College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

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 M.A. Program

The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at The University of Kansas now offers an M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies. Full-time students with prior East Asian language training will be able to complete the degree within 12 months. For more information about this M.A. program including specific requirements for admission, visit, or contact Ayako Mizumura, Assistant Director of CEAS, by email ( or call 785-864-1478. You can also download our program flyer (PDF) Please share this information with your friends, colleagues and students! We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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