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Chinese literature educator

Philip F. C. Williams, Chinese literature educator. Fairbank Center for East Asian Research fellow Harvard University, 1990-1991; research grantee Pacific Cultural Autonomous System Networks, 1990-1991; faculty grantee-in-aid Arizona State University, 1988; National Endowment of the Humanities research grantee, summer 1989.


Williams, Philip F. C. was born on April 5, 1956 in Little Rock. Son of Franklin and Elizabeth (Bassett) Williams.


Bachelor, University Arkansas, 1978. Postgraduate, Cornell University, 1979. Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1981.

Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1985.


Research grantee Committee for Scholarly Communication with China, National Academy Sciences, Beijing, 1982-1983;lecturer, Occidental College, Los Angeles, 1984;visiting assistant professor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1986;assistant professor, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1986-1993;associate professor, Arizona State University, Tempe, since 1993. Escort interpreter unites states department State, Washington, since 1986. Secretary college senate Arizona State University, 1993-1994, Executive Committee 1993-1994.

Reviewing staff member World Literature Today, since 1992. Executive Board member Southwest Conference on Asian Studies, since 1994.



Member American Association Chinese Comparative Literature (Executive Committee since 1995), Association Asian Studies, Chinese Language Teachers Association, American Comparative Literature Association, University of California at Los Angeles Alumni Association (academic achievement award 1981), Phi Beta Kappa (treasurer Arizona Beta chapter, 1993-1994).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: foreign languages, world literature, amateur tennis.


Franklin Williams

Elizabeth (Bassett) Williams