One professor in the Department of East Asian Studies has been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.
Dr. Scott Gregory is promoted from Assistant Professor to tenured Associate Professor.
Gregory is a scholar of Chinese literature, with special interest in late imperial vernacular fiction and its intersection with the culture of print. He is currently working on a book manuscript concerning different manifestations of the sixteenth-century work The Water Margin and the reading practices surrounding them. He has also published on how novels of the Ming Dynasty conceived of their own historical era. He obtained his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2012. Before coming to Arizona, he spent two years as a visiting fellow at the National University of Singapore. He has also lived in Taipei and Kyoto.