Liz Carter

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese and Japanese
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Liz Carter received her PhD in Asian Languages and Cultures from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a dissertation focusing on the intersection of the law and media in the PRC. Before coming to Vassar, she taught courses in Chinese linguistics, translation, cinema, and literature at Pepperdine University, Occidental College, and Western Washington University. Prior to academia, she worked as a journalist for Foreign Policy’s Tea Leaf Nation covering Chinese internet culture and published a book on the subject. Her research interests include language ideology in PRC mass media and inclusive Mandarin pedagogy.

BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; PhD, University of California-Los Angeles
At Vassar since 2022


Eleanor Butler Sanders Hall
Box 285

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