Chinese Literature & 11 other sections coming to Dissertation Reviews

The announcement was made months ago, but I’ll be getting in touch with dissertation writers & reviewers soon.

We are proud to announce that, starting in the 2012-13 academic year, Dissertation Reviews will undergo a major expansion to include 12 new and enlarged fields (for a total of 15 fields in all). If you would like to have your dissertation reviewed, or help us by serving as a reviewer, please contact

Our new fields, and their respective Field Editors, include:

Bioethics (Tamara Kayali)
Chinese Literature (Lucas Klein)
Inner Asian Studies (Loretta Kim)
*Korean Studies (John DiMoia)
Medical Anthropology (Orkideh Behrouzan)
Premodern Japanese Literature (William Fleming)
Russian Studies (Elizabeth McGuire and Philippa Hetherington)
South Asian Studies (Rebecca Grapevine)
Southeast Asian Studies (Chiara Formichi)
Tibetan and Himalayan Studies (Nicole Willock and Nancy G. Lin)
Visual Studies (Rikke Schmidt Kjaergaard)
[* Korean Studies is both a continuation and expansion of the field pioneered this past year by Nancy Abelmann and Laura Nelson]

In addition, our current constellation of fields will continue to operate, featuring reviews of work in:

Chinese History (Thomas S. Mullaney)
Japan Studies (Dennis Frost)
Science Studies (Leon Rocha)

Click here for the announcement page, featuring bios of the field editors.