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Asian Studies Faculty

Faculty in the Asian Studies program include professors of art, economics, history, international business, literature, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion and sociology. The Asian languages faculty are native speakers with extensive experience in teaching American students the languages of China and Japan. They are recognized scholars and field researchers with currently active projects in Asia.

Asian Studies Faculty
Marty Bell Asian Religions and their practices
Cynthia Bisson History of East Asia
Study Abroad, Women's/Gender Studies
Katie Boatman Contemporary Chinese art
Judy Bullington Art and Architecture of East Asia
Dennis Chen

International Business, Doing Business in China, Global Supply Chain Management, Study Abroad

Howard Cochran International Business and Economics, East Asian Business, especially China, Study Abroad
Andy Davis Philosophies of India, Yoga
Peter Giordano Comparative and Cross-cultural Psychology of Asia, espcially China, Study Abroad
Nathan Griffith Politics and Political Movements of East Asia
Ernest Heard Southeast Asian Cultures and Religtions, especially
Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore
Qingjun Li Chinese Language Pedagogy, East and Southern Asian Gender Relations and Cultures, Asian and Chinese American Studies, Study Abroad
Ronnie Littlejohn East Asian Philosophies and Religions, especially China, Study Abroad
Marcia McDonald   Literatures of East Asia, especially China, Asian American Literature, Chinese Literature, WOmen's/Gender Studies, Study Abroad
Matthew McNicoll Japanese Language Pedagogy, Japanese Cultural History
Jeffrey Overby International Business in East (China, Japan, Korea) and Central Asia, Study Abroad
John Paine Literatures of East Asia, especailly Japan, Study Abroad
Dan Schafer History of Central Asia
Andi Stepnick Social Problems and Issues of India and South Asia, especially minority relations
Andrea Stover Literature of Japan, Study Abroad
Jonathan Thorndike East Asia Studies, especially Japan Studies, Study Abroad
Marieta Velikova International Economics, especially
China, Hong Kong/Macau, India, Japan, Korea, Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand
Business, Development Studies, Study Abroad
Sehyun Yoo

International Finance, Korean Studies