley’s recent research interests include contemporary urban cultures in East Asia, especially Hong Kong, and Japan.  Professor Dudley was chairperson of the English Department from 2004-2007.  She has been on numerous departmental and college committees and is particularly involved in the developing China Program at CSI.


BA, Barnard College

MA, Columbia University

MPhil, Columbia University

PhD, Columbia University

Scholarship / Publications

Professor Dudley's book-length publications include Paradigm City: Culture of Capitalism in Hong Kong (SUNY), The Experience of Modernity: 20th Century Chinese Autobiography (U of Michigan Press), and May Fourth Women Memoirs (Chinese U of Hong Kong Press).  She also authored numerous articles and translations in academic journals.