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Sung-Sheng (Yvonne) Chang

Professor |
512-475-6036 |
WCH 4.124

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Chinese Area IV and Literature

Rowena Fong

Professor, Ruby Lee Piester Centennial Professor in Services to Children and Families |
(512) 471-1393 |
School of Social Work: 3.122G

Education: Ed.D., Harvard University

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Madeline Y. Hsu

Professor; Department of History |
512-475-9303 |
GAR 3.404

Education: Ph.D., Yale University

Interests: Asian American studies, Cold War, migration, transnationalism, and ethnic studies

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Su Yeong Kim

Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, College of Natural Sciences |
(512) 471-5524 |
SEA 2.322G

Education: Ph.D. Human Development and Family Sciences, University of California, Davis

Interests: Mexican American and Chinese American families and immigration, acculturation, language brokering, parenting, depressive symptoms, school achievement, measurement invariance

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Huaiyin Li

Professor, Director of Center for East Asian Studies |
512-475-7910 |
GAR 3.202

Education: Ph.D., 2000, University of California, Los Angeles

Interests: Modern Chinese history; Contemporary Chinese economy, society, and politics; Imperial China; Chinese culture and religion; Gender and family; Agrarian studieS; Comparative studies of development and globalization

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Patricia Maclachlan

Professor of Government and Asian Studies; Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Professor of Japanese Studies |
512-232-1724 |
BAT 3.150

Education: Ph.D., Columbia University

Interests: Comparative Politics; Politics of Japan and East Asia

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John W. Traphagan

Professor |
512-232-0874 |
BUR 520

Education: Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Interests: Astrobiology | Japanese religion & society | ritual | medical anthropology | science, technology, and culture | ruralities in Japan

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Scott Wolford

Professor |
BAT 4.152

Education: Ph.D., Emory University

Interests: International Conflict, International Institutions, Game Theory

Associate Professors

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Kirsten Cather

(on leave)
Associate Professor |
512-471-0031 |
WCH 4.112

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests: modern Japanese literature and film; censorship, suicide, and death in modern Japan; adaptations; translation theory and practice

Lalitha Gopalan

Associate Professor |
512-471-4071 |
CMA 6.118

Education: PhD, University of Rochester

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Heather Hindman

Associate Professor |
512-471-1667 |
WCH 4.104C

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests: Critical development, entrepreneurialism, expatriate communities, social theory, global labor and gender

Xiaofen Keating

Associate Professor |
512-232-3565 |
SZB 428N

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Ward Keeler

Associate Professor |
512-471-8520 |
SAC 4.128

Education: PhD, University of Chicago

Interests: Anthropology and expressive culture, including music, theatre, and literature; language and culture; postcoloniality; Java and Bali (Indonesia), and Burma.

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Tse-min Lin

Associate Professor |
512-232-7248 |
BAT 4.144

Education: Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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Xiaobo Lü

Associate Professor |
512-232-7257 |
BAT 3.152

Education: Ph.D., Yale University

Interests: Distributive politics of development; Chinese politics; comparative and international political economy

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Robert M Oppenheim

Professor |
512-471-7279 |
WCH 5.134

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests: Korean anthropology and history; science/tech/society; heritage; objects/materiality; history of anthropology

Assistant Professors

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Wenhong Chen

Assistant Professor |
512-471-4952 |
CMA 5.142

Education: Ph.D., University of Toronto

Joshua Eisenman

Assistant Professor

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Grace MyHyun Kim

Assistant Professor |
(512) 232-4861 |
SZB 334B

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

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Amy Liu

Assistant Professor

Education: Ph.D., Emory University

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Youjeong Oh

Assistant Professor |
512-475-6032 |
WCH 5.114

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests: Urban processes in Korea and East Asia; Neoliberalism and Urban Space; Korean popular culture


Joseph Schaub

Lecturer |
512-475-6048 |
WCH 5.103

Education: Ph.D, University of Maryland, College Park

Senior Lecturers

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Yukie Aida

Senior Lecturer |
512-475-6049 |
WCH 5.110

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

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Camilla H Hsieh

Senior Lecturer |
512-475-6046 |
WCH 5.132

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas

Interests: Chinese language pedagogy

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Chiu-Mi Lai

Distinguished Senior Lecturer |
512-471-5811 (main) |
WCH 4.114

Education: Ph.D., University of Washington

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Naoko Suito

Senior Lecturer |
512-471-8497 |
WCH 4.110

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas

Interests: Japanese language; Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Technology

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Wen-Hua Teng

Senior Lecturer |
512-475-6047 |
WCH 5.128

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Pedagogical grammar of Chinese; curriculum design; technology-enhanced CFL pedagogy


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Chih-Wei (Elsa) Chang

Lecturer |
512-475-6041 |
WCH 5.116

Education: MA, Univeristy of Texas at Austin

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Jeanette C Chen

Lecturer |
512-475-6041 |
WCH 5.116

Interests: Languages

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Chikako H Cooke

Lecturer |
512-475-6035 |
WCH 5.104A

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Kaori Duffey

Lecturer |
512-471-1843 |
WCH 5.136

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Junko Hatanaka

Lecturer |
512-475-6042 |
WCH 5.124

Education: MA in Japanese, MS in Rhetoric and Technical Communications, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Michigan Technological University

Akemi Katayama

Lecturer |
512-471-8497 |
WCH 5.105

Education: MA, 2012, MA, 1996, The University of Alberta, Portland State University

Interests: Second language acquisition and language pedagogy

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Eun Joo Kim

Lecturer |
WCH 5.104B

Education: BA, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

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Mina Kim

Lecturer |
512-475-6045 |
WCH 5.130

Education: M.A, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

Interests: Korean language and lingustics, Korean language pedagogy

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Yi-Chun Lin

Lecturer |
512-475-6042 |
WCH 5.124

Education: M.A., Graduate Institute of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, National Taiwan Normal University.

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Yongfeng Liu

Faculty |
512-475-6043 |

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Alice McCoy-Bae

Lecturer |
512-471-1843 |
WCH 5.136

Education: M.S., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Korean Language, Korean language pedagogy, film representations of a social reality in Korea, women and gender issues in Korea, Korean food culture, and social media and its impact on learning Korean

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Midori Tanaka

Lecturer |
512-232-7104 |
WCH 5.138

Education: MA, University of Oregon

Interests: Japanese language and lingustics; pedagogy

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Shohko Yanagisawa

Lecturer |
512-475-6045 |
WCH 5.130

Education: M.A., Purdue University

Li Yang

Lecturer |
512-475-6040 |
WCH 4.104E

Other faculty

Tracy Dahlby

Professor, Frank A. Bennack, Jr. Chair in Journalism |
512-471-6272 |
CMA 5.150F

Education: MA, Harvard University

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Susan Mays

Faculty |
BUR 562

Education: PhD and MA, Columbia and Harvard

Interests: East Asia and China; economic & technological development; global economic history

Meng-Fen Su

East Asian Studies Librarian |
512-495-4323 |
PCL 2.302A