Allison Hovey

Contemporary China

Research Focus:

Allison’s research focuses on modern peacetime propaganda and representations of China in the U.S. media. Additionally, she is doing extensive Mandarin language training on political rhetoric under Dr. Xiaorong Li.


Dr. Xiaorong Li
Dr. Xiaowei Zheng

Academic History:

B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara, East Asian Studies 
Nanjing Normal University, Chinese Language Program 

Teaching Assistantships:

Chin 3: Elementary Modern Chinese
Chin 8B: Chinese Conversation


Phi Theta Kappa
President’s List
Chinese Government Scholarship
Center for Taiwan Studies Academic Achievement in Chinese Language
SoML Outstanding Student, Distinguished Linguistic Achievement Award