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The Department of Transnational Asian Studies, organizationally housed in the School of Humanities, is led by a dedicated team of core staff members who have offices on the third floor of Lovett Hall, Entrance C. In addition to this core staff, the Department of Transnational Asian Studies is home to several faculty members who bring academic diversity to the Department and the University. The Department also brings scholars working in Asia-related fields together from various departments across campus as Asian Studies affiliated faculty members. The Department's faculty, as well as the Asian Studies affiliated faculty members, lead the instruction of course work required for the Asian Studies B.A. degree program.

Administration

Lisa Balabanlilar
Lisa Balabanlilar

Department Chair, Associate Professor of History


Steven W. Lewis
Steven W. Lewis

Director of Undergraduate Studies, C.V. Starr Transnational China Fellow, Baker Institute for Public Policy


Haejin E. Koh
Haejin E. Koh

Department Administrator

Hae Hun Matos
Hae Hun Matos

Coordinator


Amber Szymczyk
Amber Szymczyk

Publication Specialist

Asian Studies Faculty

Lisa Balabanlilar
Lisa Balabanlilar

Department Chair, Associate Professor of History


Shih-shan Susan Huang
Shih-shan Susan Huang

Associate Professor of Transnational Asian Studies


Steven W. Lewis
Steven W. Lewis

Director of Undergraduate Studies, C.V. Starr Transnational China Fellow, Baker Institute for Public Policy

Nanxiu Qian
Nanxiu Qian

Professor of Chinese Literature


Sonia Ryang
Sonia Ryang

T.T. & W.F. Chao Professor of Asian Studies


Elora Shehabuddin
Elora Shehabuddin

Professor of Transnational Asian Studies

Affiliated Faculty


Shivani Bothra
Shivani Bothra

Chao Center for Asian Studies


Dominic Boyer
Dominic Boyer

Anthropology

Anne Chao
Anne Chao

School of Humanities


Shih-Hui Chen
Shih-Hui Chen

Shepherd School of Music


Ka-Kin Cheuk
Ka-Kin Cheuk

Chao Center for Asian Studies

Hossam Elsherbiny
Hossam Elsherbiny

Languages and Intercultural Communication


Farshid Emami
Farshid Emami

Art History


Songying Fang
Songying Fang

Political Science

Liang Fu
Liang Fu

Languages & Intercultural Communication


Kai-Ying Hsu
Kai-Ying Hsu

Languages and Intercultural Communication


Eric Huntington
Eric Huntington

Chao Center for Asian Studies

Alex Jong-Seok Lee
Alex Jong-Seok Lee

Chao Center for Asian Studies


Lan Li
Lan Li

History


Melissa Marschall
Melissa Marschall

Political Science


Larisa Moskvitina
Larisa Moskvitina

Languages & Intercultural Communication


Eun Young Oh
Eun Young Oh

Languages and Intercultural Communication

Naoko Ozaki
Naoko Ozaki

Languages & Intercultural Communication




Hiromi Takayama
Hiromi Takayama

Languages & Intercultural Communication


Kamala Visweswaran
Kamala Visweswaran

Anthropology

Kerry Ward
Kerry Ward

History


Meng Yeh
Meng Yeh

Languages & Intercultural Communication