Jessica Moyer

Assistant Professor of Chinese Language & Literature

Jessica Moyer

Contact & Office Hours

Fall 2021 Office Hours:
Monday, 9-10 a.m.; Wednesday, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Or by appointment. Office hours via Zoom or in person. Email Professor Moyer for Zoom link.

Seelye Hall 403



Ph.D., M.Ph., M.A., Yale University

B.A., Kenyon College


Jessica Moyer grew up in Old Town, Maine. She studied classics at Kenyon College, taught English at Qinghai Normal University in northwestern China, and got her master's and doctorate in Chinese literature at Yale University.

At Smith, she teaches traditional Chinese literature and classical and modern Chinese.

Her research interests include genre theory, cultural history, literary constructions of gender and spatial practice. Her other interests include hiking, running, cooking and karaoke.