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Nancy Hope

Associate Director, Kansas Consortium for Teaching about Asia (KCTA)
Associate Director for Special Projects, Confucius Institute
Primary office:
324 Bailey Hall

Nancy Hope has MA degrees in education, fine arts and Asian art history. She has lived in Japan for nearly nine years, first as an officer in the United States Navy and then in Kyoto as a designer and dyer of kimono for a Japanese firm. Prior to this, she was involved in educational and community outreach at the Children's Museum in Boston.

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CEAS offers an M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies.This interdisciplinary degree focused on 20th and 21st century East Asia provides students with in-depth interdisciplinary knowledge of a selected East Asian country (China, Korea, Japan); a broad knowledge of modern East Asia; and social science research skills and methods appropriate to international area studies. For more information click here, or contact Ayako Mizumura, CEAS Assistant Director: or 785-864-1478.

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