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All dedicated and affiliated East Asian Studies faculty, lecturers, visiting scholars, and teaching associates follow below.

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Anthony Barbieri-Low
Ph.D., Princeton University Associate Professor of History
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Michael Berry
Ph.D., Columbia University Professor

Contemporary Chinese Cultural Studies
Director of East Asia Center at UCSB

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José Cabezón
Ph.D., The University of Wisconsin Professor of Religious Studies

Dalai Lama Endowed Chair

Tibetan Buddhism

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Akiyo Cantrell
Lecturer

Japanese Language

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Shu-Chuan (Bella) Chen
M.A., National Taiwan Normal University (Taiwan) Lecturer

Chinese Language Program Coordinator

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Michael Curtin
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Professor of Film & Media Studies

Mellichamp Professor of Global Studies

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Laurie A. Freeman
Ph.D., UC Berkeley Associate Professor of Political Science

Comparative Japanese Politics

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Sabine Frühstück
Modern Japanese Cultural Studies
Ph.D., University of Vienna Professor

Modern Japanese Cultural Studies

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Daoxiong Guan
M.A., Washington University in St. Louis; M.A., Nanjing University (China) Lecturer

Chinese Language & Literature

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Tsuyoshi Hasegawa
Ph.D., University of Washington Professor of History

Soviet/Japanese Relations

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Chen-Chuan (Jennifer) Hsu
M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara B.A., National Taiwan University Lecturer

Chinese Language Instructor

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Yunte Huang
Ph.D., SUNY-Buffalo Professor of English

Asian American and Transpacific Literature and Translation

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Suk-Young Kim
Professor of Theater & Dance

Dramatic Art & Dance

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ann-elise lewallen
Ph.D., University of Michigan Assistant Professor

Modern Japanese Cultural Studies

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Xiaorong Li
Ph.D., McGill University Associate Professor

Late Imperial (Ming-Qing) Chinese Literature

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Hiroko Matsuzaki
Postdoctoral Fellow

Research topic: A genealogy of Taiwanese children’s literature



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Kate McDonald
Ph.D., UC San Diego Assistant Professor of History

Modern Japan

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John Nathan
Ph.D., Harvard University Takashima Professor

Japanese Cultural Studies

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David Novak
Ph.D., Columbia University Associate Professor of Music

Modern Japan, Media, and Technology

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Hyung-Il Pai
Ph.D., Harvard University Professor

Korean History, East Asian Archeology

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Fabio Rambelli
International Shinto Foundation Chair in Shinto Studies
Ph.D., University of Venice Chair & Professor

Japanese Religions, Semiotics

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Luke Roberts
Ph.D., Princeton University Professor of History

Japanese History

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Katherine Saltzman-Li
Ph.D., Stanford University Associate Professor

Japanese and Comparative Literature

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Bhaskar Sarkar
Ph.D., University of Southern California Associate Professor of Film & Media Studies

Post-Colonial Media Theory, Cultural Theory, Asian Cinemas

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Chikako Shinagawa
Lecturer

Japanese Language (Program Coordinator)

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Paul Spickard
Ph.D., UC Berkeley Professor of History

20th-century U.S. Social and Cultural History

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Dominic Steavu-Balint
Ph.D., Stanford University Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Chinese Religions and Chinese Buddhism

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Peter Sturman
Ph.D., Yale University Professor of Art History

Chinese Painting and Calligraphy

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Hiroko Sugawara
Lecturer

Japanese Language

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Ren Tan
Ph.D. Candidate, City University of Hong Kong

Research topic: Confucianism in Early Modern Japan



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Kuo-Ch'ing Tu
Ph.D., Stanford University Professor

Chinese Poetry and Poetics, Taiwan Literature and World Literatures in Chinese

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Miriam Wattles
Ph.D., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University Associate Professor of Art History

Early Modern and Modern Japanese Visual Culture

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Naoki Yamamoto
Ph.D., Yale University Assistant Professor of Film & Media Studies

Film theory, Asian cinema, Japanese Popular Culture.

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Yoko Yamauchi
Lecturer

Japanese Language

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Mayfair Yang 楊美惠
Ph.D., UC Berkeley Professor of EALCS & Religious Studies
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Lin Yi
Associate Professor
Deputy Head of the Department of
Sociology and Social Work, Xiamen University, China

Research topic: Civil Society and Citizenship among teachers who gather together outside the classroom to discuss different philosophies of teaching



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Hsiao-Jung (Sharon) Yu
Ph.D., UC Berkeley Professor

Chinese Language

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Wu Yun
Associate Professor, Translation Studies
Shanghai International Studies University, China
Research topic: Translation and Reception of Contemporary Chinese Literature in the United States


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Xiaojian Zhao
Ph.D., UC Berkeley Professor of Asian American Studies

Asian American Studies

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Xiaowei Zheng
Ph.D., UC San Diego Assistant Professor

Modern China

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