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Program Director

Kathryn Ibata-Arens, PhD

Associate Professor of Political Science
Northwestern University

Program Faculty

L. Joyce Mariano, PhD

Lecturer in Global Asian Studies
University of Minnesota

Affiliated Faculty

Nobuko Chikamatsu, PhD

Associate Professor of Modern Languages/Japanese Studies; Co-Director, Japanese Studies Program
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Sumi Cho, JD, PhD

Professor of Law
University of California at Berkeley

June Chung, PhD

Associate Professor of English
University of California, Los Angeles

Camilla Fojas, PhD

Professor and Chair of Latin American and Latino Studies
New York University

Bill Johnson Gonzalez, PhD

Assistant Professor of English
Harvard University

David L. Gitomer, PhD

Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Director, MALS Program
Columbia University

Curt Hansman, PhD

Adjunct of History of Architecture and Art
University of Kansas

Li Jin, PhD

Associate Professor of Chinese Studies; Director, Chinese Studies Program
University of South Florida

Laura Kina, MFA

Associate Professor of Art, Media and Design
Vincent de Paul Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago

Lucy Xing Lu, PhD

Professor of Communication
University of Oregon

Rajit Mazumder, PhD
                 Associate Professor of History 
                 School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Michael McIntyre, PhD

Associate Professor of International Studies; Director, International Studies Program
University of Chicago

Kalyani Menon, PhD

Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Syracuse University

Yuki Miyamoto, PhD

Associate Professor of Religious Studies; Co-Director, Japanese Studies Program
University of Chicago

Sanjukta Mukherjee, PhD​​

Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies
Syracuse University

​​​​Lori Pierce, ​PhD

Associate Professor of American Studies
University of Hawai'i

Shailja Sharma, PhD

Associate Professor of English
State University of New York at Stony Brook

Phillip Stalley, PhD

Associate Professor of Political Science
George Washington University

Maureen Sioh, PhD

Associate Professor of Geography
University of British Columbia

Charles Strain, PhD

Professor of Religious Studies
University of Chicago

Chi-Jang Yin, MFA

Associate Professor of Art, Media, and Design
School of the Art Institute of Chicago