Lecturer of Chinese
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Before joining the faculty in the School of Asian Languages and Studies, Dr. Jayde Lin Roberts completed her Ph.D. at the University of Washington in 2011 with her dissertation, Tracing the Ethos of the Sino-Burmese in the Urban Fabric of Yangon, Burma/Myanmar.
Following years of working as a simultaneous Mandarin-English interpreter in Asia and the USA, she entered graduate school at the University of Washington to pursue a masters degree in China (Chinese) Studies and continued her academic development through an interdisciplinary program in the Built Environment that allowed her investigate the interconnected practices of community and place identities.
Fulbright-Hayes Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship – 2008 to 2009.
Blakemore Advanced Language Study Fellowship – Burmese, 2006 to 2007.
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS) – Burmese, 2006 to 2007 (declined).
FLAS – Burmese, Southeast Asian Summer Studies Institute (SEASSI), summer 2006 & 2005.
FLAS – Hindi, academic year 2004 to 2005 & 2003 to 2004.
She is an interdisciplinary scholar with a particular interest in the Chinese diaspora, transnational flows of culture, identity practices. Burma Studies, and post-colonial and port cities in Asia.
Authorised by the Acting Head of School, Humanities
15 October, 2012