Core Faculty

PhotoNameTitle/InterestEmail
AbbasAckbar AbbasProfessor, Comparative Literature
School of Humanities
Interests: China, School of Humanities
Published Books
mabbas@uci.edu
BaumEmily BaumAssociate Professor, History
Interests: China, School of Humanities, Modern China, History of Medicine and Psychiatry in china, Comparative Medical History
Published Books
emily.baum@uci.edu
BoellstorffTom BoellstorffProfessor & Graduate Student Director, Anthropology
Interests: Indonesia, Southeast Asia, School of Social Sciences, Digital Cultures, Queer Studies
tboellst@uci.edu
ChaturvediVinayak ChaturvediAssociate Professor, History
School of Humanities
Editor, Journal of Asian Studies
Interests: South Asia, School of Humanities
Published Books
vinayak@uci.edu
ChenSheng-Chuan ChenChancellor's Professor of Psychology & Social Behavior and Education
Interests: China, School of Social Ecology, Psycology & Social Behavior and Education, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Socialization of Achievement, Adolescent Development, Brain Imaging of Language and Mathematical Learning
ChenYong ChenProfessor, History
School of Humanities
Associate Dean for Curriculum and Student Services
Interests: China, School of Humanities, Food, Asian-American History, Late 19th and 20th Century American Social and Cultural History, China-U.S. Economy
Published Books
y3chen@uci.edu
Kenneth S. ChewSenior Lecturer SOE (tenured), Planning, Policy & Design
School of Social Ecology
Interests: School of Social Ecology, China, Historical Demography, The China-U.S. Nexus following the California Gold Rush of 1849
chew@uci.edu
ChoiChungmoo ChoiAssociate Professor, East Asian Languages & Literature
Interests: Korea, School of Humanities
Published Books
cchoi@uci.edu
DongYingyi DongAssociate Professor, Economics
School of Social Sciences
Interests: China, School of Social Sciences
yyd@uci.edu
DuQian DuAssistant Professor of Teachingqiand1@uci.edu
FedmanDavid FedmanAssistant Professor, History
Interests: Korea, Japan, School of Humanities, Environmental History, Historical Geography, Global History, Modern War
dfedman@uci.edu
FengWang FengProfessor, Sociology
School of Social Sciences
Interests: China, School of Social Sciences, Social Demography, Social Inequality, Contemporary Chinese Society, Post Communist Societies, Comparative Historical Demography
fwang@uci.edu
FortunKim FortunProfessor and Chair, Anthropology
Interests: India, School of Social Sciences, Environmental Problems and Science, Science and Technology, Environmental Health, Disaster
kfortun@uci.edu
FujiiJames FujiiEmeritus Associate Professor of Japanese
School of Humanities
Interests: Japan, School of Humanities, Modern Japanese Literature, Human-animal Relation and Cultural Studies
Published Books
jafujii@uci.edu
FullerMichael FullerProfessor, East Asian Languages & Literature, School of Humanities
Interests: China, School of Humanities, Classical Chinese Poetry and Poetics, Cultural and Intellectual Contexts for Poetry, Aesthetic Theory, Linguistic Issues in Classical Chinese
Published Books
mafuller@uci.edu
GuoQitao GuoAssociate Professor of History
School of Humanities
Interests: China, School of Humanities, Ming and Qing Dynasties
Published Books
guoq@uci.edu
HuangMartin HuangProfessor, East Asian Language
Interests: China, School of Humanities, Traditional Chinese narrative, Narrative theory, Cultural history of late imperial China & Literature
Published Books
mwhuang@uci.edu
KimEleana KimAssociate Professor, Anthropology
School of Social Sciences
Interests: Korea, School of Social Sciences, Kinship, transnationalism, Environment
KimJae Hong KimAssociate Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy
School of Social Ecology
Interests: School of Social Ecology, Regional Economic Development, Land Use, Economic–physical Development nexus
jaehk6@uci.edu
KimKyung Hyun KimProfessor, East Asian Languages & Literature
School of Humanities
Professor, Visual Studies
School of Humanities
Interests: Korea, School of Humanities
Published Books
kyunghk@uci.edu
KleinSusan B. KleinProfessor of Japanese Literature and Culture, East Asian Languages & Literature
School of Humanities
Director of Religious Studies Program
Interests: Japan, School of Humanities
Published Books
sbklein@uci.edu
LeeJerry LeeAssociate Professor, English
Associate Professor, Anthropology
Associate Professor, East Asian Languages & Literature
Associate Professor, Asian American Studies
Interests: Korea, School of Humanities
Published Books
jwl@uci.edu
LeiDaphne Pi-Wei LeiProfessor, Drama
Claire Trevor School of the Arts
Interests: China, Chinese Opera, Asian and Asian-American Theatre, Intercultural, Transnational and Postcolonial Performances, Ethnic, Gender and Diasporic Studies
dlei@uci.edu
LimBliss Cua LimAssociate Professor, Film & Media Studies
School of Humanities
Interests: Southeast Asia, School of Humanities, Philippine Cinema, Cinematic Temporality, Queer Temporality, Moving Image Archives, Postcolonial and Feminist Film Theory, Transnational Asian Cinemas
Published Books
film@uci.edu
LiuCatherine LiuUndergraduate Director, Film & Media Studies
School of Humanities
Interests: School of Humanities, Surveillance, Global Media and Sport, Populism, New Taiwanese Cinema, Frankfurt School, Intellectual History of Cultural Studies, Academic Conflict, Psychoanalysis, Populism
Published Books
liu@uci.edu
LongMargherita LongAssociate Professor, East Asian Languages & Literature
Interests: Japan, School of Humanities, Japanese Literature and Film, Ecocriticism, Peace Activism, Feminist Theory, Eco-Documentary
Published Books
margherita.long@uci.edu
MazumdarSanjoy MazumdarProfessor, Planning, Policy & Design
School of Social Ecology
Interests: School of Social Ecology, Environmental Studies and Design, Organizational Analysis, Management and Planning, Social and Behavioral Aspect
mazumdar@uci.edu
NamSylvia NamAssistant Professor, Anthropology
School of Social Sciences
Interests: Korea, Southeast Asia, Urban Studies, Property, Transnational Expertise
sylvia.nam@uci.edu
PatelAlka PatelAssociate Professor, Art History
Interests: South Asia, School of Humanities, South Asian Islamic Art, Architecture and Culture, Indian Ocean Commercial and Social History, Historiography of South Asian and Islamic World
Published Books
alka.patel@uci.edu
PhilipKavita PhilipAssociate Professor, History
School of Humanities
Interests: South Asia, School of Humanities, South Asia History of Science & Technology
Published Books
kphilip@uci.edu
RadhakrishnanR. RadhakrishnanChancellor's Professor, English
Chancellor's Professor, Comparative Literature
School of Humanities
Interests: South Asia, School of Humanities
Published Books
rradhakr@uci.edu
SadiqKamal SadiqAssociate Professor, Political Science
Interests: India, Southeast Asia, Social Movements and Collective Action, Political Sociology, China's Political Transition
kamal@uci.edu
ScruggsBert M. ScruggsAssociate Professor, East Asian Languages & Literature
Interests: China, School of Humanities, Chinese Language and Literature
Published Books
bms@uci.edu
SmithDavid A. SmithProfessor, Sociology
School of Social Sciences
Planning, Policy and Design
School of Social Ecology
Interests: Korea, School of Social Sciences, World Systems Analysis, Urbanization, Development, Comparative-Historical Sociology, Dependent Development in East Asia, Global Cities
dasmith@uci.edu
SolingerDorothy SolingerProfessor, Political Science
School of Social Sciences
Interests: China, School of Social Sciences, Chinese Domestic Politics and Political Economy, Comparative Politics, East Asian Politics
dorjsoli@uci.edu
SuYang SuAssociate Professor of Sociology
School of Social Sciences
Interests: China, School of Social Sciences, Social Movements and Collective Action, Political Sociology, China's Political Transition
su.yang@uci.edu
SuhSerk-Bae SuhAssociate Professor, East Asian Languages & Literature
School of Humanities
Interests: Korea, Japan, School of Humanities, Modern Korean Literature
Published Books
suhsb@uci.edu
UriuRobert UriuAssociate Professor, Political Science
Interests: Japan, School of Social Sciences, International relations, International Political Economy, International Politics of East Asia (particularly Japan)
rmuriu@uci.edu
WalthallAnne WalthallEmeritus Professor of History
Interests: Japan, School of Humanities, Early Modern Japan, peasant culture, especially peasant uprisings and women, Tokyo, palace women in Japan and around the world
Published Books
walthall@uci.edu
WangFeng WangProfessor, Sociology
School of Social Sciences
Interests: China, School of Social Sciences, Comparative demographic, economic, and social processes, Social inequality in state socialisms, Contemporary Chinese Society
fwang@uci.edu
WasserstromJeffrey WasserstromChancellor's Professor, History
School of Humanities
Professor (by Courtesy)
School of Law
Historical Writing Mentor, Literary Journalism
School of Humanities
Interests: China, School of Humanities, Protest, Globalization, Gender, Urban
Published Books
jwassers@uci.edu
Winther-TamakiBert Winther-TamakiChair, Art History
School of Humanities
Professor, Visual Studies
Interests: Japan, School of Humanities, History of Modern Japanese Art and Visual Culture., Ecocriticism. Asian American Art, History of interactions between Japanese and American art worlds, Art and globalization
Published Books
dewinthe@uci.edu
WueRoberta WueAssociate Professor, Art History
Interests: China, School of Humanities, 19th and 20th Century Chinese Art, Photography
Published Books
rwue@uci.edu
YingHu YingProfessor, East Asian Languages & Literature
School of Humanities
Interests: China, School of Humanities, Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, Translation Study, Feminist Theories
Published Books
huying@uci.edu
ZhanMei ZhanAssistant Professor, Anthropology
Interests: China, School of Social Sciences, Medical Anthropology, Science and Technology Studies, Theory and Methodology, Chinese Medicine, Globalization
mzhan@uci.edu