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Dr Mario De Grandis

Dr Mario De Grandis

Lecturer/ Assistant Professor

Irish Institute for Chinese Studies 
University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
E-Mail: mario.degrandis@ucd.ie
Tel: +353 1 716 3000

Mario De Grandis has joined the Irish Institute for Chinese Studies in 2021. He currently teaches Chinese language and has previously taught courses on Chinese Culture as well as other language courses. Mario received his PhD from the Ohio State University in 2021 with a dissertation on the emergence of the Hui literary field (1954–2020). Prior to this, he completed his MA in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language at Nanjing University, China.

Mario is currently a member of the European Association of Chinese Studies, and is an MLA Elected member of the Council-appointed Standing Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Humanities.

Mario’s research interests include:

  • Chinese folk literature
  • Chinese ethnic literature (minzu wenxue)
  • Digital humanities
  • Sinophone Studies
  • Translation Studies

Selected Publications



Irish Institute for Chinese Studies 爱尔兰中国研究院

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

E-Mail: mario.degrandis@ucd.ie




  • 民间文学
  • 民族文学
  • 华语语系文学
  • 数位人文学