College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Contemporary East Asian Faculty

Megan Greene
Associate Professor, History;

Modern Chinese history, Republican Chinese history, especially ROC science policy on Taiwan

Mizumura, Ayako
Lecturer , Academic Director, Center for East Asian Studies

Interracial marriage, sociology of Japan, Japanese culture, Asian military wives and globalization in East Asia

Baskett, Michael
Associate Professor, Chair, Department of Film & Media Studies
785.864.1384
Summerfield Hall, 230

Asian films, particularly Japanese, silent and early world cinema, colonial and diasporic cinemas, film/media history and criticism, and postcolonial film studies

Cai, Hui
Associate Professor, Associate Director, Institute of Health and Wellness Design, The Department of Architecture
Marvin Hall, 418

Cultural impacts on healthcare design, Chinese hospital design, Evidence-based Design

Canda, Edward R.
Professor Emeritus, School of Social Welfare

Spiritual diversity in social work theory and practice; philosophy of social work; qualitative research methods; international social work; Korean social welfare in relation to Korean philosophy and religions; East Asian and international perspectives on social welfare

Professor, Chairperson, Sociology
785-864-9415
Fraser Hall, Room 748

Gender, religion, race and ethnicity, and East Asian studies; politics of gender and conversion in contemporary South Korean evangelicalism

Dwyer, Arienne M.
Professor, Anthropology, Co-Director, Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities
785.864.2649
Fraser Hall, 638

Linguistic anthropology, typology, field methods, media archives; endangered-language documentation; China and Central Asia

Associate Curator, Spencer Museum of Art
785-864-0143

Curator, Global Contemporary & Asian Art

Lecturer, School of Business
785.864.2889
Capitol Federal Hall, 3178

Comparative & Cross-Cultural Management, International Management, International Business, Business Practices in China, Managing Internationally, International Business Strategy

Ho, Harper Virginia
Professor, School of Law
785.864.9217
Green Hall, 412

Comparative corporate governance, corporate finance, sustainable finance, comparative law, and modern Chinese law

Ho, Alfred Tat-Kei
Professor, Public Affairs & Administration
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Wescoe Hall, 4060U

Performance budgeting and management

Kaneko, Maki
Associate Professor, History of Art
785.864.1495
Spencer Museum of Art, 209

20th-century and contemporary Japanese art history

Professor, Undergraduate Director for Political Science, Director of the Center for East Asian Studies
785-864-9025
Blake Hall, Room 521

Comparative politics, Chinese politics, rural political development

Kim, Changhwan
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Sociology
785.864.9426
Fraser Hall, 707

Work and organizations, race and ethnicity, Korea studies, and quantitative methodology

Li, Yan
Associate Professor, East Asian Languages & Cultures, Coordinator of the Chinese Language Program
785.864.9130
Wescoe Hall, 2111


Chinese linguistics, second language acquisition, the acquisition and instruction of Chinese

Nam, Yoonmi
Professor, East Asian Languages & Cultures
785.864.5504
Chalmers Hall, 212A

Visual Art, Contemporary Art, Printmaking, Japanese Woodblock Printing, Lithography

Associate Professor, Docking Young Faculty Scholar, Journalism
785.864.7612
Stauffer-Flint Hall, 207A

Digital media, international communication, civic engagements, South Korea, East Asia

Maya Stiller
Associate Professor, History of Art
785.864.1157
Spencer Museum of Art, 231

History, literature, religions, and art history of Korea

Associate Professor, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Anthropology
785.864.2645
Fraser Hall, 611

Gender, sexuality, subjectivity, labor, class, capitalism, cultural anthropology, feminist theory, Japan

Xiao, Hui (Faye)
Associate Professor, Department Chair, East Asian Languages & Cultures
785.864.9079
Wescoe Hall, 2105

Modern and contemporary Chinese literature, Chinese cinema, youth culture, and gender studies

Associate Professor, East Asian Languages & Cultures
785.864.3207
Wescoe Hall, 2100

Korean Studies, anthropology and folklore, ritual and festivals, tourism, heritage studies, regional and national identity issues, happiness studies, as well as modern and contemporary Korean history

Zhang, Jie
Professor, Linguistics
785.864.2879
Blake Hall, 420E

Phonology, phonetics, as well as psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic processing of tones in Chinese

Zhang, Yan Bing
Professor , Communication Studies, Director of Graduate Studies
785.864.9678
Bailey Hall, 101

Cultural values, age stereotypes, advertising, media effects, and intergenerational communication in China

Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, Foundation Distinguished Professor
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Joseph R. Pearson Hall,

Educational reforms, education policy, implications of technology and globalization on education, China, East Asian education systems

Zhao, Jane
Associate Professor, Business
785.864.7557
Capitol Federal Hall, 4134

Strategic management, corporate strategy; expertise in China


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