Our Faculty and Staff

Asian Studies faculty & staffShu-chin Tsui, Program Director
Suzanne M. Astolfi, Program Coordinator

Front row, left to right: Vyjayanthi Selinger, Rachel L. Sturman (History), Shu-chin Tsui (Cinema Studies), Claire Robison (Religion), Christine Marrewa Karwoski, Suzanne Astolfi, Songren Cui

Back row, left to right: Aki Nakai (Government), Hiroo Aridome, John Kim, Ya (Leah) Zuo (History), Xiaoke Jia, Yinqiu Ma

Not pictured: Sakura Christmas (History), Christopher Heurlin (Government), Belinda Kong (English), Henry C.W. Laurence (Government), Peggy Wang (Art History)

Contributing Faculty: Connie Y. Chiang, Shruti Devgan, Sara A. Dickey, Shenila Khoja-Moolji, Tara Mock, Nancy E. Riley, Joshua Urich

Faculty

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Sakura Christmas

Assistant Professor of History and Asian Studies — On Leave Fall 2019
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Songren Cui

Associate Professor of Asian Studies — On Leave Spring 2020
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Belinda Kong

John F. and Dorothy H. Magee Associate Professor of Asian Studies and English — On Leave 2019-2020
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Yinqiu Ma

Visiting Lecturer in Chinese Language
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Aki Nakai

Visiting Assistant Professor of Government and Asian Studies
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Rachel Sturman

Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies — On Leave Spring and Fall 2020
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Shu-chin Tsui

Director of Asian Studies Program and Professor of Asian Studies and Cinema Studies
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Peggy Wang

Assistant Professor of Art History and Asian Studies
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Leah Zuo

Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies

Staff

Faculty Emeriti

John Clifford Holt
William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of the Humanities in Religion and Asian Studies Emeritus