Chien Chengchen 簡政珍 1950-

Chen received his Ph.D. in English Literature and Comparative Literature from the University of Texas in 1982. As a poet, Chien is noted for his realistic, reflective style and his deep concern over various contemporary social problems. He is currently Professor and Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Asia University in Taiwan. His works include Jijie guohou 季節過後 [After the season] (1988) and Zhishang fengyun 紙上風雲 [The wind on paper] (1988) and many of his poems have become the subject of research at home and abroad.