Meet the Asian Studies Faculty
Professor of Economics
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1986"I am interested in environmental economics and in fundamental philosophical questions involved in the economics curriculum."
Professor of Anthropology and Sociology
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1984"I have always been fascinated with the relation between culture and mind, with how the particular cultural notions that we happen to have grown up with affect our cognitive processes more generally."
Robert W. Murphy Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., Tulane University, 1969"I have designed and taught two new courses-one on international non-governmental organizations, the other on the transnational politics of Western Europe."
Assistant Professor of Asian Studies
Ph.D., Chinese, University of Minnesota, 2009"Currently I am researching cross-cultural interactions between China and the West during the 1930s."
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