Aili Mu

Associate Professor of Chinese

Contact

Dept:World Languages And Cultures
Office:3242 Pearson
505 Morrill Rd.
Ames IA
50011-2103
Phone:515-294-8637

Bio

Aili Mu is an Associate Professor of Chinese at Iowa State University. She received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the State University of New York at Stony Brook (1996). She teaches courses on Chinese language, translation, Chinese cultural tradition and China today. Her research focus is on Chinese short-short stories. Her published scholarship on the genre earns her a Franklin R. Buchanan Prize from the Association for Asian Studies (2018). She is currently working on a project that builds cultural literacy about Chinese civilization through the short-short genre.