- Nativist literature and movement
- Literary translingualism
- War and memory
- Diaspora history
- Inter-Asia and Transpacific Studies
- Sinophone, Japanophone, and Asian American Studies
- Moving Stories: Diaspora Memory and Mobile Belonging in Transnational Taiwan Literature (book manuscript in preparation) theorizes the network of Taiwan literature in the age of global migration through a multisited paradigm of identity formation that challenges the nativist discourse of origin and authenticity.
- Review of Politics and Cultural Nativism in 1970s Taiwan: Youth, Narrative, Nationalism by A-chin Hsiau (Columbia UP, 2021). Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (forthcoming)
- “‘But in What Way Is It Ours?’: Guo Songfen and the Question of Homeland.” Modern Chinese Literature and Culture 32, no. 2 (2020): 100-135. In the Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI).
- "Dr. Theodore Hsi-en Chen (1902-1991): Chinese American Education Pioneer and Founder of East Asian Studies at USC
陳錫恩教授紀念展：華裔美籍教育先驅者和南加大東亞研究的奠基者." A Scalar project co-authored with Tang Li. Parts of this research is funded by The Floyd Covington Fellowship.
- “Symptoms of Nostalgia” for Nung-Hsin Hu’s multimedia exhibition Incurable Nostalgia, Annual Catalogue 2020-2021, 18th Street Arts Center. Catalogue Link
- (Translation from English to Chinese)〈內建曖昧：日本現代史中現代主義和法西斯主義的延續〉 (Harootunian, Harry. “Constitutive Ambiguities: The Persistence of Modernism and Fascism in Japan’s Modern History”) In《歷史的記憶與日常：資本主義與東亞批判研究--哈若圖寧選集》(The Memory and Everydayness of History: Capitalism and Critical East Asian Studies--A Selection of Harry Harootunian’s essays). Taipei: National Chiao Tung University Press, 2017.