Bio

Junjie Jiang (蒋俊洁 / 蔣俊潔) is an aspiring academic, writer, and translator. Her research is mainly in comparative literature and art history. She is most enthusiastic about interdisciplinary and cross-cultural work. She also enjoys exploring the fields of philosophy, history, poetry, law, popular science, and many other interesting subjects waiting to be discovered. She is very passionate about all creative aspects of theatre and film, as well as creative writing.

Junjie was born and raised in Nanjing, China. She went to school in Shanghai and New York. She now lives in Cambridge. 

Education

M.A. Harvard University

B.A. Columbia University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Honors and Awards

  • Joseph Fletcher Memorial Award for excellence in Master's thesis
  • Saboohi I. Khan Award for Student Scholarship in Asian and Asian American Folklore
  • Senior Marshal
  • Dean's List
  • Honor Society
  • Service Award
  • The 27th Liang Shih-Chiu Literary Award (the Jury Award in Prose Translation)

Scholarships and Grants

  • Harvard University Full Tuition Grant
  • Graduate Student Council Summer Research Grant
  • William Strong Scholarship
  • General Studies Scholarship
  • Weatherhead Summer Training Grant
  • Oscar Lee Award
  • Senior Thesis Stipend
  • East Asian Studies & General Studies Research/Conference Travel Grants
  • Hogaku Japanese Cultural Heritage Mentor-Protégé Music Fellowship
  • Thomas and Linda Lau Family Foundation Scholarship