Jonathan Locke HART

Fellow, Royal Society of Canada

Chair Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

PKUSSI Course:The Global Images of China

Dr. Jonathan Locke HART is aFellow of Royal Society of Canada and a Chair Professor of the School of Foreign Languages at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). He received his B.A. in English and History from Trinity College in Toronto, and M.A. and Ph.D. in English from University of Toronto. He also received a Ph.D. in History from University of Cambridge. He currently holds several positions including the Director, Centre for Creative Writing and Literary Culture and Translation, SJTU; Core Faculty, Comparative Literature, Western University; and Life Member, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. He had visiting appointments in universities worldwide including Harvard University, Cambridge University, Leiden University, Universidad de Zaragosa and many more. All the experiences contribute to his academic research achievement in comparative literature and creative writing. He taught courses over a variety of topics in history and literature at both graduate and undergraduate levels.