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Dr. Christopher Michael Rich

Dr. C. Michael Rich
  • Associate Professor of Chinese and Japanese
  • Yale University Graduate School, Ph.D., East Asian Languages and Literatures
  • Yale University Graduate School, MA, Asian Studies
  • Dartmouth College, MA, Asian Studies


Contact Information

  • Department: Languages, Cultures, & Humanities
  • Office: McCreary Hall, Tower C, room 223
  • Mailing Address: McCreary Hall, Tower A, room 115
  • Email:
  • Phone: 859-622-2255
  • Office Hours: MWF 1:15-2:15//TR 1-2
  • Expert Areas: Traditional and Modern Chinese and Japanese Literature, Noh theatre performance, kendo, kyudo


Rich studied Japanese literature with the noted translator, Edwin McClellan. He also took courses in Chinese with the Taiwanese poet Cheng Ch’ou-yu. Rich is currently working on translating documents related to the Bishu-Chikurin school of traditional Japanese archery. He is also learning about forestry and sustainable agriculture. 

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