Faculty and Staff

Bowdoin Japanese Studies Faculty

Hiroo Aridome
Senior Lecturer in Japanese & Japanese Language Coordinator

Sakura Christmas
Instructor in History and Asian Studies

Emily Clough
Visiting Instructor in Government and Asian Studies

Songren Cui
Associate Professor of Asian Studies

Christopher Heurlin
Assistant Professor of Asian Studies and Government

John C. Holt  (on leave for the spring semester 2017)
William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of the Humanities in Religion and Asian Studies

Sree Padma Holt
Research Assistant Professor and Executive Director of the ISLE Program

Xiaoke Jia
Lecturer in Chinese Language

Belinda Kong
Associate Professor of Asian Studies and English

Henry C.W. Laurence (on leave for the 2016-17 academic year)
Associate Professor of Government and Asian Studies
Japanese and comparative political economy; media and politics

Alison J. Miller
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Art History and Asian Studies

Vyjayanthi Ratnam Selinger
Associate Professor of Asian Studies
Director of the Asian Studies Program
premodern and modern Japanese literature, Japanese language, theoretical approaches to history as narrative

Rachel Sturman
Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies
South Asia

Shu-chin Tsui
Professor of Asian Studies and Cinema Studies
Director of the Cinema Studies Program

Peggy Wang  (on leave for the 2016-17 academic year)
Assistant Professor of Art History and Asian Studies

Leah Zuo (on leave for the fall 2016 semester)
Assistant Professor of History and Asian Studies


Contributing Faculty

Connie Y. Chiang
Associate Professor of History and Environmental Studies
U.S. West, social, environmental

David Collings
Professor of English

Rachel Connelly
Bion R. Cram Professor of Economics

Sara A. Dickey
Professor of Anthropology

Divya Gupta
Visiting Assistant Professor of Government & Environmental Studies

Nancy Riley
Professor of Sociology and Chair of Sociology and Anthropology Department

Suwanna Satha-Anand
Visiting Professor of Religion (on leave F'16)

Vineet Shende
Associate Professor of Music and Chair of Music Department

Yao Tang  (on leave for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years)
Associate Professor of Economics