Philip Kafalas is an associate professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the College, and a member of the faculty committee for the Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues. He joined the Georgetown faculty in 1997.
International activities include:
- Published In Limpid Dream: Nostalgia and Zhang Dai's Reminiscences of the Ming (2007).
- Teaching and research interests center on classical and pre-modern Chinese literature, as well as advanced modern Chinese language.