Patricia Chu

Patricia Chu

Title:
Associate Professor of English
Office:
Room 754
Address: Rome Hall
Phone: 202-994-1405
Email:
pattychu@gwu.edu

Background

Associate Professor of English

Current Research

Patricia Pei-chang Chu teaches courses on contemporary Asian American literature and culture, women’s autobiography, and contemporary American literature. She is interested in the ways Asian American writers claim subjectivity and citizenship through writing. Her current work concerns narratives of “return,” representations of diasporic subjects’ journeys to their or the ancestors’ Asian homelands.

Education

Ph.D. in English literature, Cornell University, 1993
M.A. in English literature, Cornell University, 1989