College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Sheree Willis

Executive Director, KU Confucius Institute
Primary office:
913-897-8612


Sheree Willis was named the new director of the Confucius Institute during the summer of 2008.

Before joining CEAS, she worked on China projects for the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and for the Office of Study Abroad. Sheree has also worked as a consultant and freelance Chinese-English interpreter and translator for over ten years. She was a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State from 1984 to 1992, serving primarily in Asia. She has M.A. and B.A. degrees from KU in East Asian Languages and Cultures and has studied in Zhengzhou and Taipei.


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The KU Center for East Asian Studies has affiliated faculty in numerous departments and schools across the University. If you are a KU faculty member with teaching or research interests related to East Asia, learn more about becoming an affiliated faculty member.

 
CEAS M.A. Program

The KU Center for East Asian Studies 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, or Japan); a broad knowledge of modern East Asia; and social science research skills and methods appropriate to international area studies.

For more information about this M.A. program including specific requirements for admission, visit www.ceas.ku.edu/degrees, or contact Ayako Mizumura, Assistant Director of CEAS, by email (ceasma@ku.edu) or call 785-864-1478.

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