Iping Liang received her Ph. D. in American Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and is currently professor of English and American Studies at National Taiwan Normal University. Her research interests include Herman Melville, Asian American Studies, Ecocritical Visual Representations, and Global Indigeneity Studies. She is the author/editor of I’m Migrant: New Perspectives in the Studies of Oversea Chinese (2016), Asia/Americas: Asian American Literatures in Taiwan (2016), Storytelling Survivance: A Critical Reading in Native American Fiction (forthcoming), Asia/Americas: Asian American Literatures in Taiwan (2013), Ghost Dances: Towards a Native American Gothic (2006). She’s also a board member of Multiethnic Studies of Europe and the Americas (2012-2016); Association for the Studies of Literature and Environment in Taiwan (2015-2017); Executive Editor of Translocal Chinese: The East Asian Perspective (2015-2018); as well as Director of International Cooperation at NTNU, where she overlooks global partnership, student mobility, and study abroad programs.