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Undergraduate Programs Information

Major or minor in Asian Studies.

Graduate Programs Information

Including: Master of Arts in Asian Studies, Master’s in Asian International Affairs, and Graduate Certificates in Asian Studies.

Regular Faculty

Asian Studies Regular Faculty

jojo abinales

Patricio N. ABINALES, Ph.D.

(Cornell, Government), Professor. General Area: Southeast Asia. Special Area/Expertise: Philippines, Philippine Muslims, Insurgencies.

Dr. Barbara Andaya

Barbara Watson ANDAYA, Ph.D.

(Cornell, History), Professor. General Area: Southeast Asia. Special Area/Research Expertise: Malaysia, Indonesia, Gender, Religion.

Dr. Lonny Carlile

Lonny E. CARLILE, Ph.D.

(Berkeley, Political Science), Associate Professor. General Area: East Asia. Special Area/Expertise: Japan, Domestic and Foreign Policy, Policy Process.

Cathy Clayton

Cathryn H. CLAYTON, Ph.D.

(Santa Cruz, Anthropology), Associate Professor. General Area: East Asia. Special Area/Expertise: China, Nationalism, Identity, Macau.

Dr. Kristi Govella

Kristi GOVELLA, Ph.D.

(Berkeley, Political Science), Assistant Professor. General Area: East Asia. Special Area/Expertise: Japan, Political Economy, Security Policy, Economic-Security Linkages, Regional Institutions.

Eric HARWIT, Ph.D.

(Berkeley, Political Science), Professor. General Area: East Asia. Special Area/Expertise: China, Economic Development, Internet, Japan.

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Young-a PARK, Ph.D.

(Harvard, Anthropology), Associate Professor. General Area: East Asia. Special Area/Expertise: Social Movements, Film Industry, North Korean Refugees.

Anna STIRR, Ph.D.

(Columbia, Ethnomusicology), Associate Professor. General Area: South Asia. Special Area/Expertise: Nepal, Performing Arts, Politics, Religion, Language and Song.

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