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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.

Affiliate Faculty

Picture of Prof. Vinod Aggarwal


(Stanford, Political Science), UC Berkeley Professor and Travers Family Senior Faculty Fellow, Political Science and Director, Berkeley APEC Study Center. Affiliate Graduate Faculty .

Chizuko Allen smiling with short black hair wearing kukui nut lei.

Chizuko ALLEN, Ph.D.

(UHM, History), Fellowship Coordinator. General Area: East Asia. Special Area/Expertise: Korea, Japan.

Dr. Fred Magdalena

Federico V. MAGDALENA, Ph.D.

(UHM, Sociology), Faculty Specialist. General Area: Southeast Asia. Special Area/Expertise: Philippines (Mindanao), Islam, Conflict.

Dr. Cyndy Ning

Cynthia NING, Ph.D.

(Michigan, Literature/Linguistics), Associate Director, Center for Chinese Studies. General Area: East Asia. Special Area/Expertise: China.

Dr. Satsuma wearing a red, blue, and white blouse and glasses with black and blue frames in front of a trees and a dark green background.


(UHM, Japanese History), Associate Director, Center for Japanese Studies. Special Area/Expertise: Japan

Dr. Tae-Ung Baik, Korean Man With Brown Diamond Square Pattern Collared Shirt And Wearing Glasses.

Tae-Ung BAIK, Ph.D

(Notre Dame, Law), Director, Center for Korean Studies, and Professor of Law. International criminal law; human rights in Asia; criminal procedure; Korean law.

Miriam Stark, PhD, Archaeology, School Of Southeast Asia Studies

Miriam STARK, Ph.D.

(Arizona, Archaeology), Professor. Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies. Special Area/Expertise: Field-based Research, Anthropology and Archaeology.

Collaborating Graduate Faculty

Collaborating Graduate Faculty are faculty in other departments who teach Asia-related classes and are available to serve on MA committees for Asian Studies students.

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