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Heather Hindman

Associate Professor

h.hindman@mail.utexas.edu |
512-471-1667 |
WCH 4.104C

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

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

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Robert M Oppenheim

Professor

rmo@austin.utexas.edu |
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

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John W. Traphagan

Professor

jtrap@utexas.edu |
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

Asian American Studies


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Madeline Y. Hsu

Professor; Department of History

myhsu@austin.utexas.edu |
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

su.yeong.kim@utexas.edu |
(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

China


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Chih-Wei (Elsa) Chang

Lecturer

elsa.chang@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6041 |
WCH 5.116

Education: MA, Univeristy of Texas at Austin

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Sung-Sheng (Yvonne) Chang

Professor

yvonne@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6036 |
WCH 4.124

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Chinese Area IV and Literature

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Jeanette C Chen

Lecturer

jeanettechen@utexas.edu |
512-475-6041 |
WCH 5.116

Interests: Languages

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Wenhong Chen

Assistant Professor

wenhong.chen@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-4952 |
CMA 5.142

Education: Ph.D., University of Toronto

Joshua Eisenman

Assistant Professor

eisenman@utexas.edu

Rowena Fong

Professor, Ruby Lee Piester Centennial Professor in Services to Children and Families

rfong@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-1393 |
School of Social Work: 3.122G

Education: Ed.D., Harvard University

Lalitha Gopalan

Associate Professor

lalitha.gopalan@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-4071 |
CMA 6.118

Education: PhD, University of Rochester

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Camilla H Hsieh

Senior Lecturer

camilla@utexas.edu |
512-475-6046 |
WCH 5.132

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas

Interests: Chinese language pedagogy

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Huaiyin Li

Professor

hli@utexas.edu |
512-475-7910 |
GAR 3.202

Education: PhD, UCLA, Department of History

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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Yi-Chun Lin

Lecturer

yichunlin@austin.utexas.edu |
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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Xiaobo Lü

Associate Professor

xiaobolu@austin.utexas.edu |
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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Susan Mays

Faculty

smays@utexas.edu |
BUR 562

Education: PhD and MA, Columbia and Harvard

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

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Wen-Hua Teng

Senior Lecturer

whteng@utexas.edu |
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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Luke Waring

Assistant Professor

luke.waring@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6024 |
WCH 4.122

Education: Ph.D., Princeton University

Interests: Early Chinese literature and cultural history (1250 BCE-220 CE).

Film


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Kirsten Cather

Associate Professor, Director of Center for East Asian Studies

kcather@austin.utexas.edu |
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

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Sung-Sheng (Yvonne) Chang

Professor

yvonne@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6036 |
WCH 4.124

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Chinese Area IV and Literature

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Wenhong Chen

Assistant Professor

wenhong.chen@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-4952 |
CMA 5.142

Education: Ph.D., University of Toronto

Lalitha Gopalan

Associate Professor

lalitha.gopalan@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-4071 |
CMA 6.118

Education: PhD, University of Rochester

History


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Madeline Y. Hsu

Professor; Department of History

myhsu@austin.utexas.edu |
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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Huaiyin Li

Professor

hli@utexas.edu |
512-475-7910 |
GAR 3.202

Education: PhD, UCLA, Department of History

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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Robert M Oppenheim

Professor

rmo@austin.utexas.edu |
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

Japan


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Yukie Aida

Senior Lecturer

aiday@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6049 |
WCH 5.110

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

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Kirsten Cather

Associate Professor, Director of Center for East Asian Studies

kcather@austin.utexas.edu |
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

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Chikako H Cooke

Lecturer

hirayama_cooke@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6035 |
WCH 5.104A

Tracy Dahlby

Professor, Frank A. Bennack, Jr. Chair in Journalism

tracy.dahlby@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-6272 |
CMA 5.150F

Education: MA, Harvard University

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Kaori Duffey

Lecturer

kaorid@utexas.edu |
512-471-1843 |
WCH 5.136

Lalitha Gopalan

Associate Professor

lalitha.gopalan@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-4071 |
CMA 6.118

Education: PhD, University of Rochester

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Junko Hatanaka

Lecturer

jhatanaka@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6042 |
WCH 5.124

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

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Brian Hurley

Assistant Professor

brian.hurley@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6048 |
WCH 4.104E

Akemi Katayama

Lecturer

akataya@austin.utexas.edu |
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

Gerlinde Leiding

Professor Emeritus

ger@mail.utexas.edu |
(512) 471-5665 |
GOL 3.104

Education: Architektin, Werkkunstschule Krefeld (Germany)

Interests: Design; History of Asian Architecture; Modern Japanese Architecture

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Patricia Maclachlan

Professor of Government and Asian Studies; Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Professor of Japanese Studies

pmaclachlan@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-1724 |
BAT 3.150

Education: Ph.D., Columbia University

Interests: Comparative Politics; Politics of Japan and East Asia

Shelby Oxenford

Lecturer

shelby.oxenford@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6011 |
WCH 4.116

Joseph Schaub

 
(on leave)
Lecturer

joseph.schaub@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6048 |
WCH 5.103

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

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Naoko Suito

Senior Lecturer

n.suito@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-8497 |
WCH 4.110

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas

Interests: Japanese language; Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Technology

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Saori Suto

Lecturer

saori.suto@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6042 |
WCH 5.124

Education: MA, California State University, Long Beach

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Midori Tanaka

Lecturer

midori@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-7104 |
WCH 5.138

Education: MA, University of Oregon

Interests: Japanese language and lingustics; pedagogy

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John W. Traphagan

Professor

jtrap@utexas.edu |
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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Shohko Yanagisawa

Lecturer

syanagisawa@utexas.edu |
512-475-6045 |
WCH 5.130

Education: M.A., Purdue University

Korea


Lalitha Gopalan

Associate Professor

lalitha.gopalan@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-4071 |
CMA 6.118

Education: PhD, University of Rochester

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Grace MyHyun Kim

Assistant Professor

grace@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 232-4861 |
SZB 334B

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

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Mina Kim

Lecturer

mina.kim@austin.utexas.edu |
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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Alice McCoy-Bae

Lecturer

mccoy-bae@austin.utexas.edu |
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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Youjeong Oh

Associate Professor

youjeong@utexas.edu |
512-475-6032 |
WCH 5.114

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

Interests: Urban processes in Korea and East Asia; Development and Social Movement; Media, Tourism and Place; Korean Popular Culture

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Robert M Oppenheim

Professor

rmo@austin.utexas.edu |
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

Language


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Chih-Wei (Elsa) Chang

Lecturer

elsa.chang@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6041 |
WCH 5.116

Education: MA, Univeristy of Texas at Austin

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Jeanette C Chen

Lecturer

jeanettechen@utexas.edu |
512-475-6041 |
WCH 5.116

Interests: Languages

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Chikako H Cooke

Lecturer

hirayama_cooke@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6035 |
WCH 5.104A

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Camilla H Hsieh

Senior Lecturer

camilla@utexas.edu |
512-475-6046 |
WCH 5.132

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas

Interests: Chinese language pedagogy

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Grace MyHyun Kim

Assistant Professor

grace@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 232-4861 |
SZB 334B

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

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Naoko Suito

Senior Lecturer

n.suito@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-8497 |
WCH 4.110

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas

Interests: Japanese language; Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Technology

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Midori Tanaka

Lecturer

midori@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-7104 |
WCH 5.138

Education: MA, University of Oregon

Interests: Japanese language and lingustics; pedagogy

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Wen-Hua Teng

Senior Lecturer

whteng@utexas.edu |
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

Literature


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Kirsten Cather

Associate Professor, Director of Center for East Asian Studies

kcather@austin.utexas.edu |
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

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Sung-Sheng (Yvonne) Chang

Professor

yvonne@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6036 |
WCH 4.124

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Chinese Area IV and Literature

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Chiu-Mi Lai

Distinguished Senior Lecturer

cmlai@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-5811 (main) |
WCH 4.114

Education: Ph.D., University of Washington

Media Coverage of Asia


Tracy Dahlby

Professor, Frank A. Bennack, Jr. Chair in Journalism

tracy.dahlby@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-6272 |
CMA 5.150F

Education: MA, Harvard University

Political Science


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Tse-min Lin

Associate Professor

tml@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-7248 |
BAT 4.144

Education: Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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Amy Liu

Assistant Professor

amy.liu@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Emory University

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Xiaobo Lü

Associate Professor

xiaobolu@austin.utexas.edu |
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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Scott Wolford

Professor

swolford@austin.utexas.edu |
BAT 4.152

Education: Ph.D., Emory University

Interests: International Conflict, International Institutions, Game Theory

Popular Culture


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Sung-Sheng (Yvonne) Chang

Professor

yvonne@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6036 |
WCH 4.124

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Chinese Area IV and Literature

Lalitha Gopalan

Associate Professor

lalitha.gopalan@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-4071 |
CMA 6.118

Education: PhD, University of Rochester

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Grace MyHyun Kim

Assistant Professor

grace@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 232-4861 |
SZB 334B

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

Taiwan


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Sung-Sheng (Yvonne) Chang

Professor

yvonne@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6036 |
WCH 4.124

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Chinese Area IV and Literature