Dr. Ma is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics. His most important publication is Wandering under the Cross: Christian Culture and Modern Chinese Literature (1995). Dr. Ma studies modern Chinese literature, Chinese North American diasporic literature and Chinese history. He takes particular interest in Christian cultural influences on Chinese literature. He has published sixteen journal articles and five books.
Keywords: Modern Chinese literature; Chinese North American diasporic literature; Chinese history; Christian cultural influences on Chinese literature; China; Chinese Diaspora