Our Faculty and Staff

Asian Studies faculty members
Belinda Kong, Program Director
Suzanne M. Astolfi, Program Coordinator

Professors: Shu-chin Tsui (Cinema Studies); Associate Professors: Songren Cui, Christopher Heurlin (Government), Belinda Kong (English), Henry C.W. Laurence (Government), Vyjayanthi Selinger, Rachel L. Sturman (History); Assistant Professors: Sakura Christmas (History), John Kim, Claire Robison (Religion), Peggy Wang (Art History), Ya (Leah) Zuo (History); Senior Lecturers: Hiroo Aridome, Xiaoke Jia; Visiting Faculty: Yinqiu Ma, Aki Nakai (Government); Fellow: Christine Marrewa Karwoski

Contributing Faculty: Connie Y. Chiang, David Collings, Rachel Connelly, Shruti Devgan, Sara A. Dickey, Anna Golovkova, Shenila Khoja-Moolji, Tara Mock, Nancy E. Riley, Vineet Shende

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