Xiaoqing Diana Chen-Lin portrait

Xiaoqing Diana Chen-Lin

Associate Professor of History

Hawthorn Hall 206 A


At IU Northwest since 1994.


Ph.D. in History, University of Chicago
M.A. in History, University of Chicago
B.A. in English, Beijing Foreign Studies University

Areas of Teaching

Asian history (China, Japan)
World history
Western Civ.

Areas of Research

Modern Chinese culture, politics, and intellectual transformation

Grants and Awards

Indiana University Northwest Trustees’ Teaching Award, 2013
Indiana University New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities Award, 2011
Indiana University East Asian Studies Center Course Development Grant, 2003, 2010
Indiana University New Frontiers Exploration Travel Fellowship, 2006, 2008, 2010 (did not use)
Indiana University Overseas Conference Fund, 2009
Indiana University East Asian Studies Center Travel Grant, 2005
Indiana University PCIP Grant (International Research), 1996, 1998, 2005
Indiana University Northwest Summer Faculty Fellowship, 1995, 1996, 2001, 2005

Mailing Address

IU Northwest
3400 Broadway 
Hawthorn Hall, Room 206 A
Gary, Indiana 46408

Office Hours

Spring 2015:
M & W 9:00a-10:00a, 11:30a-2:30p
and by appointment

Email Address


Phone Number

(219) 980-6981


History Philosophy Political Science & Religious Studies