University of California, Berkeley, BA, MA; Harvard University, PhD
Professor Tsu specializes in modern Chinese literature and culture from the 19th century to the present. Her research areas include nationalism, race, diaspora, Sinophone literature, and transnational labor. She is currently working on a book that proposes and develops the conceptual framework of New Area Studies in response to the growing scope of modern Chinese literature, diaspora, and transnational Sinophone studies. At Yale, Professor Tsu teaches China in the World.