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Cheong, So-Min
CEAS Director; Associate Professor, Geography and Atmospheric Science

disaster management, climate change adaptation, coastal environment

Nancy Hope
Associate Director, Kansas Consortium for Teaching about Asia (KCTA), Associate Director for Special Projects, Confucius Institute
324 Bailey Hall
Ayako Mizumura
Assistant Director
209 Bailey Hall
Randi Hacker
Outreach Director
208 Bailey Hall
Jun Fu
Program/FLAS Coordinator
200 Bailey Hall
Megan Phelps
Program Assistant
208 Bailey Hall
Graduate Academic Advisor, MA in Contemporary East Asian Studies
310 Bailey Hall
Program Assistant
Bailey Hall 201

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CEAS Affiliated Faculty

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, or contact Ayako Mizumura, Assistant Director of CEAS, by email ( or call 785-864-1478.

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